The Bench is a story of ascension amidst the conflicts of love; social unrest and murder. "Different choices; different fate..." is the theme and the stark portrayals and circumstances of the characters that resonate with the viewing audience. Poignant portrayals with moments of levity and tragedy reminding of us it is our own power and choices that shape our lives. Today's social polarization explodes on the streets of San Francisco. A high profile attorney falls to police bullets. A decorated police officers life is ended by a sniper. A young transient Native girl is caught in the convergence of it all. Can a mysterious stranger help settle s communities fears and unrest? As the central figure attorney and philanthropist Marquis Cruz becomes cognitively impaired his life intersects with transients addicts. Divorced by his gold digging wife he wanders the bay area lost to his once close friends of classic car enthusiasts. A former client a young Native American woman transient seeks redemption from the tragedy that befell him in his attempt to rescue her from assailants. A journey through today's social malaise and divisions triumphs through the shadows of death.
A high profile attorney falls to police bullets. A decorated police officers life is ended by a sniper. A transient Native American woman is caught in the convergence of it all
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