A FILM BY PRIMITIVE DOG INC.
BASED ON THE REAL LIFE STORY OF JOHN MOWATT
Chance" tells the story of John Mowatt, a Stevens-Johnson Syndrome survivor. After having emergency surgery because
of an aortic dissection, John was released from the hospital with strange rashes. He had lost 50 pounds and his physical condition
worsened each day. His skin started falling off in great sheets and he was losing his eyesight. He had developed Stevens-Johnson
Syndrome. His body was in a toxic shock as a reaction to the combination of too many prescription drugs.
John was admitted to the Grossman Burn Center, and with his strong will, survived a disease
most people die from. After his recovery, John took the biggest battle: he went to court against the pharmaceutical
companies that nearly killed him….