Judgement at Siddim by Steve Garry | Script Revolution

Judgement at Siddim

A man reassesses his plan to avenge a violent crime against his family after a stranger crosses his path who is set to mete out his own final brand of justice.

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"Siddim" (where Sodom and Gomorrah were located) has influences as diverse as "Shane" and "Virgin Spring", but mainly it's my response to "Taken".

That's why I write some of my stories: As a reaction to what was missing or good about other films. I enjoyed "Taken", but I'm amazed how stupid the bad guys can be in these movies - they hurt somebody's kid or spouse, and that somebody turns out to be an ex-CIA or ex-Green Beret.

You'd think the villains would do their research first!

So, in my story, Sam Toomes is a plain, city tax auditor. He his family live the middle-class dream, until it is devastated by the reckless act of a drug lord's son.

When the corrupt local police do not act, Sam prepares to wreak justice. But he is untrained for such a task, and restrained by his civility.

But then Sam crosses paths with a stranger in town, one with his own interest in and special talents to deal with the gangsters.

As events hurtle toward a cataclysmic yet strangely moral conclusion, should Sam intervene, or stand by? Or should he help the stranger - and lose his soul?

If you'd like to view this noirish, sequel- or cable series-spawning, violent anti-violence "revenge flick with a difference", I look forward to sending it to you. (Also available as Pilot + Episode One)

Producers: Please contact me for the full script/synopsis, or buy the Kindle version at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007TP1MBU

Submitted: February 23, 2017
Last Updated: December 11, 2021

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The Writer: Steve Garry

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