7 ON 10
DIRECTED BY | SAMANTHA LAVIN
PRODUCED BY | JEFF EADIE, PAUL SCOTT ADAMO, SAMANTHA LAVIN
SCREENPLAY BY | SAMANTHA LAVIN
A former basketball star is sentenced to seven years after committing vehicular manslaughter while under the influence. In order to survive prison she has to stay sober and rediscover her place on the basketball court.
Mary is a former basketball star who must serve a seven-year sentence after committing vehicular manslaughter while in an alcohol-induced blackout. She begins serving her time in a 9 x 12 cell with Nessy, a powerful ex-drug dealer and lifer in for murder, who works her way toward parole after serving her minimum of fifteen years. Mary begins to navigate prison life, eventually finding the basketball court to be the only place she can temporarily escape the reality of her situation. At the same time, Nessy buries herself in books, classes, and the hope of eventual release.
But these women have one thing in common; they have both taken a life and must come to terms with that reality if they hope to make it home. Mary is a reminder to Nessy of the free world that awaits her while Nessy helps Mary face the alcoholism that threatens to keep her from returning to that world. Eventually, a dangerous inmate from Nessy’s old life returns to prison, and Mary finds herself caught in the web of Nessy’s complicated, dark history and prison politics. The past becomes the present and forces them both to make choices that test their character, friendship and what it means to be truly free. In the end, the story is not about one woman but many who have landed in the twisted-up world of prison and struggled to find a new life on the other side.
7 ON 10 is being developed as a feature-length motion picture production by CL9 Entertainment LLC in association with Fair Fight Films.
This film is currently in development.