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Won't You Be My Neighbor

Won't You Be My Neighbor
There's always that one nosy neighbor.

Things are always stranger on the other side of the fence.

Benny has a problem - his neighbor Gordon. Convinced Gordon has killed someone and is the process of digging a grave, Benny watches from the safety of his second floor window.

It’s like he’s Rear Window’s Jimmy Stewart. At least, until wife Helen turns on the lights.

BENNY
Shitshitshitshitshit.
Turn off the light,
turn it off  you stupid woman.

HELEN
How dare you talk to me like that, Benny Prichard!
I will not turn off the light, you can do it yourself!

What happens next cascades into a comic/clumsy chain of events which might just end in tragedy.

Though for which neighbor, who can tell?

A playful comedy of just 2 pages, Won’t You Be My Neighbor is fun, cheap, quirky – and so easy to shoot. Three actors, an apartment, a yard, a weekend and a window’s all you need!

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Chris Keaton, like many deranged people, writes screenplays and actually believes he's pretty good at it. His delusion has brought him to write at least a dozen feature films and numerous short scripts of questionable quality. Several directors have been enabling Chris Keaton's mental illness by actually producing his  screenplays traumatizing unwitting audiences around the globe. And to make things worse he also writes novels and short stories. When will this reign of terror end? If you...Read more

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J. Phillip Wilkins is a composer and the author of several unfinished books, including 'Desert Witch', 'The Girl From Yuma', 'Laughter, Far Away', and 'Lighthouse At The World's End'. His tenure as one-third of indie pop outfit The Postmarks was followed by a move to the West Coast demimonde. Often called 'the poorman's Doc Savage', Wilkins currently splits his time between Los Angeles, CA and Pompano, FL.Read more

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