Winning SHORT Screenplay Reading – MOTORIST, by Julie Thor Fryd

WILDsound Festival

Genre: Drama

“A depressed used-car dealer tries to convince a motorist, who every night runs over wounded animals, to also run him over”

Cast List:

Jeep: Kelci Stephenson
Narrator: Val Cole
Volvo: James Dooley
Ford: Gary Graham

Get to know the writer:

1. What is your screenplay about?

“We often hear that it´s better to knock down an animal than to attempt an emergency stop”

FORD one of the characters, runs over wounded animals every night. One night he meets VOLVO, a depressed used car dealer, who tries to convince to also run him over. JEEP The last characte, also considers to help FORD.

“Joy in driving comes from the person behind the wheel. Give way, wave on, drive smoothly”

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Absurd, road movie.

3. Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

The idea is original. The story is beautiful, tragic…

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