Desperate to repay a loan shark, a townie has-been decides to race in a charity triathlon with his little brother, setting in motion a scam with the potential to reunite the estranged brothers. Winner Of The Big Script (Powered by The Black List) Developed into a Short Film --[[ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Yv2Ma_wNgE ]]-- Boy in a Backpack is a heartwarming comedy-drama about the twisted way life has of bringing you back to what matters most.
Struggling to cope with her involvement in a deadly shooting, an inner city police officer is transferred to a quiet mountain town where she encounters a strange entity. While the spirit at first appears benevolent the ambitious young cop soon discovers that its true motives may be far more vindictive than she could have ever imagined.
Desperate to escape a life of poverty, a single mother moves her two young daughters to a secluded Texas ranch only to find themselves besieged by a ravenous pack of blind hogs.