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An elderly man is accepted into a home to receive care- he believes he is just visiting as he is eagerly awaiting his sons arrival to take him fishing. His room is equipped with a voice recognition box (Alexa, Amazon Echo, etc). The man begins experiencing weird visions brought upon by the box itself (fear therapy). Those visions climax with the realization that his son is dead and his deep feelings of guilt had caused his dramatic memory loss, which has now flooded back to him in vivid detail. The doctors are happy that they've cured his Alzheimer's/memory loss, but at what cost? The man now lives with the truth of his painful past.
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|Vincent Deboli||Male||Any||65-75||A kind old man with vacant eyes and a fractured memory. Vincent suffers from a self induced amnesia that has been mistakenly diagnosed as Alzheimers. Unknown to him, the doctors are experimenting on him with a new device that they hope will unlock his memory. In doing so they unlock the tragic memories of dramatic event. Vincent live in a recurring routine of waiting for his son to take him fishing. He is aware of his surroundings, but is focused completely on his desire to be with his son.|
|Nurse Barbara Flury and Sarah Deboli||Female||Any||30-35||This part is for TWO roles: both Nurse Flurry and Sarah Deboli The caring nurse that does her best to facilitate the needs of Vincent Deboli knowing full well of his delusional thoughts. She tries to be a calming yet guiding presence for Vincent to lean on. Nurse Flury reminds Vincent of his wife Sarah. Sarah- the submissive housewife that tries to stand up for her son against Vincent.|
|FRED||Male||Any||50-55||FRED - Fear Realization Experimental Device. Fred is the physical manifestation for the device concocted by Vincent's brain in the form of a foul mouthed, sarcastic, cigarette smoking instigator. Fred is the vessel that pushes the boundaries of Vincent's mind, taunts and guides him to the truth. He is the all seeing eye. (think: Gary Busey, Denis Leary)|
|Chris Deboli||Male||Any||20-25||Chris is the son a Vincent, a stubborn forceful man that controls with an iron fist under his roof. Though Vincent is strict, he also very much cares and loves his son, but that doesn't take away the uncontrollable tension between the two. Chris wants to be his own man, but deep down also wants to make his old man proud. One night the tensions grown too high and Chris storms out of the house to his won death. The tragedy of losing his son and the guilt consuming him, the catalyst for Vincent's memory loss.|