LOGLINE: A cripplingly shy lawyer falls in love with a Korean prostitute whose quirky mother sees a match. An unconventional love story about two sexually abused people who against long odds manage to connect.
Zachery Rhymer, 29, a brilliant lawyer who stutters only around women, falls in love with Josephine Hwang, 22, a prostitute forced to work when her mother suffers a stroke. Both were sexually abused in childhood. Zachery desperately wants to see her outside work, but Josephine adamantly refuses. A chance meeting with her and her wise but quirky mother, Rin, 51, who takes an immediate liking to him, changes their lives forever. It is not PRETTY WOMAN, 2.
FRANKIE AND JOHNNY meets THE WORLD OF SUZIE WONG
Feature, Romantic Drama.
(Formerly titled THE STORY OF ZACHERY AND JOSEPHINE)
Top 3%, Blue Cat
Official selection "The Best of Stage 32", top 5%
Semi-Finalist, Story Pros