Short Screenplay: GRAVEL HEART
by Michael Curtis
A 14-year-old puts his life in jeopardy when he confronts a neighbor for killing his dog. The script is loosely based on something that happened to me about 10 years ago when a man shot and killed one of my dogs for what seemed like sport. Just meanness. Gravel Heart is a reimagined version - kind of a gritty coming of age story that explores loss and the limits of retribution.
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