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“The Dark Matter of Love”
An eleven-year-old Russian orphan learns to love her adoptive American family through a scientific program.
This film follows the story of two very different girls from two very different worlds becoming sisters. Masha Rusin (12) has just been adopted into Cami Diaz’s (14) family. Masha grew up in a Russian orphanage. Cami was raised in Wisconsin and has been the exclusive focus of her parents love her entire life. The process of Masha becoming part of the Diaz family is going to change both girls forever.
Director: Sarah McCarthy (“The Sound of Mumbai: A Musical”)
Executive Producer: Al Morrow (“Donor Unknown,” “Deep Water,” “Men Who Swim”)
Producer: Grace Hughes-Hallett
About the Production:
“I’ve always been fascinated with the science of emotion so I jumped at the chance to follow an eleven-year-old orphan learn to love for the very first time through a scientific program. The film wrestles with the questions; what difference does love make to a child’s personality, what are the biological and evolutionary functions of love? Why do we need it so desperately, how do our relationships with our mothers and father influence the way we build friendships and negotiate our love lives? These are questions I think about on a daily basis!” – Sarah McCarthy