Lions and Lambs
"Atti the Hun" Nichololias is the most hyper-intense, ultra-cynical,
super-intelligent, and chronically-misunderstood comic duking it out on
the B-minus level comedy circuit in Vancouver. The only one who really understands this middle-aged
social-reformer gag-girl and her special life mission is her father, Nikos,
a Greek Revolutionary who is pulled closer and closer to the grave every
day by a debilitating neurological disease, ghosts from his past, and a
Computer Age incarnation of evil, "Ralph Reaper".
Only Reaper and Nikos know Atti's real purpose, struggle and the
unfinished business about the child she gave up for adoption in her lost
Adapted for the screen
and aired as a CBC television drama, 2002.