The Tale of Us by Russell Davis | Script Revolution

The Tale of Us



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Suburban citizens of all walks of life and ages cope with interweaving stories about emotional distress, pain, and overcoming their demons, leading to a carnival where one of them commits suicide.

Deacon struggles to balance his life after his divorce. He has lots of money and a beautiful girlfriend that he loves very much. He also loves the bottle just the same. His psychotic brother pays him a visit with some disturbing news that may threaten his life and family. His ex wife wants him to handle his brother by any means necessary. It's unfortunate for Deacon that those means may cost him his life.

Dealing with the lose of her father, Mia encounters a young prostitute by the name of Gina. After helping her to the hospital she learns that Gina is just a teenager with no where to go. She offers for Gina to stay with her until social services can find her home. She quickly learns that Gina may be too far gone and that she needs more help than she can give her. Mia gets so wrapped up in Gina's problems that she neglects her own. Can Mia help Gina with her demons without getting entangled in Gina's world?

Bobby is a teenager who is obsessed with getting laid. He has a girlfriend that won't sleep with him and because of this he has a snarky attitude. His mother tells him that something from his past is coming back and he needs to act on it now. He asks his girlfriend to do something that will put both their lives in jeopardy. Without his knowledge his girlfriend Sarah is also facing a demon that no one knows about. Not even her. Can Sarah help Bobby with his problem or will Sarah just add to it?

Ace Anderson is a school teacher who has an obsession with one of his students. He finally meets the mother and forms a friendly relationship with her, but he still can't get the daughter out of his mind. When Ace acts on his obsession it will change their lives forever.

Submitted: April 11, 2018
Last Updated: April 11, 2018

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The Writer: Russell Davis

My name is Russell and have written over 14 scripts, pilots, and comic titles. I was optioned with Trigger Street Productions with my script "The 80s" which also appeared in the top drama scripts. I had one script optioned and sold but it never broke ground. I'm on this site to find writers and directors who are interested in making one of my scripts. My overall goal is to run my own tv show or be a professional writer. Go to bio

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