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The Family Plot



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After the mysterious murder of Detective John Chandler, his inquisitive teenage daughter Chloe strikes out on her own to solve the crime.

John Chandler is a hero detective in the NYPD living an ideal family life at the peak of his career. After John's mysterious murder in a bust gone wrong, his inquisitive teenage daughter, Chloe, strikes out on her own to solve the crime. Her family begins to teeter on the verge of collapse as her mother, Heather, finds comfort in the arms of an ambitious police officer named Ray. Battling an obstructive police investigation, she is joined by rouge Captain Archer and her best friend Matt, and begins unraveling a conspiracy deeper than she possibly imagined. She soon discovers the answer may lay closer to home than she thinks, and must act quickly before it is too late to save her family.

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Best Screenplay Finalist - 2011 SoCal Independent Film Festival

Submitted: October 25, 2018
Last Updated: August 2, 2019

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The Writer: Tom Sutch

Tom is an award-winning writer, editor, director and producer. He is a graduate of Binghamton University with a B.A. in Cinema Studies and History, and an M.A. in Film & Media Studies from The New School. Tom has worked as a filmmaker for the past 10 years, directing music videos and short comedy sketches. He burst onto the scene in 2007 with his award-winning documentary "Broken Hearts, Electric Shocks". Later that year, he began working in Creative Marketing at NBCUniversal where he is now a Writer/Producer. Tom also trained in improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and The Magnet Theater In his spare time, Tom continues develop as a screenwriter and a... Go to bio

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