Lorraine, a teenage gambling addict, gets Dennis, her love-starved boyfriend to kill Gus, her abusive father, an Atlantic City cop. The mother of Trane, Dennis's best friend, gets blamed for the murder. Dennis has to choose between saving Trane's mother and his love for Lorraine.
Wrote CAUGHT, the movie based on his novel INTO IT, a Sundance Centerpiece Premiere, starring Edward James Olmos and Maria Conchita Alonso, released by Sony Pictures Classics and nominated for three Independent Spirit Awards. Wrote and directed LA COMIDA, winner of 2016 London Discover Film Festival Award for Best International Short Film. Recipient of two Writers Guild Awards. Creative Advisor, Mentor, Visiting Writer at international screenwriting labs in Mexico, Germany, England, Spain, Brazil, and Cuba.