Someone Gotta Pay by Mark Millicent | Script Revolution

Someone Gotta Pay

'A perfectly normal family road trip starts with a minor traffic accident and ends in total disaster when the past of the old West hurtles into the present to meet them head on.'

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Brad Fisher an overworked, overly imaginative advertising creative lets his preoccupation with his latest ‘Wild West' Ad campaign take over his life. He never dreamed he would be present at a vindictive Western Judges hanging tree back in 1878, front row seat wearing a noose for a necktie, as he pays for the horrific murder of his entire family - or did he? At an abandoned Ghost town, one after another, things get out of control. A bizarre traffic accident that involves a jay-walking ‘ gunslinger,' sets the wheels in motion. All bets are off, back to a time no longer in existence, except in the past where justice is what one vengeful Judge says it is. Retribution is brutal under the law of the old west and the difference between a nightmare and harsh reality could be just three bullet ricochets away. When dreams really do meet reality, maybe therapy is the only answer, after all it's the American way?

And just like recurring dreams, those weekly therapy appointments do come around all too quickly! Maybe the next appointment session will restore the reality; Maybe?

Submitted: September 19, 2020
Last Updated: September 30, 2020

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The Writer: Mark Millicent

From the UK midlands now residing in Los Angeles US - I like to write comedy but pretty much anything that I find interesting is fair game - I storyboard most of my scripts - as a day job I'm a professional storyboard artist for movies and commercials. A few short films shot and several scripts completed, some UK/US options and awards now and again. US 800 Art Directors Guild member. markmillicentstoryboards.com www.instagram.com/mark.millicent.boards/ https://pro.imdb.com/name/nm2437728?ref_=tt_nv_usr_prof Go to bio
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