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The Call

A young, untested convert to the Christian faith, faces and defeats his temptation to steal a wallet containing $1,500 by playing an imaginary baseball game to avoid letting himself and his team of fellow believers down; meanwhile, his adversary, the Devil, and his team, will use every trick in the book to make sure that he does fail.

Script Excerpt
Written by:
Format:
Screenplay
Budget:
Micro
Starring Roles For:
Bart Young is young high school boy.
Cashier is 20 something young man.
Pitcher Fear is a part of the dream sequence.
In the Vein Of:
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Field of Dreams
Posted:
02/22/2021
Updated:
10/11/2023
Author Bio:
Nelson, a practicing attorney for 30 years, has written several short plays mostly based upon his faith as a Christian. The Call was a semi-finalist in the 2021 Reno-Tahoe film festival. The Call is currently under option by Dream Shot Films.

Contest Results:
Reno-Tahoe Screenplay Contest (Semifinalist) [2021]
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