Hot Pot – a screenplay by Tara Wilkinson has been awarded script funding by The Icelandic Film Center. The film is a feature length film that will be directed by Robert Douglas in Iceland.
Film Douglas has acquired the option of “Hot Pot” a screenplay written by Tara Wilkinson. Below is a short synopsis of the story.
What would you do if you found a video of your late mother having sex with a man you didn’t know? Sarah, a lonely fourteen year old, decides to track the man down in a hope he will satisfy her curiosity about her mother. Sarah’s investigation is complicated by her failure to disclose its purpose – or even mention her mother – to the man in the video. She constructs elaborate lies to conceal her actions from her father and sister. But Sarah discovers she is not the only one with something to hide.
Film Douglas has optioned “Hot Pot” (Working Title) by Tara Wilkinson. The screenplay was originally set in Australia but is being re-written for an Icelandic setting. The screenplay is a coming of age story about a young handicapped girl and her small family of an older sister and their father.