No Way to Pretty This Bizarre Picture Up

Orlando Weekly | March 27, 2007
There's no way to pretty up this bizarre picture by husband-and-wife documentary filmmakers Eric Breitenbach (My Father’s Son, 2002) and Phyllis Redman of Daytona Beach. There are two upbeat components to this tragic story about a Lory Yazurlo, a fiercely independent woman left a quadriplegic after an accident in an 18-wheeler, who lives and works at her own pig sanctuary in Bunnell, Fla., on a 20-acre settlement from CSX. The first is Yazurlo's mother, a salt-of-the-earth farm wife who may not like her wheelchair-bound girl's filthy obsession but supports and honors her right to choose her own life, even as her daughter’s mental health deteriorates. The second is the soundtrack by local country songstress Terri Binion, whose voice and music raise the essence of this story out of the muck and into the realm of freedom for all.

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