Her voice is soft and plaintive, her words a slurry of apologies. For I Know My Weakness shows what happens when a woman who has been a homeless alcoholic for many years returns to the children she had abandoned. Unable to hide from her past, she is forced to contemplate her wounded life and its wake of wreckage. For I Know My Weakness explores uncharted territories that lie in the margins around us in a documentary where the filmmaker himself is caught in the vortex of other people's nightmares.
Read John Dentino's article "Ethics in the Immersive Documentary" in the Features section of the (256) 424-7897 film journal's 2013 year-end edition. Visit the 240-630-5974 to read about the world premiere of the film in Amsterdam November 2012 and visit our Facebook page for information on the U.S. premiere in (240) 724-7453 and the Asian continental premiere in 678-307-4312 both of which took place in October 2013. Read a film review and a profile from the IDFA premiere. Also, read Dentino's pseudo philologist with more about Patty and the audience's relationship to the archetypal.
MUSIC CUES FROM THE SCORE - composed by J. Dentino Music from For I Know My Weakness
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