"Dreams Interrupted" is based on a true story. Ever wonder what life is like for big time college football players? You know, the guys who get all the girls in college and move on to make millions of bucks in the NFL? You ever question what it would be like to live out a day as an All American Athlete during one of those live nationally televised Saturday afternoons games on ESPN? Better yet, have you ever wondered what life would be like if for your entire life you planned on living out this dream until suddenly, you wake up four years later and the possibility is stripped from your finger tips without ever realizing your opportunity has expired? This is the story of the failures of childhood dreams, the struggle with masculinity and the limited experiences of life outside the walls of his hometown that leaves Glen (Mourning) stripped of his confidence, confused about his future and subsequently frustrated with what a life without football has to offer. In this psycho analytical journey of a young man who enters the world of the athletic elitism, the main character (Glen Mourning) realizes that college football and stardom isn't exactly what he imagined it would be. When the traditional route to the National Football League is no longer his path, time and the opportunity of going pro expires right before his eyes. During his four year journey in college as a full scholarship athlete, he is faced with the realization that college football, as much as it seemed like a dream come true, was actually a torturing and psychological nightmare of multiple experiences. Torn between fitting in with his peers and coaches, he makes a decision to stay true to the morals that he doesn't realize were embedded in his subconscious and set in stone by his single, uneducated but unconditionally loving mother. In this roller-coaster of a ride, a lost young boy becomes a man among "monsters". Glen is forced to choose between selling his soul to the terrors of an egotistical and degrading culture and struggle with coming to terms with knowing that doing the right thing only allows you to finish last. As the sport of football substitutes and takes place of a father figure, the abandonment of adults, the inability to trust those around him and the dreams that became nightmares, leave Glen stranded to use his intellectual capacity to make the most of what college and collegiate athletics may or may not have taught him. The failures of childhood dreams, is only the beginning of an internal conflict that he faces as a future without football doesn't seem worth living. What do you believe in when you can no longer dream without interruption?
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