The Family Jewels (Screenplay)
Feature Screenplay ©Copyright 2020 by the Author
Based on the author’s stage play of the same name.
Synopsis: Sam’s behavior has become eccentric since his wife of 60 years died; he can’t live alone and he refuses to move out of his apartment. His son and his daughter come to help him move, and a lifetime of bittersweet memories, festering resentment, and sibling rivalry erupt to the surface.
|Cast Breakdown||Sam, age 80; Stuart, age mid 40s; Janet – age late 40s|
|Location||Brooklyn, NY. The story takes place in one apartment, except for the short opening scene on a Brooklyn street in the early morning.|
|Production History||A staged reading of the play was presented on the main stage of the Criterion Theatre, Piccadilly Circus, London, West End, directed by Harris Freedman|