Kith by Steve Garry | Script Revolution

Kith

As the last human on Earth struggles against her treacherous environment and her desperate loneliness, a frightening creature begins to prowl the ruins in which she lives.

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Kith is a resourceful, poetic young woman with a vivid imagination who shares her post-apocalyptic world with a mannequin, a stray cat... and a terrifying demon of unexplained origin who stalks her.

That the cause of the End of the World remains unidentified to us only emphasizes Kith’s bleak predicament. Yet, through her inspiring passion and perseverance, there remains hope for the survival of the human spirit.

While at times "Kith" verges on the horrific , it is not a genre horror story. Its appearance as a simple "end-of-worlder" could put people into the seats, but its art-house qualities suggest it occupies similar space to Polanski's "Repulsion" from 1965. Closer still may the surrealistic works of Lynch, the complex storytelling of Memento or Black Swan, and especially Brad Anderson's "The Machinist", from 2004: Whereas that stunner was about guilt and accepting responsibility, "Kith" is a complex, sympathetic study of loneliness and accepting inevitability.

As such, "Kith" will appeal to those who enjoy the abstract story lines of the aforementioned films and invites the viewer to THINK, yet it retains some commerciality given its young-adult orientation and sci-fi setting.

At minimum, audiences can take it as a cerebral, female-centric mix of "The Last Man on Earth" with "The Quiet Earth".

Lastly, I should add that some fine young actress who is also capable of physicality ought to enjoy bringing the character of Kith to life, since she is the only character on-screen for virtually the entire story.

Producers: Please contact me for the full script/synopsis, or buy the Kindle version at
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MAVBQO6

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Honorable Mention (Frights! Camera! Action! Screenplay and Film Contest 2022)
Official Selection - Psychological Screenplay (Best Script Award - London 2022)

Submitted: September 30, 2016
Last Updated: August 27, 2022

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The Writer: Steve Garry

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