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Harm for the Holidays

After his brother attempts suicide a few weeks before Christmas, an unrepentant asshole with a heart of gold moves back in with his comically dysfunctional family to help his brother, only to discover that his brother is the sanest of them all (#1 ranked Comedy and GLBT script on MovieBytes).

Written by: Jonathan LaPoma    

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Format: Screenplay
Starring Roles For: Henry Rollins
Jeremy Allen White
Shia LaBeouf
In the Vein Of: Silver Linings Playbook
Bad Santa
50/50
Posted: 04/02/2016
Updated: 10/14/2018
Author Bio:
Jonathan LaPoma has written seven feature-length and three short screenplays that have won a total of 156 awards/honors since 2013, three novels, and hundreds of poems and songs. His black comedy script HARM FOR THE HOLIDAYS was optioned by Warren Zide along with Wexlfish Pictures (producer of AMERICAN PIE and FINAL DESTINATION films) in July 2017. LaPoma's award-winning, best-selling novel, DEVELOPING MINDS: AN AMERICAN GHOST STORY (#1 Amazon Best Seller in the "Satire" and "Urban Life" Kindle categories), and his screenplay A NOBLE TRUTH were published by Laughing Fire Press in 2015, and his short story A SACRIFICE TO THE GOD OF THE BLUES appeared in 34thParallel Magazine's November 2014 issue.

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Contest Results:
MAC Horror Festival (First Place) [2017]
iHolly (First Place) [2017]
New Renaissance (First Place) [2017]
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