The Garden by David Chang | Script Revolution

The Garden

In a false utopia under the grip of mind-altering drugs, a teen girl joins a group of revolutionaries determined to save humanity through the spread of a forbidden flower.



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Eva Castus lives a perfect life. A resident of the utopian society of Calum, the teen girl is about to become a member of the Pure, the protectors of mankind. All is well until a blue dart from a mysterious soldier strikes her in the neck. From that point forward, Eva's blissful innocence is gone. She becomes aware of her nightmarish reality and joins a centuries-old conflict between an elite family and a group of revolutionaries. As Eva embarks on a terrifying quest through a world under the grip of mind-altering drugs, she learns new revelations about herself and the nature of mankind.

A Screencraft Sci-Fi Contest Quarterfinalist, the Garden earned an 8.6/10 from a WeScreenplay analyst who described the script as a "fantastically-imagined, gripping and darkly engaging allegory." Fast-paced, exciting and stunningly realized, the Garden will be a treat to anyone who's a fan of dystopian fiction, sci-fi action or just a good, old-fashioned adventure. Give it a read and let me know your thoughts!

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WeScreenplay Script Feedback (Full Coverage) 8.6/10
Screencraft Sci-Fi and Fantasy Screenplay Contest Quarterfinalist
Screencraft Action & Thriller Screenplay Contest Quarterfinalist

Submitted: May 3, 2018
Last Updated: November 14, 2019

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The Writer: David Chang

I've always loved writing and movies so naturally, I was interested in screenwriting from an early age. I wrote the first draft of a script for a screenwriting class I took in college. It got decent feedback and won a small student contest. And then...I didn't do anything with it. I graduated, started working fulltime in journalism and stopped writing scripts. I would do a few things on the side, a music blog, discussions about a podcast, but nothing that really stuck. Fast forward eight years and I was in a bit of a rut, feeling like I had a lot of creative ideas but unsure of how to express them. That's when I decided to give screenwriting another shot. It's been a blast. I love the... Go to bio

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