Veniality by John Varszegi | Script Revolution

Veniality

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Realizing that powerful people can get away with capital crimes, a DA intern becomes vigilante with the help of her twin sister. Each episode of the TV series is inspired by real events.
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Beautiful mansion, the husband just arrives home. He finds his wife in adultery situation with a man. After a short fight he brutally kills them both.
Sarah Leland, the new junior executive DA, starts her first work day at Travis County District Attorney Building. Hon. Gwen Parker, Chief DA, shows her around the office. She gets to know her supervisor and colleagues. Her new boss, Jerry Owen, introduces her Kevin Sinclair, a handsome prosecutor, with whom Sarah has already had an embarrassing affair in the parking lot soon before. The young man prepares Sarah to the ongoing court case.
The gavel hits the table. The judge announces: the defendant is not guilty. Half of the room breaks into cheers, the other half are outraged hearing the verdict.
Back in the DA Office the DA and his crew talk about the case. A famous black baseball player, who killed his wife and her secret lover in cold blood, just got away with his terrible crime. The lawyers are sure he is guilty. Sarah is disappointed. When she visits her family, she complains about the court failure. Her parents and her twin sister, Jen, who works as a makeup artist at a film studio, try to comfort her, but she is deeply disappointed with right and justice.
When she decides to give up her career, Jen comes up with a dreadful idea.
The next day Jen shows up at work instead of Sarah, while her lawyer sister pays a visit at the celebrity to execute the death sentence.

Submitted: October 18, 2019
Last Updated: November 23, 2019
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The Writer: John Varszegi

Canadian script writer, film director/editor. In the 90s he became a script writer at Dayka Theatre in Vancouver, British Columbia. In 2007 he founded HTVBC Film Studio in Victoria, BC. He has made over 130 documentaries, short films, TV News and reports, music videos and several feature films. He was finalist at Reel International Film Festival 2018 (Perth, Australia), at "Detective FEST 2014" International Film and TV Festival (Moscow, Russia), four times at Cannes (France) International Short Film Festival, at Vancouver International Film Festival and was runner-up at many music video world contests. Since 2013 he has made over 20 films for TV Canada Channel 4. Scriptography: You Will Be... Go to bio

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