The Farmers by Christine Locker | Script Revolution

The Farmers

An elderly couple confronts unresolved rivalry when they receive a visit from an estranged family member.



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FAY and JACK (both in their 70s) lead isolated lives on a desolate and unproductive farm.

JACK spends his time complaining while watching his wife, FAY, clean the house. Their farm is in dire condition from drought and it has become a forlorn place.

Fay informs Jack that her sister, Mary, is coming to visit but this unsettles Jack as it is apparent that he and Mary have unfinished business from year before.

At the dinner table, Mary expresses her dislike for Jack and a full-blown family feud takes place while family secrets are brought to the fore.

Submitted: February 1, 2020
Last Updated: August 6, 2021

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The Writer: Christine Locker

Christine Locker lives in South Africa. My writing partner is Lee Ann Riddle from USA, and we have been writing together since 2003 and finally took the plunge into producing in 2019. We are currently in post-production with our short film "My neighbor Earl" (2020). Progress can be followed on and Facebook. Our short screenplay "6 Equals 9" has been picked up for production by Ron Harris of Stargazersfilmco right here on Script Revolution. Our short screenply"Ghost o'clock" was selected as semi-finalist in New York City International Screenplay awards. Our feature screenplay "... Go to bio

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