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Best Biographical Screenplays

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PIRANDELLO'S WIFE

Quiet, passive, obedient, a wonderful mother to her children and perfect wife to her Nobel Prize winning husband. Then, when it was time, she was locked away in an insane asylum for the final 40 years of her life. Here, she attempts to tell her story. https://pirandelloswife.com/ Script Excerpt

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Doors of Miracles

Anticipating another disaster, trembling, hesitantly, a young woman fights fear to thank God and triggers The Light of Heaven descending, projecting her to its source to return with supernatural powers, miracles and God speaks. Script Excerpt

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and The Devil called!

The Devil visits God`s chosen-one with gifts and `you will be my bride`,and on rejection his tri-step-headed charcoaled alien goons examine her brain. Script Excerpt

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Misguided Illusions

In the world of Drag Queens, there's a fine line between fantasy and reality. When the two collide not even a serial killer can decide.

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Untouchable!

A blonde bombshell in stainless steel becomes a femme fatale - a relentless tiger with razor-sharp-toothed-pen spilling blood across the pages leaving nowhere, for the perpetrators to turn - to hide - no 'out'. Script Excerpt

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THE GREAT QUEST

Based on the true story of the Buddha: The battles of a Prince who rejects riches and power, risking insanity and death, in a quest to find ultimate freedom. Script Excerpt

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Murder in Emergency!

A dedicated nurse's fight to save her hospital from closure escalates to war against it, on discovering patients are being murdered. Script Excerpt

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Eighty-Eight Frequencies

Gorgeous MGM star Hedy Lamarr and her unlikely confederate enter a world of flying notes and moving slots. They make a scientific discovery that could change history while she masters the Hollywood machine. Based on a true story. Script Excerpt

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The Benefactor!

A young business woman`s attempts to stem murder/suicides on the land makes interest-free loans attracting the wrath of her bankers. Script Excerpt

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Fast Fade

Biopic of the 1950s film noir starlet Barbara Payton. The dazzlingly beautiful and talented blonde bombshell quickly ascended to leading roles in Hollywood. But her wild partying ways, alcoholism, and scandalous romances brought her career crashing down to back alley prostitution and death by age 39. Script Excerpt

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ODE TO FREEDOM

Alexander Pushkin, Russia's most famous poet in the nineteenth century, overcomes internal insecurity to inspire the fight against serfdom and the Tsar. Script Excerpt

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Anne Bonny, Pirate

Anne Bonny is the most illustrious female pirate from the Golden Age of Piracy. Her life is legendary, but no one agrees on the details of her story -- not even her death. Maybe she can set the record straight? also, Finalist, 2009 Charleston International Film Festival; Finalist, Beaufort International Film Festival, 2010. Script Excerpt

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Kingbird and Franklin

At the height of the Enlightenment, Ben Franklin fosters the birth of a nation, an alliance with France, and a legacy called Kingbird.

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The Dumb Ox Bellows

A 13th-century friar struggles to revitalize Christian theology using logic and reason, but intellectual opposition from peers, malicious slander by envious brethren, and “slavery of the pen” under two Popes drive him to mental collapse and loss of faith in his life’s work -- until God intervenes miraculously to affirm its merit. The extraordinary, true story of Saint Thomas Aquinas.- Script Excerpt

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Hell Gate to Golden Gate

Alice Ramsey is on a mission to become the first woman to drive an automobile across the United States, but a vengeful bank president, whose wife becomes a suffragette, isn't about to let that happen.

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DUEL AND DEATH

Famous Russian poet, Alexander Pushkin, dies in a duel defending his and his wife's honor. Script Excerpt

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Young Man Arise

The true story of Brian Warth's journey from convicted murderer to powerful preacher!

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Not About Money

A competent woman receives a promotion into a male-dominate leadership position only to be demoted and forced to sue. Her fight begins on the basis of principal, but she must fight for her career, her dignity, and the advancement of women in business.

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The Redemption of John Parker

An embittered former slave risks life and limb as an Underground Railroad “conductor” until, targeted for death by angry slave owners and a sociopathic slave hunter, he must confront and resolve his inner rage or bring tragedy on his family. Based on a true story.

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Eriksson

The Viking Leif Eriksson, who, to prove himself to his legendary father Erik the Red, embarks on a dangerous voyage to find new lands and inadvertently discovers America. Script Excerpt

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DOLLINS

The story of an ex-high priest of the satanic church and how he came to find his way out is told in this biopic. Script Excerpt

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RUNNING FROM DEATH

Trials and tribulations of the notorious John Wesley Hardin. An 1800’s Texas gunfighter, who’s wit and gunfighting abilities are ferociously tested while John runs from death himself, who John believes is after him at every step throughout his life. Script Excerpt

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A Red Madrasa School under Mao

Kids from cities arrive at production brigade during Cultural Revolution, seeing Red Guards interrogating intellectuals, demolishing Temples, turning Churches into pig farms, forcing Muslim hiding identities and dancer accidentally sitting on Mao’s Littler Red Book is stoned to death, but friendship with local kid sustains and question ‘why Principal carries binoculars at all times’? Someone vows to kill Principal who tortures his father.

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“BILLYBALL”

“BILLYBALL” describes the alcoholic tops-turvy life and death of NY Yankees controversial player/manager Billy Martin.

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PITTSBURGH PHIL

Biopic of Harry Strauss, a.k.a. Pittsburgh Phil, a notorious mafia hitman in the 1930’s, who rises from the streets of Brooklyn to become one of the most ruthless killers in Murder Incorporated. His lust for violence sets him on an inevitable collision course with justice. Script Excerpt

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The Venture

THE VENTURE: -At the peak of hippie counterculture, a drug dealer and an ex-Army clerk embark on an adventure of free love, psychedelic drugs, and transient life with their like-minded friends, eventually leading to the birth of the first counterculture mall.

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Color Me Crooked

This is the true story of the meteoric rise and the catastrophic fall of the mayor of the City of Fall River Massachusetts, Jasiel Correia. He was elected at only 21 years old. In less than 6 years, he went from what some called The Boy Wonder to corruption kingpin. He stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from seven people that invested in his bogus smartphone app to fund his lavish lifestyle. He bought a Mercedes Benz for himself and his girlfriend, paid off student loans and credit cards, spent thousands on vacations, restaurants, clothing, dating services and adult entertainment as well as extravagant gifts for his girlfriend. Then he went on to extort hundreds of thousands of dollars from area businessmen looking to set up marijuana dispensaries in the city. Correia was arrested twice while Mayor, brought to trial and eventually convicted of 21 Federal corruption charges. This is his story.

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DEAR CHILD

Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, sister of master composer Felix Mendelssohn, strives unsuccessfully due to gender and religious prejudice, to become the first female master composer in 1805 Berlin.

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CONFESSIONS OF AN ACCIDENTAL ALIEN

Fictionalized autobiographical dark comedy about a UFO fanatic turned screenwriter on a rollercoaster ride of Hollywood success, failure and a nightmarish marriage that nearly destroys his career. The existential journey of an "alien" stranded on earth, from his teenage years raised by lesbians in the 50's to his adult struggles to survive in the film industry of the 70's through the 90's, to his globetrotting adventures as a miniseries writer from London to Morocco. All based on true events. Names have been changed to protect the guilty. Script Excerpt

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Snooks

The extraordinary true life story of Nate "Snooks" Gulliver, dancer and drummer extraordinaire, who played with Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong and other greats and was Billie Holliday's childhood sweetheart. Script Excerpt

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Bass Reeves: Wild West's Biggest Unknown Hero

In this biopic that blends truth with fiction, childhood slave-turned-lawman Bass Reeves arrests his own son and some of the meanest desperados of the Wild West, only to stand trial on murder charges himself as the first black deputy marshal west of the Mississippi. Then, in a modern-day climatic twist, Bass appears in a séance meant to con a mother and her hero-starved daughter.

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