Jack Ciattarelli is a family-owned, family-operated, and community-run restaurant and bar that was established in 1994. We try to provide a great experience for our guests on their way to the beach.
Jack Ciattarelli was the only son of restaurant founder, Angelo Ciattarelli. So when we were asked to open a new restaurant for his younger brother, Daniel, Jack asked Daniel if he would be interested in starting one. So Daniel did. And when we were just about to open, Jack told his brother that he would be interested in being the head chef for the restaurant, but he’d have to take a lower-paying position because of his injury.
The scene in the trailer shows the pair of them coming ashore with their friends in a white sandals convertible. Daniel, who’s been in the water, thinks they’ve been going to a beach for the last time. Jack is a good cook, but Daniel’s parents aren’t too fond of him. When we were asked to talk about Jack’s situation, Daniel said he had a really bad time with him. So they asked if he wanted to try something different.
Jacks problem is that he is extremely self-conscious and sensitive to rejection. That makes him prone to feeling anxious, nervous, and paranoid about his own body image.
This is something that many men have to deal with, especially with women. That is, they are constantly being rejected and constantly feeling that they can never be good enough or good enough people. So they find themselves constantly wishing that this wasnt the case for their entire being.
That makes him a bit of a freak (and a very self-conscious freak, if you ask me), so you would think he would have some sort of body image issues. I mean, look at him. He has a body that is not perfectly sculpted, he is not exactly a perfect body of his own, and he has a face that is a lot more angular than it used to be.
The problem is that he doesn’t have an image to carry around. So he feels the need to project it on whoever he is with. He’s constantly thinking about how he looks, how good he is, how he is supposed to be, and what he should be. Even more importantly, he wants to be someone who is good, and to not be someone just because his brother is or because he’s more handsome.
His sister, on the other hand, has a very clear face, a face that looks like shes made of plastic, and a beautiful face. But in her eyes, we see a real child, and in her expressions we see an actual child. Her life is not perfect, but she is trying to live it to the best of her ability, and she knows that she can’t live without her sister, so she accepts it.
This family dynamic is very interesting and I hope to continue to explore it more in future works.