The ultimate Christmas photograph. To what lengths will one mother go to make it memorable?
Meet Janice Gordon and her family of misfits. Forsaking all monetary, moral and common sense concerns, Janice embarks on a hilarious and heart-warming mission to create an Addams Family-themed Christmas card.
GENRE: Dark / Absurd Comedy
PROTECTION: WGA; West registered
DRAFTS: Six (6) completed drafts
NUMBER: A. Family Portrait is my 4th feature spec
PAGE COUNT: One hundred and three (103) pages
INSPIRATIONS: Following a surreal dream about an Addams Family-themed gift for friends, the idea was born.
A 1st reading was held in the spring of 2014.
THE CAST: Amelia Baker, Libby Baker, Noah Baker,
Michael Balin, Frances Chewning, Nick Cobb, Michael Klug,
David Kurtz, Justin Marchert, Allen Marsh, Maggie McCollester,
Candis Phlegm, Leni Ramberg, Whit Spurgeon, Tomm Taylor.
In what has become a tradition in most of my scripts, I have a character named "Shannon" within the story. In A. FAMILY PORTRAIT, "Shannon" is the youngest child in the Gordon family.