Dog Day by Lauren Hoekstra | Script Revolution

Dog Day



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If a husband's adultery, a daughter's betrayal, and a pooch's complicity are not enough to get Maureen to see how much her family loves her... what will?

Fresh back from electro-shock therapy, Maureen is taken aback by her husband's latest attention-grabbing strategy. But his antics pale in significance when she discovers her beloved pooch has tried to end it all...

A sinful comedy about adultery, betrayal and complicity

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Fresh Voices 2017-18 - Semifinalist
Fresh Voices 2017-18 - Winner, Best Ensemble Cast

Submitted: September 30, 2017
Last Updated: September 2, 2018
Last Downloaded: January 17, 2018

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The Writer: Lauren Hoekstra

Born in post-apartheid South Africa, raised in Italy, Lauren graduated from UCLA’s prestigious graduate directing program in 2014. Before she left school, she had joined the DGA, having directed second unit on 'Plush', a Catherine Hardwicke ('Thirteen', 'Twilight') feature. Lauren followed this up with 'City Bus', starring Ahna O’Reilly ('The Help'). Executive produced by James Franco’s Rabbit Bandini as an initiative to help emerging filmmakers, 'City Bus' won Lauren the best director award at the 2017 IFS Festival and best narrative short at the Los Angeles International Underground Film Festival. It was also runner up in the media category of the Script Pipeline First Look contest... Go to bio

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