Dig Deeper


Genre:  Drama

Logline:
Grave-digging has been Gabriel’s family business for generations, now it’s his turn whether he likes it or not. Maybe if he digs deep enough, he might find himself.

Synopsis:
Gabriel is a sarcastic good-for-nothing gambler on the run from loan sharks. Following the death of his father he returns to his small village to collect his inheritance and sell it off for cash. He’s in a rush to get back to the city and clear his debts but his father’s best friend, Arnold, has other ideas. Arnold rallies the eccentric locals against Gabriel, who finds himself stranded, with no choice but to step into his father’s boots as the village gravedigger to survive.

Gradually, through a series of surprising ordeals, Gabriel begins to grow as a person, and even re-kindles an old romance, but the mistakes of his past are catching up with him…

Screenwriting contests won:
WINNER - Best Screenplay - Newport International Film Festival
FINALIST - Best Screenplay - The European Independent Film Festival

Bio:
QUALIFICATIONS
-
BFA – Film-making – EICAR, International Film school, Paris, France
MA – Engineering – Cambridge University, UK
MEng – Engineering – Cambridge University, UK

AWARDS
-
Winner, First Barnet Screenwriting Contest
Winner, IMDb Script to Screen Award
Winner, Best Script Award, Off/On Warsaw Europe Film Week
Winner, Best New Screenplay, Newport International Film Festival
Finalist, NYC Midnight Short Screenplay Challenge, 2017
Finalist, Circalit Short Film Script Contest
Honourable mention, NYC Midnight Screenwriting Challenge, 2016 Honourable mention, NYC Midnight Screenwriting Challenge, 2015

LANGUAGES
-
English - Native
Spanish - Fluent
French - Reasonable

Rick has written several successful plays, some of which are still touring. His last two short films have been to scores of film festivals and have won several awards each.

See www.ricklimentani.com for more details.

View Screenplay
This screenplay is in Adobe Acrobat format.
Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader is required in order to view this screenplay.
If you don't have it installed, you can download Adobe Reader here for free.

Interested in this screenplay?
 — 
Contact screenwriter Rick Limentani

Times Viewed: 129

Rank:   No ranking yet. Be the first to rank this screenplay.

How do you rank this screenplay?

star
star star
star star star
star star star star
(Used just for ranking.)


Sell your own screenplay






Sell Script | Post Acting Portfolio | Find Scripts | Find Actors | Advertise | Login
Sell Script | Post Acting Portfolio | Find Scripts | Find Actors | Advertise | Login

Screenwriters

Actors

Industry Pros

Advertisers

Webmasters

Miscellaneous