Bad Hair Day by John Hunter | Script Revolution

Bad Hair Day

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Time Lines by John Hunter
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Late to work and in a hurry, a completely ordinary young woman has a nagging suspicion something extraordinary is happening around her.
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As a completely ordinary and disheveled young woman walks to her completely boring job at a call center, she passes through multiple times lines. Each of these time lines is similar, but all have different outcomes. At the end of her journey, all she retains is a vague suspicion something extraordinary may have happened in her dull and uneventful life.

Bad Hair Day is actually a less expensive re-write of my Time Lines which was dripping car crashes, shoot outs and expensive FX. The original version was optioned several times, but then reluctantly abandoned due to its BIG budget requirements.

The lesson learned in this (5) page short? Keep it inexpensive and easy does it on the FX...Especially in a short-short.

Enjoy the read!

Submitted: November 8, 2019
Last Updated: November 9, 2019
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Last Downloaded: November 14, 2019

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The Writer: John Hunter

A curious nature has led me down many paths: former Peace Corps volunteer, big ticket sales engineer, commercial graphic artist, packaging design consultant, recovering golfer and more recently, an award winning and produced scriptwriter. My voice is character driven, slightly dark and quirky with a dash of humor. Four of my short scripts have been produced and my dystopian horror Baby Soup won the 2013 Florida Independent Filmmakers Contest. Some of my work has been turned into quick and easy to read entertainment. These are essentially Director's Cuts in not-so-wordy prose. As a FREE sample see Zentangles , a short cautionary urban tale about an obsessive young woman who gets absorbed in... Go to bio

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