Christopher Filipowicz

Owner of Film Freak Reviews

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Searcy

Selecting your Text: I selected "Searcy Foote" by Edgar Lee Masters, mostly because the dark nature of the poem fit right into my wheelhouse. I've always been drawn to Tales From The Crypt, Brothers Grimm and other dark fables where a lesson is to be learned, and this seemed like something that could be adapted into something similar.

Logline: A hardworking young man is painfully forced to choose between his new love and the woman who raised him...

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B23gy2yQd-27Y2psbXdabnNxdzg/edit?usp=sharing

Second Draft is up, link below!

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B23gy2yQd-27RktwNS1zTGZyUms/edit?usp=sharing

Edits in the second draft:

  • Punched up Searcy's and Persis' dialogue to develop character's depth
  • Fixed scene heading on pg. 7

Any more recommendations for touch-ups or suggestions would be appreciated! Willing to do read for reads as well, just comment or message me if you'd like me to check out yours!

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