Date of Award
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Dr. Phillip Zwerling
Dr. Eric Wiley
This screenplay is an intimate and honest exploration of the nature of various relationships between fathers and sons. It explores how fatherly expectations can make lasting impacts, both helpful and detrimental, on their sons that can ultimately drive a wedge between them if the sons think they have failed their fathers or if the fathers think that the sons have not lived up to their potentials. The screenplay also lightly explores the quest for perfection and what ultimately is the price of that quest, especially for those who cannot meet those unrealistic expectations imposed on them by their parents and/or society due to circumstances beyond their control, such as disabilities.
University of Texas-Pan American