Canadian actress Bea Santos lands the leading role as Miranda in the anticipated feature film “Coconut Hero”.
Check out the synopsis of the movie below. Coconut Hero currently in production in the small town of Greenstone, Ontario. Release date is not yet announced. This film is one to look out for at next year’s TIFF!
Abandoned by his father at an early age and the butt of abuse at his school in a sleepy logging town, 16 year-old MIKE TYSON (a name that’s just one of his many problems) is determined to exit this weary world. His various suicide attempts have met with failure, but when Mike learns that he’s got a potentially fatal brain tumor that requires immediate surgery, he considers it an answer to his prayers. He keeps his condition a secret from the adults in his life — including his overbearing mother, CYNTHIA – waiting for nature to take its course. But when Mike is befriended by MIRANDA, a newcomer to town, he experiences both romance and tragedy, and realizes that his life, however problematic, may be worth living after all…