Battle Scars examines the war experience as well as the wrenching change many veterans face on returning home. Luke Stephens (Zane Holtz) shows up on his brother Nicky (Ryan Eggold)'s doorstep after a tour of duty in Afghanistan. Suffering from both PTSD and physical wounds, unseen but devastating, Luke wants nothing more than to forget the war, but his veteran father (David James Elliott) won't let him. At a local strip club, run by a ruthless killer (Fairuza Balk), Luke crosses paths with Michelle (Heather McComb) who leads him into a violent world every bit as dangerous and isolating as the brutality he desperately tried to leave behind in Afghanistan.
Did You Know?
Prelude comments on Battle Scars:'Over a decade of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan has left more than 30,000 soldiers seriously wounded from improvised explosive devices' 'Twice the amputee rate of World War Ii and Vietnam'. Average Department Of Defense compensation for a limb lost in combat.....$50,000 Dollars'. See more
After Luke gets in the fight he has a black eye that is very clearly just makeup. It is made very dark to look like a very bad injury however there is no swelling at all. See more
Come On N Git It
Composed by Justin C. Crosby (ASCAP)
Published by AudioSparx (ASCAP) See more