LGBT - Completed 2017

Steven, a suicidal high schooler, finds hope when the new kid in town befriends him on the first day of senior year, changing his life forever.

& Awards

Hollywood and Vine Film Festival 2016
Best Feature Screenplay
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • LGBT, Social issues, Drama
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 50 - + M$
    • Writer(s)
    • Maria CAPP, Grant HARLING, Johnny FIORE
    • Producer(s)
    • Autumn BAILEY (Autumn Bailey Entertainment), Charles BOX, Maria CAPP (Cappricielli Productions)
    • Synopsis
    • On the first day of senior year of high school, Steven Turano, divulges to a pro-suicide support group that he’s planning on killing himself. He’s constantly picked on by former childhood friend and school bully, Nick Perkins, and his widowed father. However, when Clarence, the new quirky kid in school, befriends him, Steven’s plans are sidetracked and he REACHES beyond his comfort zone forming stronger relationships with his father, friends and teachers.

      The boys form an inseparable bond as Clarence finds creative ways to pull Steven out of his depression. With his newfound sense of purpose and confidence, Steven learns that he’s capable of standing up to his father. While Steven’s confidence and popularity grows as a result of Clarence’s friendship, Nick’s relationship with his alcoholic father, Mr. Perkins, becomes more dysfunctional. Nick grows increasingly jealous of Steven and Clarence’s rise to power and is pushed to a breaking point at school, confronting Steven and Clarence with a