Life After Eleanor
Her days full of never-ending obligations, an aging Eleanor Roosevelt feels like Atlas, forever forced to carry the worries of the world upon her shoulders. Concerned she’ll become a burden to her children, she decides to fulfill the promise she made long ago to her lover, Lorena Hickok. After all these years, they’ll finally run away to live in blissful anonymity. When Eleanor learns that President Kennedy arranged for her friend Marilyn Monroe’s supposed suicide in order for the troubled movie star to find happiness out of the limelight, she uses the information to plot her own escape. Convincing Kennedy to stage her death as well, Eleanor moves with Hick to San Francisco. They begin life anew by assuming the identities of a pair of deceased sisters, but their happiness is short-lived. With both an ambitious young reporter and Eleanor’s vengeful cousin, Alice, threatening to reveal their deceit to the world, the pair struggles to come to terms with their past and present choices. No longer sure of themselves or each other, both Eleanor and Hick must decide, can there truly be LIFE AFTER ELEANOR?