November 15, 2013
Studio: Gravitas Ventures, Samuel Goldwyn Films
Director: Laurie Collyer
MPAA Rating: N/A
Screenwriter: Laurie Collyer
Starring: Naomi Watts, Matt Dillon, Norman Reedus, Tess Harper
"Sunlight Jr." spotlights hard-working convenience store clerk Melissa (Watts) and her disabled boyfriend, Richie (Dillon), who are trapped in a generational cycle of poverty. Their luck may be changing when they learn that Melissa has become pregnant. But as soon as she loses her job and they get evicted from the motel they live in, their joy vanishes. Through this adversity, the couple realizes that they can never lose everything as long as they have each other.