Vince-Anthony and Johnny Geissinger in the short film "The Day I Grew Up" (extracted from the feature script for All American Boy.

Vince-Anthony and Johnny Geissinger in the short film "The Day I Grew Up" (extracted from the feature script for All American Boy.

LOGLINE

Undocumented fifteen-year-old Adrian fights escalating memories of sexual abuse, determined to make an independent and happy life – even as the abuser returns.

STORY

A drama based on real events, All American Boy is the story of a teen at the point of combustion. Just as Adrian is coming-of-age and seeing bright possibilities for his future, the world starts to close in – conflicts with his parents; dark, emerging memories that haunt him; and the sudden discovery that, unlike his siblings, he is undocumented. As he makes plans to escape to a better life alongside his boyfriend, he is faced with the return of his childhood abuser and the threat that poses to his young brother.    

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