Welcome to the home for Phenom Features and Fresh Bread Productions’ pilot motion picture, Using.
USING is a feature-length drama about loving deception and a father’s desperate fight to save his only daughter from self-destruction. The original story was developed by Illinois Wesleyan University professor Thomas Anthony Quinn and student Elizabeth Schwarzrock.
22-year-old Gwen McNeil is the out-of-control daughter of real estate magnate Edward “Eddie” McNeil. Gwen’s desperate father devises an elaborate and deceitful scheme to rescue her from the streets of Chicago, but if his plot is uncovered it could cost him his daughter.
USING is a cautionary tale of addiction, betrayal and unlikely redemption, which asks the impossible question, “How far would you go to save a life?”