Among the many challenges faced by Ken Wardrop when making Undressing My Mother was a need to meet a number of potentially competing responsibilities that arose in part from the degree of self-revelation to which his mother had agreed. This article will focus on the film-maker's ultimate
success in balancing those responsibilities.
Short Film Studies is a peer-reviewed journal designed to stimulate ongoing research on individual short films as a basis for a better understanding of the art form as a whole. In each issue, two or three short films will be selected for comprehensive study, with articles illuminating each film from a variety of perspectives.