A MAN'S MAN by Art D'Alessandro | Script Revolution

A MAN'S MAN

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Jake is a typical late bloomer. Finally, his day has come. First date. While his parents ponder his future, Jake motor scooters out to meet Sasha, the girl, um, guy of his dreams.
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Mom offers all the appropriate advice and even takes a pic to document this momentous event, but Jake won't allow her to finish primping him before he's out the door. "Course not, honey," says good 'ol Dad, "He's a man's man." Little do they know.
Jake scoots off on his adventure, a pink helmet mounted behind him for his date, Sasha. He's one happy kid until a car with "unwell wishers" drives by.

When Jake arrives at Sasha’s house he shows the signs of having survived a minor skirmish, but he’s undaunted.

Sasha’s Dad turns out to be a great guy, a black guy with a sense of humor and a sparkle in his eye; but his sparkle pales in comparison to the one in Jake's eyes when he spots his date. Sasha is a straight-laced, upright fifteen year old... male. Sasha’s dad is proud and worried for them. He knows how the world is, but sends them off nonetheless.

The first-daters take off on Jake's motor scooter for points unknown, while back inside, Sasha’s Dad's lover comes out of hiding, a tear in his eye. Sasha wonders aloud when he'll get to meet Jake's folks. Could be a while.

Submitted: June 24, 2017
Last Updated: April 6, 2019
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Last Downloaded: June 10, 2019

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The Writer: Art D'Alessandro

Art D'Alessandro was graduated summa cum laude from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida where he was the recipient of both top prose and poetry writing awards. He co-founded and ran The Maile School, one of the southeast’s most highly regarded talent training facilities for over 20 years before its sale in 2004. The school's alumni include Mandy Moore, Spencer Locke, Norm Lewis, Arielle Kebbel and two Miss Americas. His love of film has led to over forty screenplays bearing his name as writer, including “THE FINAL SEASON” starring Sean Astin, Powers Boothe, Tom Arnold and Rachael Leigh Cook. Directed by David Mickey Evans, “The Sandlot,” TFS premiered at the Tribeca Film Fesitval, hit 1... Go to bio
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