Green Mansions by Clayton Emery | Script Revolution

Green Mansions

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Classic novel "Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest" by WH Hudson, 1904, public domain
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What we love, we destroy... 1840, the Amazon. A wanderer is enchanted by "Rima the Bird Girl", but the quest for her mysterious origin sparks tragedy... Based on the beloved 1904 novel.
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1840, the Upper Amazon. Abel, a failed poet and revolutionary, wanders into the Amazon to lose himself. Instead he finds a pocket rain forest and Rima the Bird Girl. She speaks no known language and communicates with birds. The local Indians fear her as a "Daughter of the Demon". Her grandfather, atoning for old sins, guards her closely. Smitten, Abel sets out to learn her mysterious origins, a journey that leads to the remote mountains of Riolama. But tragedy awaits there and back home as the Indians plot Rima's destruction... Based on the classic and lyrical "Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest" by W. H. Hudson, an English naturalist, 1904, public domain.

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The Writer: Clayton Emery

Professional writer and technical writer for 30 years.  Wrote 20+ Dungeons & Dragons novels, Robin Hood retelling, and numerous mystery shorts that appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Martin Greenberg anthologiies, Mammoth collections, and elsewhere.  Technical writer for software, industry, nuclear, and federal government including the FAA and DHS.  One screenwriting credit, "The Republic", filmed with Sean Young and Marc Singer, but never finished.  See my Wikipedia, Amazon, or IMDB pages. Go to bio

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