Coming Up For Air

September 20, 2019

SYNOPSIS

Stan is an A-grade, diving champ - looking at an olympic spot in the men’s 10m dive team.

Anna, his mom, is raising him on her own.

But has the pressure to succeed got to him? Can he handle the stress of high-stakes athletic competition as well as his academic grades?

Suddenly his grades and his dives start to fall off and he withdraws into himself with potentially tragic consequences.

Coming Up For Air is a breathtaking family drama which takes audiences on an all-too-common journey, highlighting the importance of mental health care, sensible gun safety laws and the pressures that are put upon teenagers to succeed.

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Director

Robert Cicchini

Rating

NR

Screenplay

Roger Rapoport
Deborah Staples

Runtime

120 minutes

Cast

Deborah Staples
Chase Yi
Kate Thomsen
Neil Brookshire
April Paul
Kirk Wahamaki
David Bendena
Judy Johnson
Torsten Johnson
Evan Lugo
Carrie Hitchcock
Bill Iddings
Diane Van Wesep
Mark Corkins
Shannon Huneryager

Genre

drama

High stakes athletics vs. academic excellence