WHAT ABOUT THE BOY?

CHESAPEAKE FILMS - as PROD

Drama - Development 2014

What About the Boy? A Father's Pledge to His Disabled Son chronicles a family's rejection of hopelessness and their pursuit of a normal life.

    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Drama, Family
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Budget
    • 5 - 10 M$
    • Writer(s)
    • Stephen GALLUP
    • Producer(s)
    • Joel FRANCO (Chesapeake Films)
    • Synopsis
    • Nobody knew what hurt little Joseph. Perhaps some toxin had invaded his mother's body before his birth. Perhaps it was the difficult birth itself. Or maybe the origin of his disabilities was genetic. Whatever the cause, something had gone terribly wrong — but no one was offering solutions or reasonable guidance.
      He cried most of the time, and thrashed about as if in great pain. He wasn't learning how to crawl, talk, or interact normally. His parents sought medical help and were told at first not to worry so much. Later, the professionals recommended counseling to help the parents accept reality. Nothing could help their son, and the quality of their own lives was at risk.
      Refusal to accept that advice launched an improbable journey that changed their lives forever.
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