Ben and Kate are living the American dream. Kate, American, and Ben, an Iranian immigrant, are a quintessential story of true love. Though they are from disparate backgrounds, they discovered that love has no nationality. Their marriage is as perfect as can be, except for one problem, they have been unable to have a child of their own.
They tried and failed until finally a miracle happens and Kate is pregnant. However, like all miracles, it comes with a cost. The baby is sick, and the key to saving it is in Ben and Kate’s fathers’ bone marrow. However, getting that bone marrow is harder than it sounds. Hamid, Ben’s father, is a virulent anti-American Iranian politician. Biden, Kate’s father, is an equally virulent anti-Iranian American politician. The plan to save their child is thrown into a grown man-baby conflict that everyone expects, but no one wants to deal with.
Ultimately, family is a sloppy endeavor. And sometimes your enemy turns out to be your only hope. Family ultimately has to come first in this hilarious and heartwarming film featuring an all-star ensemble cast.
1st BORN was written by Sam Khoze, Mehdi Alimirzaee & Tarek Zohdy. It was directed by Ali Atshani, Sam Khoze, and produced by Khoze and Ewin Avaness.
Uncork’d Entertainment will release the film digitally on December 3 (iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Fandango Now, Xbox and local Cable, among others).