Break Open the Sky (Love Story & Supernatural Adventure)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, and Love Story, Feature Film PG13
Two lovers reunite in the afterlife and have one last day to spend together before one of them is reincarnated. As they journey to the top of a mountain with two other souls who are vying for the same lifetime, they discover deep connections from their past and reveal how their future lives might potentially intertwined. This menagerie of personalities and web of interconnectedness illuminates how love endures and evolves on both sides of life.
JACK ARMSTRONG (50+) has been in love with his college sweetheart, SHELLY CAMPBELL (38) for his entire adult life. They went their separate ways after college and he has always held her in his heart. He gets the chance to reunite with her when he’s in his mid-sixties, seconds before a fatal car accident when she comes to him in spirit form as his Guide to lead him to the other side of life. He makes the “deal” to exit his human form with the hope of a future life with her. Together once again on the spiritual side of life, the two lovers slip back into their previous bodies and have one final day to spend together before they take that final journey to the top of a mountain, where one of them is going to “break open the sky” and be reincarnated. With their separation imminent, they savor their moments together and try to devise ways to stay together.
This soulful tale weaves between the physical and spiritual sides of life. As their stories unfold, so do the stories of the other “hopeful” who accompany them on the spiritual side of life. Jack and Shelly are joined by GOLDIE (50, vibrant and whimsical) and MAX (70, lustful and wry).
The interconnectedness of this soul cluster becomes apparent on the physical side of life. Goldie’s son MATT (30) married Jack’s daughter, ANNIE (30) and they’re expecting a baby. Max is the grandfather to Annie’s previous step-sister, GIGI (30+) who’s also expecting a baby at the same time with her partner, LIZA (26). The expecting moms cross paths before they find themselves in the hospital delivering babies together.
On the spiritual side, the three hopeful souls (Jack, Goldie, and Max) vie for their next lifetimes and must arrive together at the top of a mountain before sunrise in order to be in a position to launch their souls into the physical world. They also mist acclimate to their new bodies, reveal their secrets, confront their previous mistakes, arrive together on the journey, and reignite the pleasures of the flesh. Since Shelly has evolved to the level of a Guide, she can only accompany them. Jack and Shelly have one last day to grow their love to it’s fullest and deepest expression so it will imprint on their souls and stay with them for an eternity, even after they’re separated by lifetimes.
On the physical side, their loved one come together in surprising and inspiring ways. The two pregnant women, Annie and Liza take the final journey toward delivering their two babies as the four souls journey up the side of a mountain. The challenging physical journey on both sides of life illuminates some of the emotional and spiritual challenges they must overcome before they can return. Jack and Shelly prepare themselves for their physical a separation and savor their last day together.
The babies are born. The souls arrive. All of their lives are forever changed and enriched because of the journey they’ve taken together.