he suffers a stroke Annie-Mary is forced to
become his full-time carer, giving up her own
dream of a place at the Milan School of Opera.
comes from real life friends Matthew Rhys and
Ioan Gruffudd, playing a bitchy gay couple who
run the corner shop in the village.
movie, which was filmed at Pontycymmer in the
Garw Valley, also features many local people at,
and their efforts could have helped produce a
Annie-Mary has already won an award at the
Sun-Dance Film Festival, proving a big hit with
American and Japanese audiences.
film's director, Sara Sugarman, said she hoped
Wales would get behind the film as well:
"It's putting Wales on the map and we've got
everyone in it so I'd love it
here for a review of the film from Alan Binks (a
must read, I cried laughing)