I'M GOING SOMEWHERE ELSE, Feature Script
Reading of the full screenplay
'I'm Going Somewhere Else' is set in the opposing worlds of a Southern family farm and New York City. Meg-Peggy, the youngest daughter of the family, secretly collects wrappers and advertisements for junk foods and dreams of seeing the world. When Albert, a fellow farmer, proposes out of the blue, and the family betroths her to him, Meg-Peggy knows she has to do something. On the day of the wedding she runs off, leaving a note that reads: I'm going somewhere else. That somewhere else is New York City. She befriends Duckie, an old, eccentric woman who owns a bodega in Hell's Kitchen. Under her wing, Meg-Peggy learns to face her fear, take risks, and appreciate the skills she learned on the farm.