The Girl by Steve Garry | Script Revolution

The Girl

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An aging executive with little zeal left for life responds to a disturbing dream by preparing for an appointment with destiny that he believes his vision predicts.
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Peter Roberts awakens from an intense but incomplete nightmare to begin a journey of revelation, of the kind of person he is, has been, and should become.

For is Peter's dream predestination or foreshadowing? A condemnation for past indifference or an opportunity for atonement? When the time comes, does a new, better nature triumph over his life-long apathy?

"The Girl" says there can be a hero inside us all.

To make its point about choice and fate, I use some obtuse symbolism, including multi-faith imagery that is a little playful. But the goal is to inspire and to challenge, not sermonize.

With influences as varied as "Wild Strawberries", "The Machinist", and my own dreams, I think you'll enjoy this thought-provoking piece.

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Producers: Please contact me for the PDF of the screenplay or synopsis.

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Note: As of June, 2018, this short and the 3 others I've written have been compiled into a feature anthology

Submitted: May 1, 2018
Last Updated: June 1, 2018

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The Writer: Steve Garry

I wrote my first screenplay in 2008, at the age of 52. It was a surprise, yet predicable too, for composition was my favorite subject in my earliest years of elementary school. But somewhere between the ages of 10 and 52, I must have felt that writing wasn't a serious or possibly an attainable career. My writing methodology is unique because I use many of the same skills I used for decades as a software programmer. The stories must be both "logical" and "bug free". Oh, and hopefully, thought-provoking, entertaining, suspenseful, or humorous, often in the same script, with captivating characters and story lines, especially given the complex themes I often take on in my work. From satire to... Go to bio
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