ABOUT THE FILM

 

STAY AWAKE
A short film by Jamie Sisley
13 min 50 sec | USA | 2015

SYNOPSIS
Brothers, a mother, songs from the seventies, Xanax, and a woman named Vicki. “Stay Awake” follows two teenage brothers through the weekly routine of taking their mother to the hospital to detox her from a prescription drug addiction. When it becomes clear that their mother may never change, both brothers have to decide whether to continue trying to help her, or move on.