Four men remember their turbulent high school days during the Vietnam War and the difficult choices they faced about war, duty and country.
THE BOYS IN THE BASEMENT
A newly separated man wonders into an apartment house full of divorced men who congregate in the basement nightly to tell tales of past loves won and lost. Will he be able to rebuild his shatered life and stay a father to his now distant children or will he forever remain a boy in the basement?
TALKING WITH MY DAD
A man spends restless nights in a hospital bed wondering if he will soon die of a heart attack just as his father did. As he tries to come to terms with his fate, he talks with the spirit of his dead father, arguing, pleading, reliving the pain of the loss which came much too soon in his life.
NEW YEAR’S EVE AT GRANDMA’S HOUSE
A large Italian-American family gathers for New Year’s Eve 1960s as the country, and their world, is about to change forever. A touching tale of family love and the Americanization of an immigrant family.