Dying to See You by Nicholas Zingarelli | Script Revolution

Dying to See You

Rough night for Ray, a cop. Partner and wife murdered. Daughter kidnapped. Now he has to outrun a trigger-happy police force as he races to save his daughter buried alive in a leaky grave.

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Official Selection and Honorable Mention Award KinoDrome International Motion Picture & Screenplay Festival 2020 - Hollywood Horrorfest Finalist 2020 - The Script Lab Free Screenplay Contest Quarterfinalist 2020 - Official Selection L.A. Neo Noir Novel, Film, & Script Festival 2020 - Honorable Mention Gold Award Winner L.A. Noe Noir Novel, Film, & Script Festival 2020 - Official Selection Chicago Indie Film Festival 2020 - Quarter-Finalist Page Turner Screenplays 2021 - Official Selection Hong Kong Indie Film Festival 2021 -

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Pretty wild ride—non-stop bloody action with nicely specific staging and choreography. The scene where the dog finds Anna's grave is particularly dark and comical. The shootout with the Mayor at the end takes things nicely over the top.

Submitted: May 3, 2019
Last Updated: November 7, 2021

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The Writer: Nicholas Zingarelli

I have been writing short stories and drawing cartoons since I was in grammar school in Chicago. I was a bit of a delinquent when I was young and got into trouble with the police many times. When I finally wised up, I got a union job in the building trades and subsequently built over two hundred playgrounds for inner-city children in Chicago. I started writing screenplays twenty years ago while recovering from three severe work-related injuries that led to surgeries that have left me physically challenged. Man, I thought getting in trouble with the police, severe injuries, and the subsequent surgeries and growing up in the inner-city was tough, but this screenwriting thing is a whole new... Go to bio

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