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No Return



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After his dismissal from the case of his wife's disappearance, a by-the-book detective must go rogue to uncover the events leading up to the day she was reported missing.

In the fictional small town of 1970's East Harbor, Connecticut, an abrasive detective Edwin Pearce (early 30's) finds himself in a complicated investigation when he's dismissed the case of his wife, Rachel Pearce's disappearance. Periodic flashbacks reveal that Ed and Rachel's marriage held more intrigue and scandal in their secret lives that would ultimately be brought to the surface as a result of the investigation. The investigation takes a turn for the desperate once Captain Barry Donaldson looks to Ed as a prime suspect in the kidnapping. Pearce then must resort to rogue tactics as the clock not only ticks for the love of his life, but also his own.

All Accolades & Coverage: 

2017 Cannes Screenplay Competition Grand Jury Award
2018 Beverly Hills Film Festival Official Selection
2018 Oaxaca Film Festival Official Selection
2018 Rome Independent Prisma Awards Finalist
2019 Stockholm Independent Film Festival Finalist

Submitted: October 12, 2017
Last Updated: January 9, 2020

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The Writer: Rob McNeil

Born and raised in Normal, Illinois, I'm a 27 year-old award-winning screenwriter with thirteen completed feature scripts, multiple in progress, and many more on the way. I am currently self-employed and my end goal is to begin a career in screenwriting. Go to bio

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