Little Sheep by Steve Garry | Script Revolution

Little Sheep

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A young fighter leads his fellow child soldiers on a campaign to liberate vulnerable people across their war-ravaged African country.
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After all the grownups in a rebel group are killed in battle, the young surviving warriors take on the monsters who created them in a gallant effort to cure the ills of their dangerous and harsh world. This, even as they retain some universal traits and dreams of childhood.

Led by Imbiku, a guerrilla barely into adolescence, what starts as a few dozen rebels threatens to become a brigade and then an army, outdueling opponents with wits and daring gleaned from brutal battlefield experience.

In contrast to films such as the critically successful but sobering "Beasts of No Nation", this story presents children being forced to fight wars - and thoroughly condemns it - in the guise of a classic action adventure epic, similar to how Cameron ("Avatar") and Emmerich ("Day After Tomorrow") used blockbuster fiction as an allegory to explore other major issues.

If you would like to see the screenplay/synopsis for this realistic, violent yet heroic and even inspiring story, which could be both a crowd-pleaser and prestige piece, I look forward to sending the PDFs to your attention. (Also formatted as a 60-minute Pilot+Episode One)

Producers: Please contact the author for the PDFs, or preview at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AHK0EIQ

Submitted: February 23, 2017
Last Updated: June 29, 2019

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The Writer: Steve Garry

I wrote my first screenplay in 2008, at the age of 52. It was a surprise, yet predicable too, for composition was my favorite subject in my earliest years of elementary school. But somewhere between the ages of 10 and 52, I must have felt that writing wasn't a serious or possibly an attainable career. My writing methodology is unique because I use many of the same skills I used for decades as a software programmer. The stories must be both "logical" and "bug free". Oh, and hopefully, thought-provoking, entertaining, suspenseful, or humorous, often in the same script, with captivating characters and story lines, especially given the complex themes I often take on in my work. From satire to... Go to bio
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