In the 1930s, Tommy Judd and Guy Bennett are nearing the end of their careers at their public school. When the faculty stumbles upon a homosexual act by two students, one boy commits suicide and scandal erupts.
A story of a frayed tangle of family members brought together by an unexpected death, 10,000 SAINTS shows a family splitting time between the late 80’s punk and hardcore scene of LES New York and the easy country living of Vermont.
In 1943, while the Allies are bombing Berlin and the Gestapo is purging the capital of Jews, a dangerous love affair blossoms between two women. An married mother of four who is the exemplar of Nazi motherhood and a Jewess member of the underground.
At 26, an exiled Karl Marx meets Friedrich Engels, the son of a powerful factory owner. Together, amidst censorship and police raids, riots and political upheavals, they preside over the birth of the transformational labor movement.
When WWII Lieutenant Gerstein witnesses the chemical disinfectant he helped perfect being used to murder Jews, he has no choice but to act. But the only sympathetic ear he finds is that of Father Riccardo, a priest with deep ties to the Vatican.