None of the Above by Steve Garry | Script Revolution

None of the Above

Campaign co-chairs who are falling in and out of love try to win the election for their own anything-but-cliché candidate while fighting off opponents who include a sensational sports star and an obscure neophyte.

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A Dark Comedy that could be considered "Dr. Strangelove for Voters"!

"None of the Above" is a story about campaign managers who struggle to keep their candidate afloat after an adored sports hero joins the race and cynical voters begin to flock to a common-sense nobody who can't even afford campaign advertising. Meanwhile, backstage powerbrokers put the test to whether they, or politicians, or citizens, actually control the whole darned show!

Here's what's unique about this story:

First of all, it's not a simple Tom Hanks/Meg Ryan rom-com with a campaign backdrop. Secondly, it doesn't pick Right/Left-wing sides.

Here, while the two solitudes comically tear themselves apart, more nefarious forces are at play. The slapstick evolves into one of the most uncomfortable endings ever -- fashioned somewhat after the German constitutional crisis in 1933, but with a twist. While the story is set in the U.K., unfortunately it's plausible in any Western electoral system.

If you'd like to view the script or detailed synopsis for this story, I look forward to sending the PDFs to your attention.

Producers: Please contact the author for the full PDFs, or preview at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007U7KXMG

Submitted: February 23, 2017
Last Updated: May 30, 2021

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