Busker by Tracey Maye | Script Revolution




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Dessi Fox, train station custodian, is plagued with visions of his near-death verbally abusive father when deciding on whether or not to remove life support.

Custodian Dessi Fox longingly watches a Busker play for the crowds as they pass through train station where he works. He is held back from his dream, however, by visions of his drunk, near-death, verbally abusive father at every turn. The vision of his father mocks his inability to removal his life support. Dessi finally finds the courage to act when he must stand up for coworker being harassed by her ex husband. With a tear in his eye he agrees to the removal of life support and then joins the Busker in a song.

All Accolades & Coverage: 

Gold Award: California Film Awards (12/15)
Artists Alliance Short Film Screenplay Contest (10/15)
Sacramento, CA Film Festival, (3/16)
​The Bare Bones International Film and Music Festival, 3/16

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The Writer: Tracey Maye

Tracey Maye is a multi-award winning writer and a teacher. Riley, her comedy web series about a former teen pop star now in her thirties, premiered in January 2017 with From The Ground Up Productions. She has also written two performed skits for TMI Hollywood, a live comedy show in Los Angeles, and has had table reads in both Manhattan and Las Vegas. Her voice as a writer is to fuse dark, quirky humor into grounded drama with provocative twist endings. Frida Kahlo, Edgar Wright, George Orwell and Prince inspire her daily. Tracey Maye Traceymaye.com http://www.imdb.me/traceymaye http://www.rileytheseries.com Go to bio

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