Suffer the Children by Anthony Cawood | Script Revolution

Suffer the Children

Troubled siblings must confront their abusive father when he escapes prison and returns to exact a brutal revenge.



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Chris and Kerry have taken over an isolated gas station, but business is slow and their new venture is struggling. Tempers fray and acrimonious arguments are the norm.

Everything is put into perspective when their father, Stan, arrives out of the blue, an escaped convict, who was convicted of abusing them when they were children.

Stan has had years for his poisonous mind to turn inwards and plot against the pair, and tonight against the backdrop of a snow storm, he will exact his bloody revenge against his own flesh and blood.

At least that's Stan's plan.

Chris and Kerry have always regretted not finishing the job they started all those years ago.

Stan won't won't be going back to prison this time, one way or the other.

Submitted: August 2, 2016
Last Updated: December 14, 2020

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The Writer: Anthony Cawood

Award-winning screenwriter with one feature produced and a further four features optioned or in pre-production. In addition to features, over forty short scripts produced/sold/optioned - including ten filmed. Also occasionally pens screenwriting articles, interviews with writers and filmmakers, and even a short story or two. You can find out more at Go to bio

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