On the Beach - A Long Short by John Hunter | Script Revolution

On the Beach - A Long Short

A young couple do what they must to escape a lingering death on a remote desert planet.

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A shorter version of this same storyline written by me.
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A thrill seeking young couple named BOB and JOAN crash land and find themselves marooned on a remote desert planet. The scarce resources of the planet offer them little more than the prospects of a slow and lingering death. After two years of isolation and deprivation, their situation seems to take a turn for the better when a deep space trucker named BERT and his little dog JACK land to make some minor repairs. Three actors, one small dog, low-ish budget, minimal FX and a location that looks remarkably like the area in and around the Salton Sea in California.

Submitted: May 14, 2021
Last Updated: July 21, 2021

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The Writer: John Hunter

As a child in the coastal low country of South Georgia, I often heard the truth being stretched and embellished as an innocent pastime by people who spoke Ebonics, Geechee and Cracker. So, as you can clearly see, my storytelling is not entirely my fault. I was raised wrong. After graduation from college, a curious nature has taken me down many paths: former Peace Corps volunteer, big ticket sales, commercial graphics and packaging design consultant, to name a few. More recently, I’m an award winning and produced scriptwriter of modest acclaim who enjoys telling a wide variety of slightly dark and quirky stories with a dash of humor. My dystopian horror Baby Soup won the 2013 Florida... Go to bio

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