Theft Is A Sin by Martin Samoylov | Script Revolution

Theft Is A Sin



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An Orthodox Jewish bank robber falls into an accident and struggles to get back into the one job he knows best.

There are few movies about Orthodox Jews, let alone comedies. I figured: why not make a story set in Orthodox Jewish Brooklyn that takes a lighthearted look at the community. As someone who has lived there for many years, I was able to put in quite a bit of references which most likely only other Orthodox Jews would find funny. But there has been entertainment produced for that audience before, see "Verplankt", a web-show form a few years back.

Either way, this is a short little draft from a while back.

Submitted: December 4, 2018
Last Updated: December 14, 2018
Times Downloaded: 10
Last Downloaded: June 10, 2019

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The Writer: Martin Samoylov

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