Synopsis: When motocross and heavy metal obsessed thirteen-year-old Jacob's increasing delinquent behavior forces CPS to place his little brother, Wes, with his aunt, Jacob and his emotionally absent father, Hollis, must finally take responsibility for their actions and for each other in order to bring Wes home.
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Kat Candler
Production: IFC Films
  3 wins & 5 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
99 min

Is your father at home?

Why are you here?

Let's go inside.

What do you want?


I told you not to

can not be here.

Daddy will come later,

can then return.

Can I talk to you?

Go there.

You can do it!


Get in the car. No!

Come on Jacob.

's Fine, let him.


Where is he? Calm down!

-Wes, Get off!

Hollis, he sleeps.

What do you think you're doing?

Do you think it was my idea?

CPS we had just left.

And you've got to pull yourself together.

I can not constantly play nanny.

Can I take care of the boys.

-Wes Will shortly be with me, that's all.

I can look after their children.

Really? Can you?

Rebecca would be broke your heart, and you know it.

Too much loved boys

to watching you abandoned them.

You told them? This is what,

you said that social workers?

Slow Hollis. I did not say anything to them.


What did they say?

-Idi To bed.

When he returns?

-Idi In bed, Jacob!

Hollis -Nikome not bother.

Neighbors complain again, you have to turn off the music and

get in there, son.

This is a free country,

I can do anything I want.

Do not make trouble, we do not want you back

bring if we do not.

Did you get your name?

Worthless coward!

You have anything to say, Harold?

Tell me in the face!

Hol... Holis. That's enough.

Come inside and take a nap. Come on.

Get your hands off me.

Go. No

Come on. -Get Your hands off me.

I'm going... I'm going.

Colleague was supposed to be there,

sorry I'm late.

You know you can not afford to

10-year-old is unattended.

I believe, 13-year-old parolee is not a good indicator


He is allowed to keep Jacob.

But you once a week at

advisers appointed by the court.

Do not miss a single meeting.

I have to stop drinking.

In a month we will again

make an assessment.

You're lucky that the judge

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Kat Candler

Kat Candler is an American independent filmmaker. She has credits as a director, writer, producer and film editor. Kat Candler graduated in Creative Writing at Florida State University and now lives in Austin, Texas. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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