Panic Lies & Other Festive Traditions

Jessica Paine

Feature film
Black Comedy

When a disappointing daughter is hounded to bring her fictional beau to Christmas, mistaken identity sees her take an armed robber to meet her family.


After using a fake boyfriend to get out of family gatherings all year, JILL (32) is confronted with the fact that she’s now expected to bring him home for Christmas. Too cowardly to admit her original panic lie and face the derision of her judgmental mother MAUREEN, Jill and her …

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About Jessica Paine

Jessica Paine is an experienced screenwriter and script editor. She currently has a project optioned with Stampede Ventures and Kojo and is part of the writing team working on a YA project for Jungle Entertainment. Jess trained on shows such... View Jessica Paine's Bio

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