Fat Boy Chronicles
Jimmy Winterpock at age fourteen is 5'5 and weighs 188 pounds. Outside the comfort of his family and church, life for Jimmy is a constant struggle. The cruel taunts of his classmates make going to school or playing sports a humiliating experience. Yet, he still manages to focus on his goals; to lose weight and win over the girl of his dreams.
Jimmy Winterpock always gets teased by the football team for being overweight at 188 pounds and only 5 ft 5. As a school assignment he writes about it in his journal. He soon meets a girl named Sable Moore who, as the story goes on, Jimmy learns that she cuts herself. After making quick friends, they start to go to church together. Eventually, Jimmy begins jogging with his father, with a goal to lose 38 pounds. Paul Grove, Jimmy's friend wants to catch a killer so he posts a Photoshopped picture of Jimmy's sister as bait, because of this, Jimmy feels guilty. Paul talks Jimmy into sneaking out to a party. Later Paul's father commits suicide. Paul runs away and gets injured in an accident in Colorado. Jimmy tutors Robb Thurman, who is the football captain. Robb, because of this, tells his teammates not to harass Jimmy any more, as they become friends.
Director: Jason Winn
Writers: Michael Buchanan (screenplay), Diane Lang (screenplay)
Stars: Christopher Rivera, Kelly Washington, Chris Bert
Release Date: 21 November 2010