“The Origin Of Issues” is a Brixton, London-based film about Medusa Phillips and her daughter trying to find a way to escape her abusive relationship with Solomon Taor.
Production title: “The Origin Of Issues”
Writer/Producer: Hugo Lunny
Format: Feature film
Synopsis: “The Origin Of Issues” follows Medusa’s harrowing journey attempting to escape a domineering, abusive relationship, and taking her young child with her.
Medusa lives in fear of her ex, Solomon, who uses his physical and emotional power to control every aspect of her life.
With the help of a friend, Medusa plans her escape, but has it proven it won’t be easy. Solomon has deliberately isolated her and punishes every instance she acts without his express consent.
Medusa has no money and so wherever they go won’t be far enough, she struggles with the fear of his wrath should he manage to find them again.
Logline: An abused girlfriend must escape a domineering, abusive relationship and escape with her child, but her partner has cut her off from everything she needs to manage that.
Tagline: Your home is the hardest thing to escape.
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