Michael Trainer (Matthew Modine) is a high-powered corporate lawyer, estranged from his family and his humanity; Jamal Randolph (Shane Paul McGhie) is an angry young man who has been imprisoned after enduring years of abuse in the corrupt foster care system. If Michael and Jamal can overcome their differences, they may find justice for Jamal and expose the immorality of for-profit foster care.

  • Sep 18, 2020
  • Drama

Cast & Crew

  • Louis Gossett Jr.Actor

  • Matthew ModineActor

    The youngest of seven, Matthew was born in Loma Linda, Ca, to Dolores (Warner), a bookkeeper, and Mark Alexander Modine, a drive-in theater manager. After graduating high school in Imperial Beach, Ca. Modine moved to NYC (1979). Matthew studied with Stella Adler at her Conservatory of Acting. While still a student of hers, he began landing starring roles in film, and later theatre and television. Matthew has worked with many of the most highly regarded directors including, Christopher Nolan, Oliver Stone, Sir Alan Parker, Stanley Kubrick, Robert Altman, Abel Ferrara, Alan J. Pakula, John Schlesinger, Tony Richardson, Robert Falls, Sir Peter Hall, Spike Lee, Tom DiCillo, Mike Figgis, Jonathan Demme and John Sayles. A partial list of his films include: The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Birdy (1984), Vision Quest (1985), Full Metal Jacket (1987), Married to the Mob (1988), Gross Anatomy (1989), Memphis Belle (1990), Pacific Heights (1990), Short Cuts (1993), The Browning Version (1994) and Any Given Sunday (1999). Matthew is the recipient of a Golden Globe Award, Venice Film Festival Volpi Cup and Golden Lion. Mary (2005), directed by Abel Ferrara, co-starring Juliette Binoche and Forest Whitaker, won the Special Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival. Birdy won the Cannes Film Festival Gran Prix. Equinox (1992), directed by Alan Rudolph, received four Independent Spirit Award nominations including Best Actor and Best Film. For his work in television, Matthew was part of the Emmy winning Showtime series Weeds (2005). He has received Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominations for the M.O.W. What the Deaf Man Heard (1997) and HBO's Emmy winning And the Band Played On (1993). Modine has directed several distinguished short films: When I Was a Boy (1993), Smoking (1994), Ecce Pirate (1997), I Think I Thought (2008) and To Kill an American (2008).
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  • Shane Paul McGhieActor

    Shane Paul McGhie is an American actor who was born in Los Angeles, California to Jamaican parents. From early childhood Shane had a desire to be on the stage and in front of the camera. At the mere age of 4 Shane was already practicing his Oscar acceptance speeches, perched atop of his couch addressing his stuffed animal audience. Shane's passion for acting grew in high school, as he received training from the Beverly Hills High School Theatre Arts Department under the direction of Herb Hall, Joel Pressman and Josh Butchart. Shane also received classical vocal training as he was in Madrigals (advanced choir) and was cast in musicals. In his senior year at Beverly, Shane took the stage in the lead role of Tevye in "Fiddler on the Roof." After graduating in June 2011, he attended Cal State Northridge for a year while pursuing his acting career. He then transferred to the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a BFA in Acting in 2016.
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  • Dominic BurgessActor

  • Krystian Alexander LyttleActor

  • Anand Desai-BarochiaActor

  • Evan HandlerActor

  • Lex Scott DavisActor

    Alexis "Lex Scott" Davis was born February 26, 1991. She is an actress from Baltimore, Maryland and has been dancing and acting since she was 3 years old. Davis attended Drexel University as a Dance Physical Therapy major before she moved to New York City in 2013. She continued her studies at the New York Film Academy and in 2014, she relocated to Los Angeles, California to pursue a career in film and television. Davis made her television debut starring as the legendary singer Toni Braxton in the Lifetime movie UNBREAK MY HEART which was met with record breaking numbers for Lifetime Television and an outpour of love from Toni's longtime fans. Davis is still based in Los Angeles.
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  • Michael HyattActor

  • Michael BeachActor