One Way Tickets by John Hunter | Script Revolution

One Way Tickets

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Something my older brother said to me.
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A retired combat veteran leads discount heroes on a suicidal rescue attempt in the Caribbean.
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An emotionally unavailable retired combat veteran living in south Florida gets a call in the middle of the night telling him his younger, Ugly American, brother has been kidnapped in the Dominican Republic. Paying the ransom is the last thing on his mind. With the eager assistance of a small group of discount heroes, he initiates a reckless and daring rescue attempt which leaves a trail of death, destruction and a little grand larceny to benefit the advanced study of veterinary science.

The Caribbean has never been more deadly.

This character driven, slightly dark and quirky with a dash of humor action adventure was inspired by something my older brother, a retired Marine Corps combat veteran, said to me before I traveled overseas to host a workshop, “Don’t go over there, get in trouble and make me come get you out.”

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The Writer: John Hunter

A curious nature and an overactive imagination have led me down many paths in life: former Peace Corps volunteer, sales engineer, packaging design consultant, recovering golfer and more recently, an award-winning and produced scriptwriter.

As a writer, my voice is character driven, slightly dark and quirky with a dash of humor. Many of my shorts have been showcased on Shootin' The Shorts, three of these have been produced and one other is now in production in the UK. My dystopian horror Baby Soup won the 2013 Florida Independent Filmmakers Contest, was adapted, and produced. 

I have turned some of my scripts into quick and easy to read entertainment -- Think of them as... Go to bio

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