Little Sheep by Steve Garry | Script Revolution

Little Sheep

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 this realistic, violent, yet heroic and even inspiring story, which could be both a crowd-pleaser and prestige piece, I look forward to sending it to you.

Note: This script is part of my unofficial trilogy of the theme of "the-monsters-we-make-of-our-children-if-we-don't-bring-them-up-properly" or "poor parenting payback". [1] Little Sheep (action-adventure), [2] Panic in the Street (gritty mature drama); [3] American Genocide (R-Rated black comedy).

Producers: Please contact me for the full script/synopsis, or buy the Kindle version at
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AHK0EIQ

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Silver Award Winner (Virgin Spring Cinefest July 2022)
Honorable Mention (1st Monthly FIlm Festival July 2022)

Submitted: February 23, 2017
Last Updated: August 20, 2022

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The Writer: Steve Garry

I'm an incorporated businessperson, operating as Integer Entertainment, who's actively pursuing attachments for my smaller scale projects before I work my way up. While the status of my scripts here may read 'For Sale', I'm just as likely to be seeking producers/talent/investors to collaborate with as a co-producer or EP, wherein I'd be bringing my screenplay as well as package elements and perhaps some funding to the table. In addition, with a decade of pitching behind me and being read hundreds of times, I may have connections to enhance the resources that you have available. Don't hesitate to approach me with this in mind. Flexibility, creativity and unconventional collaborations are... Go to bio

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