frayed

logline:

Christina and Matt find themselves hurdling over old obstacles that they have been trying to avoid, when their mother, Dahlia, snaps again leaving them unsure of her fate.

 

Christina
16, female. A tomboy mostly managing to be the adult she's forced to be by an absent brother and a sick and unreliable mother.

 

Matt
Late teens, male. Christina's brother. No longer lives at home but returns to on the day his mother is to be released from the hospital. A caring brother but one that struggles between being a good big brother and a young man free from the unfair responsibilities heaped on him by an absent parent.

 

Daliah
Middle-aged, female. Completely unaware of the havoc she causes her family. A friendly woman who can't see beyond herself.

 

Minor roles

Nurse