May 2016

Hunky Dory

Directed by: Michael Curtis Johnson

Cast: Tomas Pais, Edouard Holdener, Nora Rothman, Chad Borden, Jeff Newburg, Peter Van Norden and Chad Hartigan.

Synopsis: Sidney always wanted to be a rock star, but he ended working for tips as a dive bar drag queen instead. He manages to make his rent by swindling his friends and family. His life takes a dramatic turn when his ex vanishes after she unexpectedly drops their 11-year-old son off at his apartment. Sidney has always been best buds with his son George, but he’s never had to bear sole responsibility for him. Sidney has been able to hide his personal demons from his son for most of his life, but as the stresses of single parenthood take their toll on Sidney, his life starts to fall apart. George gets suspicious about his mother’s absence and Sidney lies to him. After Sidney learns that George’s mother might never return, Sidney falls into crisis. He binges on drugs and alcohol, lashes out at the only people who love him and George runs away to look for his mother. Can Sidney look after his son when he doesn’t have the power to save himself?