Maria My Love
A young woman named Ana is struggling to deal with her mother’s death and her father’s mistakes. In an effort to feel better, she reconnects with her half-sister Grace, (Lauren Fales) and, inspired by a new boyfriend (Brian Rieger), sets out on a quest to find someone to help. Though excited and hopeful when she meets an eccentric woman named Maria (Karen Black), she soon discovers Maria is a compulsive hoarder, and is swept up in a situation more emotionally and morally complicated than she had expected to find. Inspired by a true story.
Boulder Colorado is a university town bustling with the young blood of idealists, thinkers, scholars and stoners preparing for the real world. Its a hive of vibrant activity. MACEY DUNNE is a popular student, friendly, outgoing and generous, an all round good American girl until she disappears without a trace. Enter local Detective VICTORIA WALLACE and her partner RON PEARSON assigned to take up the case. Their trail leads them through the college campus of classmates, friends, past boyfriends, professors, campus weirdoes, janitors, family and eyewitnesses. An eclectic array of colorful personalities and baffling conflicting stories leading them to believe something more sinister is afoot. It doesnt add up. Someone somewhere is hiding something. NICKCOOPER is a college loner and has been known to stalk girls around the campus. It isnt long before he becomes a prime suspect, especially when the detectives find in his possession some items of clothing belonging to Macey. When Wallace and Pearson delve deeper into Maceys background and private life a different picture emerges. The happy positive all American girl image starts to become tainted with stories of her own shady and mixed up past. A past that never left the present. The lines of fact and lie become blurred when peoples stories start to conflict with their initial reports. Macey has kept a secret from friends and family. A secret that only her and EDWARD DRAKE, her college professor knew of. A highly intelligent and clever man, he is a lecturer of criminology. He becomes the nearest to an ally the detectives have. Now hes gone to extremes to cover up his involvement with her disappearance. Right under the noses of the detectives.Wallace and Pearson must uncover a campus network of liesand cover-upsin bringing to light what really happened to Macey. Its only a matter of time before the truth rises to the surface.
Bad Son, The
The women in a Seattle serial killer’s life often had an unpleasant way of turning up dead – from his girlfriend to his mother-in-law to his second wife. The police and FBI knew who the killer was, but were never prepared to face a bizarre twist in the case-that his own mother was an employee of the Seattle Police Department with access to confidential documents–and was a woman who didn’t hesitate to interfere with justice…