Don't Go Outside by David J. Keogh | Script Revolution

Don't Go Outside

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5 strangers wake in a cottage in the middle of nowhere. Their memories wiped and a note saying ‘Don’t Go Outside’ on the door. Then something starts to kill them one-by-one.
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Haunted houses are scary at the best of time, but when you wake up in one, amongst strangers, with note telling you not to go outside, things can only get better. But that’s not what happens in horror films is it? 5 strangers strapped in the house, weird visions and scary noises and a knock at the door. Should they open the door and see what’s there, or should they stay inside and wait for the heavy fog to lift?
Eventually, tempted to go out, the strangers encounter nightmares that slowly start to kill them. But something isn’t right. They’ve done this before. More than once. Unable to recollect fully, they have to live the same experience over and over again until they can find a way to defeat the malevolent force that’s keeping them trapped and repeating their murders over and over again.
And is it possible that it’s one of them? Things are not all they seem.
A classic single location horror tale with a storytelling twist that will appeal to fans of ‘Would You Rather’ ‘Insidious’ and ‘The Cabin In The Woods’.

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Winner Best Screenplay Peephole International Film Festival 2019

Submitted: January 31, 2018
Last Updated: October 18, 2019
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Last Downloaded: December 3, 2019

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The Writer: David J. Keogh

I am a professional, award winning screenwriter. I love bringing characters to life and especially love writing real people in difficult situations where they have to fight against the odds. My first major screenplay, Cadeby, has been compared to Braveheart, whilst my second, Think Forward, has been compared to Harry Brown. My first feature film which I co-wrote and starred in, Destination Dewsbury, will be released in 2019. I am open to collaborative writing, working with producers and creatives and frankly, just love what I do. A number of my screenplays are currently in development. Go to bio

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