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A GRUNT'S TALE

A tribute to Vietnam Veterans on this Veterans' Day. Award-winning parallel story of a Khe Sanh Vietnam Veteran and the young black woman employed by his sister who helps him work through his debilitating PTSD.

Script Excerpt
Written by:
Format:
Screenplay
Starring Roles For:
20-ish Black Actress, awkward type
20s male
20s male, mixed-race
In the Vein Of:
A Year of Living Dangerously
Platoon
Band of Brothers
Posted:
01/06/2010
Updated:
11/11/2019
Author Bio:
Justine Allen Cowan juscowan1964@gmail.com

Justine Cowan has been a writer, in various capacities, for30 years. Her first screenplay "A Grunt's Tale" was awarded Honorable Mention in the 77th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition(out of 17,000 entries). "A Grunt's Tale" was also recognized as a top winner in the SkyFest I 2008 Script Competition.

Justine's other completed screenplays include "The Octopus Charmer"(which was also recognized as a top winner in the SkyFest I 2008 Script Competition)and "Flashdrive" and "Janie Loves Bollywood".

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Contest Results:
Writer's Digest (Honorable Mention) [2007]
SkyFest (Honorable Mention) [2007]