Scenes of a Madman by Michael S. Kanu | Script Revolution

Scenes of a Madman

A film director struggles in making his next hit picture whilst hiding dark secrets. As suspicions rise, the directors frantic behavior off studio sparks questions from authorities.



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We're set in 1967 at the dawn of the American new wave. A struggling filmmaker becomes desperate in seeking love, attention, and success. Coming off a box-office flop, he makes a new film in hopes of a positive response. However his drug addition and antics outside the studio would ultimately raise concern. As the story goes on, the filmmaker faces pressure from authorities and tries to maintains a low profile.

Submitted: July 8, 2022
Last Updated: October 7, 2022

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The Writer: Michael S. Kanu

Hello, my name is Michael Sorie Kanu. I am a 20-year-old screenwriter and aspiring filmmaker based in USA, Virginia, seeking representation. To me cinema is like a religion. Since age 12, I've studied the arts, practiced honing my craft in writing, and I've read numerous screenplays to educate myself on how to properly structure a script. I've learned so much throughout my journey and I'm always looking forward to what the future has in store. Before age 12, I played soccer. My favorite position to play was goalkeeper. One day my arm gets injured, and I wear a sling for over a year. All I could do was quarantine and watch movies all day. Miraculously, it was at this period in my life where... Go to bio

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