My Life - Series 8: 7. Mum's Last Wish
Documentary following a sister and brother, Shanti and Kalvin, as they try to complete a wish list, left by their mother before she passed away.
Documentary following sister and brother, nine-year-old Shanti and 17-year-olf Kalvin as they try to complete a very special wish list, left by their mother before she sadly passed away from cancer in 2015. With their mother Seema posting vlogs about her illness and building up a large following on social media, the kids pay homage in their own special way by making a self-recorded film of their progress to show at their next movie night.
This heartwarming, momentous journey challenges the two children to confront their fears and explore the unknown, as they try everything from swimming for the first time to learning about cancer. With the support of their nanny and their extended friends and family, Shanti and Kalvin take viewers on this roller coaster ride of emotions where they not only come to terms with the loss of their mum but also look towards the future.
This film is a truthful, sensitive and hopeful insight into the reality of childhood bereavement and the power of a family's love.