Cul-de-sac by Brandi Self | Script Revolution

Cul-de-sac

A couple of city dwellers move to the suburbs and are bombarded by their hyperactive neighbors who aggressively try to get them to try a strange, new health product.

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Bonnie and Chandler Fide are eager to fit in after moving into their new house at the end of a cul-de-sac. The neighborhood is clean. The air is fresh. Everything is oddly perfect even if speed walking/talking, nosy people with weird patches on their arms who are always chowing down on protein bars, are their new neighbors, and want them to go to a party. Chandler thinks it's a pyramid scheme. Bonnie thinks the bars taste like trash, but they agree to go if they don't purchase anything. But, before arriving, Chandler ends up scarfing down a whole sample bar while wearing the patch and goes into full spaz mode as the party devolves into a strangely charged game of Twister, prompting Bonnie to leave and stumble upon the horrifying main ingredient that has been giving everyone so much energy.

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Submitted: November 11, 2018
Last Updated: July 12, 2021

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The Writer: Brandi Self

Produced/Optioned Screenwriter I create surreal, carefully constructed stories that dissect love, morality, oppression, identity crises, alienation, and stagnation by catapulting characters into sometimes absurdly juxtaposed worlds where they must use self-examination as a tool for escape and redemption. Influences: Rod Serling/Twilight Zone Charlie Kaufman Franz Kafka Background: I guess it all began with me hanging out of the back of a moving van as I threw raw meat to an angry grizzly bear, hoping the cameraman could get the perfect shot. Yeah, I started in production, reality television to be exact. But, it wasn’t all bad, I got to party with rock stars, shoot guns off with bikini girls... Go to bio

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