In a modern-day adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol, spoiled pop star, Chance Love, is forced to confront who she is, who she once was and the dismal fate that awaits her after trading love for fame and fortune long ago. These fateful glimpses into her life are guided by modern twists on the spirits of Christmas past, present, and future. Brian, Chance Love’s faithful assistant, may just be his bosses saving grace.
There is an old wives’ tale that you should hold your breath when passing by a cemetery lest an evil spirit rejected by both heaven and hell gets inside of you when you inhale. Someone in a carload of college kids on holiday doesn’t hold his/her breath when driving by a graveyard, allowing the spirit of a recently executed serial killer to get inside him/her to begin a spree of body-jumping carnage.
When unsuccessful actress Clarissa returns to her hometown for a wedding and tries to impress her old friends by claiming she’s dating big time celebrity Chas Hunter, she suddenly finds herself in a comically false engagement when her lies go public and Chas decides to join the festivities in a stunt to escape bad press.
With her husband jailed for Wall Street-based fraud, Faith has to leave behind her luxury life in New York to return home to North Carolina and the widower father and dutiful older sister she left behind. Together, they have to deal with the buried emotions of sudden death of Faith’s mother years ago, and learn to be a family again. Like the Prodigal story, Heart of the Country is a tale of a father’s unconditional … Read more