SCRIPT INFORMATION
Script Type: Full Length Feature
Genre: Character-Driven Existential Comedy
Length: 135 pages

A middle-aged good-looking WASP who is a Professor of Relationships, and a famous Self-Help Guru who can’t maintain a relationship, an American Indian who grew up on a poverty-stricken reservation turned upper-class unhappy housewife and who watches dungeon porn to escape, her Asian-American Insurance Executive husband who wants to be a Beatnik Poet and both pretending to be a sit-com perfect family, an African-American Goddess who is a brilliant PhD psychology student who dresses like Marilyn Monroe, with deep inadequacy and fear of intimacy issues, an aging American female Jew and Psychotherapist who is agoraphobic and lives with a blow up doll, and an Italian-American ex-motorcycle gangster who likes bubble baths and is having a Cybersex affair with the Jewish Psychotherapist, both pretending to be 20 and hot when they’re 69 and burnt out to a crisp – all seek an authentic life.

Each however, is hiding behind well-honed masks, costumes and psychological delusions that give them some sense of safety and false identity, but keeps them stuck.  As they pursue to free themselves from their prisons, each comes face to face with the hard-cold truth – the very thing they must confront to evolve. When faced with the beast they run to a new delusion, a new costume and mask,  wreaking havoc in their lives and each others lives as they do! 

The film follows these 6 characters, whose lives are intertwined, as they box and wrestle with their inner demons, one another, their pasts and the present. Each attempts to free themselves but end up out of control, and on a trampoline of psychological gymnastics that somehow makes sense, as we get to know the hidden, depthful inner lies of these lovely angelic jokers. 

CONCEPT:
Our Humanity is vast, filled with possibilities, yet “Character” is the limiting down of that potentiality. What “a Character” will think, or do, how they might respond, and act are nothing but limitations of possibility that define self.  Dualities, unresolvable tensions, mystery, the unconscious mind, and other inner experiences of one’s humanity, interact in a universal field hidden and where possibilities of possibilities exist. External paradigms are designed to keep us trapped within limitations. Chekov said the real drama is within, and to that effect the characters in SMATTERED struggle – between the outer world, and their inner miracle of universal potentialities.

THEMES:
There’s no freedom here, only different types of enslavement.
The image is more important than the human being. 
Market Value superweeds human value.
What does it mean to have an authentic life?

SCRIPT INFORMATION
Script Type: Full Length Feature
Genre: Character-Driven Existential Comedy
Length: 135 pages

A middle-aged good-looking WASP who is a Professor of Relationships, and a famous Self-Help Guru who can’t maintain a relationship, an American Indian who grew up on a poverty-stricken reservation turned upper-class unhappy housewife and who watches dungeon porn to escape, her Asian-American Insurance Executive husband who wants to be a Beatnik Poet and both pretending to be a sit-com perfect family, an African-American Goddess who is a brilliant PhD psychology student who dresses like Marilyn Monroe, with deep inadequacy and fear of intimacy issues, an aging American female Jew and Psychotherapist who is agoraphobic and lives with a blow up doll, and an Italian-American ex-motorcycle gangster who likes bubble baths and is having a Cybersex affair with the Jewish Psychotherapist, both pretending to be 20 and hot when they’re 69 and burnt out to a crisp – all seek an authentic life.

Each however, is hiding behind well-honed masks, costumes and psychological delusions that give them some sense of safety and false identity, but keeps them stuck.  As they pursue to free themselves from their prisons, each comes face to face with the hard-cold truth – the very thing they must confront to evolve. When faced with the beast they run to a new delusion, a new costume and mask,  wreaking havoc in their lives and each others lives as they do! 

The film follows these 6 characters, whose lives are intertwined, as they box and wrestle with their inner demons, one another, their pasts and the present. Each attempts to free themselves but end up out of control, and on a trampoline of psychological gymnastics that somehow makes sense, as we get to know the hidden, depthful inner lies of these lovely angelic jokers. 

CONCEPT:
Our Humanity is vast, filled with possibilities, yet “Character” is the limiting down of that potentiality. What “a Character” will think, or do, how they might respond, and act are nothing but limitations of possibility that define self.  Dualities, unresolvable tensions, mystery, the unconscious mind, and other inner experiences of one’s humanity, interact in a universal field hidden and where possibilities of possibilities exist. External paradigms are designed to keep us trapped within limitations. Chekov said the real drama is within, and to that effect the characters in SMATTERED struggle – between the outer world, and their inner miracle of universal potentialities.

THEMES:
There’s no freedom here, only different types of enslavement.
The image is more important than the human being. 
Market Value superweeds human value.
What does it mean to have an authentic life?

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