Five Nights In Maine | 2015

Directed by: Maris Curran

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Main Plot

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.


  • David Oyelowo's character plays a grieving widower seeking solace in his estranged mother-in-law's home after his wife's death.
  • Dianne Wiest's character plays a supporting role as the mother-in-law of the main character, providing emotional support and guidance.
  • Rosie Perez's character, Mary, plays a pivotal role in the plot as the mother of the deceased wife.

Ending Explained

In the ending of Five Nights in Maine, Sherwin, grieving over the loss of his wife Fiona, visits her estranged mother Lucinda. Despite initial tension, they gradually connect and find solace in each other's company. Sherwin eventually leaves, but not before sharing a tender moment with Lucinda, hinting at a possibility of healing and moving forward.

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Maris Curran David Oyelowo Dianne Wiest Rosie Perez