Five Nights in Maine

Synopsis: A young African American man, reeling from the tragic loss of his wife, travels to rural Maine to seek answers from his estranged mother-in-law, who is herself confronting guilt and grief over her daughter's death.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Maris Curran
Production: Loveless Entertainment
  2 wins & 3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
82 min



Falling asleep?


I think you are.


-Are you sure?

-I am.

Are you sure?

I'm sure.

My stomach's gonna start

growling any second now.

I think you're falling asleep.

I'm not falling asleep.

Don't start.


Start what?


What did I start?


-What did I star?


Stop it.


Stop it!


I don't know what

you're talking about.

It's not fair.


Because you're not--

you're not ticklish.

It's not fair.

Oh, sorry.




make fun of me.

Don't go away, yo.




One new message.

Fiona, it's Juan.

Where are you?

I just tried your cell phone.

Uh, I don't know what

you want me to do.

I'm gonna go ahead

and start the meeting.

Come late if you can.

Call me.


This is Fiona.

Leave a message, and

I'll get back to you.


Sherwin, it's me.

I think you're right.

I should go see my mom

before it's too late.

I'll call you on my home.

Love you.



Is this sherwin Owens?

Yeah, who's this?


live at 21 long Avenue?

Yeah, I do.

This is officer holson, the

Atlanta police department.

We sent an officer

by twice today

to get in contact with you.

Uh, what is this concerning?


sorry to tell you

this over the phone, Mr.

Owens, but your wife was

involved in a traffic accident.

And it was a fatal accident.

Mr. Owens, you're still here?

Would you like to

speak to someone, sir?

We can send an officer

by immediately.


can you-- can you please--

can you please, um-- can

you help-- but can you--

hey, this is Fiona.

Leave a message.

Hi, uh, mr Owens?


Uh, John Scott from

Lincoln crematorium.

May I come in?

I-- I know how difficult

it must be to come to us.

So I am happy to

bring her to you.

Thank you.

I'm very sorry for your loss.

Mr Owens?

I need you to sign.

Hello, sunshine.


Get up.


Get up.

Sherwin, come on.

Get up.

What are you doing here?

Shouldn't you be at work?



P, seriously, can you--


There we go.

Oh. You need to stop

smoking and drinking.

It's disgusting.

And you stink.

Come eat.

I don't know what would

make you think I want to eat.

Because you haven't

in I don't know how long.

What are you gonna

do about the service?

Seriously, p, I know

you're trying to help,

but you-- you just need to--

I'm getting

15 calls a day.

Well, tell them to get a life.

There's no fucking way.

All right.

I will take care of it.

Just let it go.

Let it go.

Just let it ring.


reached sherwin and Fiona.

Please leave a message.

It's lucina.

It's her mom.

I wanted to see

if you might like to come

up here to Maine for a bit.

I though it might

do us some good.

No need to call.

There is nothing

you could have done.

Course there is.


You did not put her in that car.

I was supposed to

take care of her.

And you did.

How can you say that?

And then missing her.

You have the food.

And there's no reason to

call Fiona's mom back.

I'll deal with her.

Call me if you need me.

I love you.

Everything is

harder than it is.

Should we go see her?

I don't know.

She tried to destroy us.

We're strong.

Come on.

Go see your uncle.


What are

you doing here?

Mom said you wanted to play.

Did she?

I've got a-- I've got a cold.

You swapped these.

No, I didn't.

So why-- where am I?

Click start.

I just clicked start.

No, you didn't.

You're crazy.


I still win.

Oh, you're right.


Can you get out of the way?

Really, mom?

Give me a second.

Give me a second.

Cleaning up after you.

What happened?

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