The Lazaretto by Steve Garry | Script Revolution

The Lazaretto

Plunged into an appalling, makeshift quarantine, a mother, father and a very special little girl struggle to survive as a terrified world fights to contain a hideous plague of unknown origin.

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A little girl. Her illustrated Bible. The end of the world.

“The Lazaretto” is a haunting, allegorical and spiritual (yet not overtly religious) story.

It may sound like some sort of zombie movie, but thematically it's a metaphor about the consequences of submission and denial, like 'The Grey Zone', as it follows ordinary people trying to survive some very black days: A disease that is certainly something awful to behold (an accelerated version of Mad Cow).

Most of all, hold onto your hat for an ambiguous, mystical conclusion that you may not see coming.

Producers: Please contact the author for the full PDFs, or preview at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007UHXDDC

Submitted: October 1, 2016
Last Updated: December 23, 2020

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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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