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Do It For Her

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In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, a man tries to keep a 7-year-old girl alive while shielding her from the darkness of the wasteland.

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Drama | 2 Reviews | 23 pages | 1 year ago | Draft 1

Summary

Years after the Pronghorn Virus led to the collapse of civilization, a 47-year-old man and an orphaned 7-year-old girl cope with life in post-apocalyptic Los Angeles. Though the world is decaying, the man goes to extreme lengths to keep the little girl happy, giving her a joyful childhood. When he begins showing symptoms of the virus, however, he realizes that his time is limited and that the girl will one day be alone. The man must find a balance between being joyful and giving her the tools she needs to survive in this post-apocalyptic world.

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Concept is good. It is strong and original and stands on its own. I like the concept but I must confess, a short film of this concept will really cost a lot to make considering that it is going to be a short.
The logline certainly got me interested in the first place. It got me to wanna read it. Well done Abraam. Good juicy logline. The first ten pages is absolutely good. It kept me hooked though the story took a different direction than I thoug...

1 year ago | read more...
Chukwuma Amobi Top Reviewer
I have to admit to being dismissive seeing yet another script emerging from the primordial sludge of the post-apocalyptic milieu. It's an environment that's been used and overused a lot in the last few years; very nearly to the point of cliche, so I wasn't expecting a lot from it. Consider me now pleasantly surprised.

This is a great introduction to your protagonists (I presume). In a previous review for another script posted here I lamented...

9 months ago | read more...

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