TITLE: Falling Up The Stairs
GENRE: Family Saga
In upper New York State, a father deserts his wife and children and joins the Army in World War II, claiming to have no dependents. The alcoholic mother leaves her seven small children in abusive foster homes and orphanages. Each of the children suffer a life of unthinkable cruelty and neglect in "the system," while traveling a rocky road to adulthood. Thirty-five years later, fate and unusual circumstances re-unite them..