After serving in the Iraq war, Carter’s brother, Owen, has been withdrawn and mute. In the hopes of getting the brother he once knew back, Carter invites two of Owen’s service buddies, Bergsey and Stills, to join them for a weekend with their Uncle Pete, a Vietnam veteran, at their family cabin on the shores of The Dogs Pond in Maine. Upon their reuniting, these fellow soldiers revert to their usual boys will be boys antics of raucous ribbing, boozing, toking, fisticuffs and spirited chiding. As Carter listens to their crazy tales from the sandbox, he naively believes his plan is foolproof and that all’s well that ends well. But, try as he might, his efforts go awry when he is forced to bear witness to the never-ending hidden and visible atrocities of war. The idyllic tranquility and male revelry is only a veiled respite from war’s inescapable aftermath – the physical deformities and haunting memories that loom in the light of day. To overcome the battlefield’s wrath, the only thing that this band of brothers can do is just keep holding on.
Bergsey - Fred Mancuso Stills - Josh Evans Owen - Craig Hasenbank Carter - Ryan de Quintal Uncle Pete - Johnny B. Young Gary Enfield - Ted Wells
Written by: Travis G Baker
Directed by: Derek Long
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