Posts from the “Screenplays” Category

Closure

Posted on February 6, 2012

When Carl Swanson is called to a remote seaside house on the outskirts of Sydney to repair a woman’s computer, his emergency call turns into a nightmare as he comes face to face with a mother determined to exact revenge for the brutal murder of her child twenty years earlier. Is this a case of mistaken identity or has the woman unearthed the secrets of Swanson’s dark past? © Graham Walker 2012 * Photo courtesy of Flickr user yourdon

Screenplay Synopsis: Under the Thumb

Posted on February 6, 2012

Sylvia has had enough of romping in the back of Brendan’s old car and has given him an ultimatum. Either move the relationship on to something more permanent or it’s over. Unfortunately, this means Brendan confronting his mother, Beryl, who treats him as a surrogate husband since his father disappeared when he was 10. When Brendan presents Sylvia with tickets to the Cup Final and the promise of a romantic weekend in London, little does he know that Beryl has a similar surprise in store for him. © Graham Walker 2012 * Photo courtesy of flickr user arhadetruit

Screenplay Synopsis: Forbidden Love

Posted on February 6, 2012

This is a trilogy of television dramas that explore the theme of forbidden love. They revolve around a glass factory in the North West of England and the lives of the key protagonists, Eddie, John and Stan are intertwined. Eddie’s story Eddie Vincent is the captain of a premier rugby league club, idolised by his fans. A local lad made good, he is everything they aspire to. Married, two young sons, a house in the suburbs, money in the bank, he is on the brink of making the Great Britain team. Eddie, however, holds a dark secret about his past sexuality that is about to rip his life and this small working class community apart. John’s story John Bradley is a young, white apprentice…

Screenplay Synopsis: Hearts and Minds

Posted on February 6, 2012

Set in war-torn Afghanistan and Pakistan, Hearts and Minds is both a tragedy and a love story, combining elements of The Kite Runner, The Deer Hunter and Paradise Now. The core of the film is one man’s attempts to save the soul of his brother and stay true to his ideals. When Ahmed Khan returns to Jalalabad from Pakistan following the defeat of the Taliban, his world is suddenly shattered when a rogue US missile, targetted at a Taliban leader, wipes out his family on his wedding night. Devastated, he returns to Lahore with his younger brother, Turan, who becomes increasingly radicalised and is recruited by Al-Qaeda to train child suicide bombers. Following the murder of a Chief Inspector and the slaughter of numerous innocent…