Three for Tea by Brandi Self | Script Revolution

Three for Tea

After dying in a high pursuit car chase, a brash woman finds that she has become one of three imaginary friends to a seven-year-old girl.

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Kathleen comes to after a horrific car wreck, only to find herself seated at a child’s tea party across from Joey, an over-pierced misfit, Christopher, a luckless homeless man, and a young girl and her stuffed animals. Muddled, she tries to write it off as an Ambien-filled fog but soon realizes that she is indeed dead. Soon, the child’s mother hurries into the room with a tray full of still warm, chocolate bacon cookies, prompting the discovery that they are the child’s imaginary friends. Elated, Kathleen thieves mother’s cigarettes out of her apron, takes over the bottom bunk of the bed and devours all the cookies without sharing, before accusing everyone of past transgressions. But, when a game of riddles begins, Kathleen is thrust into a new reality where the consequences for her last moments on earth become clear.

Submitted: January 26, 2021
Last Updated: January 26, 2021

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The Writer: Brandi Self

Produced/Optioned Screenwriter I create surreal, carefully constructed stories that dissect love, morality, oppression, identity, alienation, and stagnation by catapulting characters into sometimes absurdly juxtaposed worlds where they must use self-examination as a tool for escape and redemption. Influences: Rod Serling/Twilight Zone Charlie Kaufman David Lynch Franz Kafka Background: I guess it all began with me hanging out of the back of a moving van as I threw raw meat to an angry grizzly bear, hoping the cameraman could get the perfect shot. Yeah, I started in production, reality television to be exact. But, it wasn’t all bad, I got to party with rock stars, shoot guns off with bikini... Go to bio

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