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Hail Mary



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Joby is convinced his superstition of saying the Hail Mary has helped Liverpool win many trophies , will his beliefs and superstitions help him when his Dad dies and turns his world upside down .

Joby fell in love with Liverpool FC after watching the 1978 European Cup Final . He also thought he was the Twelth Man as he was the one saying the Hail Mary prayer during the match that helped Liverpool become European Champions . The love affair continues with Liverpool and Joby keeps saying the Hail Mary and adds other superstitions during matches until the distraction of girls and growing up gets in the way . Life gets in the way so much that when tragedy hits Joby's family he then starts to see paralells between the tragedy of his life and the biggest tragedy Liverpool ever faced , Hillsborough .

Angry and disenchanted with everything Joby turns to drink and drugs. He starts living on the streets and the downward spiral of his life continues . Can Joby be saved ? Will he stop hiding behind using a prayer and superstitions to rule his life and ultimately make the decision he needs to make .

A love story between a Man and his Football club . The story of Joby is a story of choices we make in life .Can we use belief in a postive way or is it something we can hide behind ? This journey will leave you with a feeling of hope .

Submitted: March 5, 2017
Last Updated: June 4, 2018
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Last Downloaded: November 18, 2019

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The Writer: Brian Weston

Novice screenwriter looking to get my scripts developed . Would love an opportunity to develop a script and see it on screen.Hopefully sooner rather than later. Go to bio

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