The Rewilders by Steve Garry | Script Revolution

The Rewilders

Things go magnificently awry when a conservationist leads her team of government ecologists to re-introduce near-extinct species back into the wild.

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Tagline: Oh, why don't they just let the blasted things die out in peace!

In a near future world, when well-intended environmentalism is at its peak, imagine conservation laws that shut down machines at the most inconvenient of times, an unrequited romance between a conservationist and a farmer whose livelihood she inadvertently ruins, an anti-rewilding terrorist running amuck, and a Great Beaver War that foreshadows an animal apocalypse:

Lieutenant: "Damn! Beaten by an outsized rat. Run for your life!"

(But remember to turn off the lights before you go out)

Yes, "The Rewilders" starts with a bedtime story for two children, and includes lots of fuzzy animals and goofy bureaucrats: It's something a Tim Burton or Terry Gilliam would have fun with! But it also features a serious lesson about power in the hands of the few over the many, and especially the butterfly effect, in that through the comedic chaos we must recognize that Humanity has a position in the ecosystem, too.

If you'd like to view the script or detailed synopsis for this fun Pythonesque fable, which is set mostly in Scotland and could be done in full animation or live-action/CGI, I look forward to sending the PDFs to you.

Producers: Please contact the author for the full PDFs, or preview at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007UHQXGG

Submitted: February 23, 2017
Last Updated: June 15, 2021

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The Writer: Steve Garry

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