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By Jack Teague

GENRE: Drama, Family, Independent
LOGLINE: Short Feature - An interlude in the tale of two sons coping with onset of Alzheimer's Disease in their father set against the famly's passion for fly fishing in Montana's Yellowstone River. Adapted from short fiction of the same title I wrote that was published in the Yale Anglers Journal in 2008. Full screenplay available upon request.


Grown sons, Josh and Cody Innes, have joined their father, Aileen, for a late fall afternoon fly fishing excursion at the family's favorite bend in the Yellowstone River in Montana. As from their childhood, they continue to be awed by Aileen's prowess with the fly rod. But a specter now haunts the family's cherished past-time. Aileen is experiencing the onset of Alzheimer's Disease. However, today is an idylic fall afternoon, trout are biting and they are determined to enjoy another episode of their favorite pastime, not knowing how many more may be left. The occasion offers Josh, the elder son, an opportunity for reflection and introspection while Cody splashes into the river to join Aileen in the moment. He reflects back to the childhood memory of his first fly fishing instruction session with Aileen and relishes the experiences the family has shared as salve to ameloriate the darkness of the path ahead. Note: "Time Flyz" as presently written is a short feature masterscene screenplay adapted from my short fiction of the same title that may be also be viewed at "Time Flyz", the short fiction, was published in the Yale Anglers Journal in 2008.

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