'A Matter of Issue' weaves a contemporary family drama of birthrights, inheritances and elder abuse, where caring becomes controlling, managing becomes manipulating, and bloodlines become blurry..
Meet the Wentworths ... Charles Wentworth is elderly and recently widowed, and he's having trouble managing on his own so his younger son, Kirk, steps in to help. But when Charles rekindles a friendship with a lady friend from his past who is also recently widowed, Kirk sees trouble on the horizon and takes grievous steps to divert it. Kirk has planned his life around receiving a sizeable inheritance one day, and he isn't about to risk letting Mary, the merry widow, waltz in and out of their lives, taking Charles's fortune with her.
Meanwhile Charles's elder son, Bill, has troubles of his own to deal with. Bill's son, Michael, has learned of a family secret which threatens to undermine his very existence. A chasm opens up in their picture perfect family as Michael goes in search of answers about his past. Bill becomes torn between keeping his brother in check while struggling to rebuild his relationship with his son and keep family dynamics on an even keel. But then disaster strikes, and that changes everything ....
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