A mother and daughter from Connecticut and a victim of sex trafficking from Haiti are drawn into a dangerous web of exploitation on the streets of San Francisco.
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|Perry Talbot||Female||Caucasian||18-20||Perry is a troubled and privileged teenager, age 15, living with her recently divorced mother. They are estranged and embark on a trip to San Francisco with the hopes of repairing their relationship. There she meets Bea an engaging street teen and they quickly form a strong intimate friendship. This is how she is introduced in the script: INT. MEADE-TALBOT HOUSE - DUSK PERRY TALBOT exits the bathroom in a white robe drying her blond hair and makes her way to the large open kitchen. She is of medium height, slim, pretty and somewhat fawn-like. Her face is sad and her actions tentative.|
|Julia Meade||Female||Caucasian||45-55||Julia is recently divorced and adjusting to being a single parent, which is complicated by a burgeoning career and a difficult relationship with her ever more remote daughter, Perry. She plans a trip to San Francisco in the hopes of re-connecting with her. This is how she is introduced in the script. I/E. MEADE-TALBOT HOUSE - NIGHT. A luxury car drives through the ghostly night woods and pulls into the driveway of the house. JULIA MEADE exits and walks to the entrance. She is 50 years old, of medium height, has a strong, welcoming face and dressed in an understated professional manner, casual yet stylish. She looks tired but moves crisply.|
|Bea||Male||African American||18-22||Bea is exploited youth from Haiti who has been trafficked to the US. She is living with other homeless teens in the Tenderloin neighborhood and has a small-time pimp who mostly leaves her alone. She and Perry strike up a fast friendship and more as the story progresses. This is how she is introduced in the script: As Perry backs away, she bumps into BEA (pronounced bay-ah), a striking girl, dressed in a stylish ragamuffin way, who speaks with a Haitian Creole accent. She has a close-cropped afro and possesses a natural elegance. She and Perry are of similar size and facial structure, though Bea is a little older than Perry.|