THE MOTHER – Laura Bensick (Launch Pad)

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The Launch Pad Pilot Competition Presents…
Title: THE MOTHER
Logline: Thirteen years after being accused, and accepting the guilt for murdering her daughter during an episode of postpartum psychosis, a woman who is released back into the world sets out to regain the trust of her family and live a normal life. But, when she discovers evidence that may prove she never committed the crime, she begins to question her own sanity, and the trust of those around her.
Pitch: RECTIFY meets THE KILLING
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Why to Read: A captivating slow burn tale that simmers with drama, secrets of the past, and the horrors of never knowing if you’re in control. Never veering away from the darkness, this pilot delivers an incredibly compelling lead, and lets her wonder through the waters of depression, murder, guilt, and a quest for innocence that may never come. An undeniably complex breakout lead steers us through a story that is delivered via impeccable character work, deftly drawn dialogue, and a terrifyingly real setting. With no shortage of twist and turns, tense familial dramas, and a cliffhanger that feels genuinely shocking, but entirely earned, this is a show that will keep viewers talking, and ratings sizzling.
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