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Julianne Michelle, Edward Furlong, Steven Bauer, John Savage, Sally Kirkland, Stelio Savante, Bryan Dechart

March 2014

Psychological and supernatural drama

A young women returns home to unravel the mystery behind her mother's untimely death.

Samantha Winston (Julianne Michelle), a 22 year old woman, returns to her home town after 14 years in search of answers to her mother's untimely death. She is convinced that her father, Jack Winston (John Savage), murdered her mother. In a quest for vengeance, Samantha uncovers an evil and devastating truth.

Samantha tried to escape tragedy much of her life. After her young mother's sudden passing, when Samantha was only 8-yrs old, she went to live with her aunt in MN. Within one year her world was shattered again when her aunt was killed in a car crash. Young Samantha was then sent to live with abusive foster families, and finally she ran off to live on her own at age 16.

Returning to her childhood home as a young adult conjures up loving memories of her life as a child. However, harsh reminders of her father's drunken rampages and the sudden death of her 32 year old mother dominate her thoughts. She is convinced that her father, 20 years her mother's senior, a jealous and verbally abusive alcoholic, committed this unthinkable crime.

In the exhaustive search for evidence Samantha seeks answers from Lucas Drake (Steven Bauer), her mother's best friend and a successful funeral director and mortuary owner, and her Uncle Thomas (Edward Furlong), amongst others. As the deep dark secrets of evil plots and schemes in this town unfold, the mystery thickens.