Lbs. (2010)

Lbs.
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 39mins.
Genres Drama, Comedy
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Stephen Ashkinos Co-Producer n/a 170 3000006
Sophia Antonini Co-Producer n/a 170 3000007
Donald P. Knapp Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
Marc Evan Victor Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Cesar A. Baez Producer n/a 3 3000003
Harry Greenberger Co-Producer n/a 170 3000008
Matthew Bonifacio Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Jim Rubino Editor n/a 172 7000001
Carlo Giacco Music n/a 120781 8000001
William M Miller Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Carmine Famiglietti Story By n/a 120779 4000003
Carmine Famiglietti Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Carmine Famiglietti Producer n/a 3 3000002
Matthew Bonifacio Producer n/a 3 3000001
Lou Martini Jr. Actor Anthony Lanzo 1 1000005
Susan Varon Actor Connie Perota 1 1000006
Sharon Angela Actor Theresa Perota 1 1000004
Miriam Shor Actor Lara Griffin 1 1000003
Michael Aronov Actor Sacco Valenzia 1 1000002
Fil Formicola Actor Lou Perota 1 1000007
Eric Leffler Actor Lee Dawkins 1 1000008
Matthew Bonifacio Director n/a 2 2000001
Gino Cafarelli Actor Dante 1 1000011
Sophia Antonini Actor Deidre 1 1000010
Patrick Michael Buckley Actor Vito 1 1000009
Carmine Famiglietti Actor Neil Perota 1 1000001
Synopsis
Neil Perota is seriously overweight. At twenty-seven years old, he weighs over 300 pounds, lives at home with his parents in Brooklyn, and is obsessed and controlled by food. When he suffers a heart attack two days before his sister's wedding, he is ordered to follow a strict diet, yet cannot kick his food habit. Two months later, when Neil's sister finally has her rescheduled wedding, it is not the $50,000 fairly tale she originally planned, but a $10,000, rain-soaked fiasco in her back yard. Disappointment leads Theresa's drunken husband, who has caught Neil cheating on his diet, to expose Neil in front of all their guests. The humiliation gives Neil the wake-up call he really needs, and he decides that he has to leave home if he wants to make a real change. Neil then moves out of the city and three hundred miles north to a dilapidated trailer in the country to try and shed the excess pounds. His childhood friend Sacco, a drug addict, soon visits Neil, and decides to stay with him in the trailer so they can battle their addictions together. But after a difficult confrontation between the two Sacco leaves Neil to face the mission of saving himself on his own. Over one year in isolation, Neil learns how to compromise, survive, and falls in love for the first time.