“My Mother's Idea” is a unique and compelling documentary that chronicles the lives of two dancers and their teachers at one of the most renowned ballet schools in the country. Director Maria Finitzo uses archival footage and interviews with family and former students, revealing the power the teachers had, and the profound impact their teaching – about dance and life – had on the lives of their students.
Hugo is an orphan boy living in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. He learned to fix clocks and other gadgets from his father and uncle which he puts to use keeping the train station clocks running.
A cop (Matthew McConaughey) who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer (Emile Hirsch) in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister (Juno Temple).