The Woods by Kenneth Quinnell | Script Revolution

The Woods

Six young adults go into the woods on a mental health retreat and when they leave, the woods follow them home.



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A group of college graduates revisits a cabin in the woods where they went to face their psychological fears as students. The first time they went to the cabin to face their fears head-on, one of the students died. Two years later, they want to try again to overcome the irrational fears that hamper their lives in the present.

The students were members of a therapy group and their instructor, Professor Rex Richards had his own theories about the members of the group and their sexuality. When the students don't neatly fit into Richard's image for them, he appeals to supernatural forces to achieve his goals.

This time, when the young people go into the woods, the woods follow them home. And that's when the students start dying.

Only by being true to himself can Garth save his friends, defeat his manipulative college professor's evil plan and survive to make a successful life for himself. Will the magical monstrosity of Richards stop him? Or will he overcome evil and save his friends?

Submitted: May 12, 2021
Last Updated: May 12, 2021

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The Writer: Kenneth Quinnell

Kenneth Quinnell has been a senior writer at AFL-CIO since 2012, fighting on behalf of the rights of working people across the country. Before that, he taught political science and American history at the college level for more than a decade. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in political science from Florida State University and is the father of three teenage sons. He is seeking to become a full-time screenwriter. Go to bio

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