Mackenzie, a troubled but daring teenage girl, is sent to live with her uncle in Juneau, Alaska. She longs for her struggling, absent mother, but as her mom’s phone calls become less frequent and her uncle’s care is not what it seems, she must flee. A chance connection with a loner backpacker, Rene Bartlett, proves to be her only lifeline. As Mackenzie shadows Bartlett across the last frontier, she thwarts his efforts to cut her loose until Bart has no choice but to help her survive in the wilderness. Against the backdrop of a spectacular Alaska landscape, they discover the redemptive power of friendship. Mackenzie and Bartlett prove to be the unlikely salve for each other’s scars, until the damage Mackenzie carries with her threatens to destroy her newfound sanctuary.
Girl on the Edge
Based on a true story, Girl on the Edge is a powerful drama from the co-writer of Blue Valentine and the Executive Producer and Co-Creator of A&E’s The Cleaner. It follows the journey of a young girl struggling with the aftermath of a horrific trauma, the toll that it takes on her family, and the last chance she has to overcome it in the most unlikely of places.
Girl on the Edge is a moving account of how we can find strength even when we’re at our most vulnerable, and that the only thing keeping us from our own happiness is our willpower to achieve it.
When I'm with you
The only family Lea has is her gay best friend and her angrily defensive teenage brother, and she’s in danger of losing them both. Her brother never answers her calls or texts and seems to be falling in with the wrong crowd at school. She worries about the safety of her friend after a string of homophobic attacks and murders plague their neighborhood. On top of that, she’s in love with him, but he’s quickly falling in love with another man. Starkly realistic, tense, and emotional, these three characters’ stories come to a head when they clash on the dark streets of New York City.