A Place in the Woods by Erik Gernand

A dark family secret is pushed to the surface when a gay man is forced to return to his rural hometown to care for his ailing mother.


Characters

Shaun - male, 40s, gay, a documentary filmmaker
Alex - male, 16, Shaun's son
Linda - female, 70s, Shaun's mother, early stages of dementia
Brady - male, 40s, Shaun's older brother by a year
Cherry - female, 40s, Shaun's former schoolmate, a police officer