Duck Soup by Ben Clifford | Script Revolution

Duck Soup

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A young boy's life is complicated as he develops a crush on his irresponsible mother's new boyfriend, right around the time his addict father returns from rehab.
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Harmony is fourteen and sees the world in a unique way. When his mother, Patience, aides her loneliness whilst her husband is in drug treatment by sleeping with a transient, Harmony's life is complicated by lust and desire for the man. Duck Soup explores a complex, damaged, and hilariously tragic family dynamic framed by a traumatic historical event.

Duck Soup is set in Australia and intended for Australian production.

Submitted: January 2, 2017
Last Updated: June 4, 2018

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The Writer: Ben Clifford

I'm an Australian screenwriter interested in writing drama and comedy. I am greatly inspired by the works of Peter Weir, Harmony Korine, the Marx Brothers, Todd Solondz, Andrea Arnold, and Cate Shortland. My shorts are all free to use with my permission. Please feel free to contact me and let me know if you have any questions, comments, requests, or feedback. Thanks for visiting my bio... Go to bio

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