Beau, having lost a leg in the Civil War, stumbles out of a cattle car at the little Nevada town of Nemesis. He's taken under the wing of Mr. Pettigrew, partner in the Angel Saloon and given a job sitting shotgun. Pettigrew kills the son of a powerful mine owner and Beau is drawn into the trouble. It's two against twenty.
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Beau: Geoff Mays
Pettigrew: Steve Rizzo
Martha Ann: Julie Sheppard
Get to know the writer:
1. What is your screenplay about?
It's a classic western feature film with a huge character arc, protagonist about to the end of the trail ends up owning a saloon and bawdy house.
2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?
Western, action and adventure.
3. Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?
Entertaining and inspiring/
4. How would you describe this script in two words?
5. What movie have you seen the most times in your life?
6. How long have you been working on this screenplay?
Adapted from my novella of the same name, written in a week, rewritten a few times.
7. How many stories have you written?
100+, 70 published novels.
8. What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the most times in your life?)
The Star Spangled Banner, otherwise too many to mention.
9. What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?
10. Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?
Children, grandchildren, wife, filmmaking, photography, hunting, fishing, life....
11. You entered your screenplay via FilmFreeway. What has been your experiences working with the submission platform site?
Love the site, new opportunities for filmmakers, highlights the connectivity of the internet.
12. What influenced you to enter the festival?
What were your feelings on the initial feedback you received? I'm a great believer in a hook in any kind of writing, first scene in a screenplay, first sentence or at least paragraph in a novel or even non-fiction work.