‘Theresa is a Mother’ is the story of Theresa McDermott a failed but always hopeful solo punk artist trying to survive in New York City with her 3 daughters and no husband. When things go south and she can no longer make ends meet, she is forced to pack up and move back to the small town, house and parents she ran from a decade ago. Completely out of touch with her parents, Theresa remembers their life as boring and depressed. However, from the moment she pulls up her old driveway, she realizes things have changed. Her parents (played by fan favorite Edie McClurg “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” and NYC Indie Film Fest Best Actor winner and Broadway star Richard Poe) have a plethora of new hobbies including a hot tub and late night adventures. Her parents need their space, Theresa needs a job and an old family tragedy needs closure. Old wounds, unattainable dreams, and some “other things” are exposed as a fractured family works to become whole and a woman with a few kids learns to become a mother.
‘Theresa is a Mother‘ is off to a great start winning 5 festival awards in October including BEST FEATURE and BEST DIRECTOR at the Orlando Film Festival; BEST FEATURE and BEST ACTRESS (C. Fraser Press) at the Reel Independent Film Extravaganza; and BEST SCREENPLAY and BEST ACTOR (b) at the NYC Independent Film Festival.
‘Theresa is a Mother’ is part of the International Film Festival Manhattan and is nominated for BEST US NARRATIVE on November 11, 2012 at 5:00pm at NYC’s famed Quad Cinema
About the Producers
‘Theresa is a Mother‘ is produced by A May Sky Picture Entertainment LLC. (AMSPE). AMSPE is an entertainment production company founded by C. Fraser Press and Darren Press focused on developing projects in the film, TV, music and web industries. In 2007 AMSPE produced the short film “A Driving Lesson” (written and directed by C. Fraser Press) which went on to screen at over 40 film festivals worldwide and won numerous awards and accolades from the Garden State Film Festival, Glamour Magazine’s top short films of 2008 and more. www.amspe.com