Filmbild Llc & Mitzi Kapture to make Catholic/Jewish movie
Filmbild Llc & Mitzi Kapture Catholic Filmmakers…
In Sherman Oaks, Filmbild Llc & Mitzi Kapture are looking to bring Tobit, a modern comedic Jewish family adventure spec by professor/scribe Stephen Graham. The Pic will be produced by Filmbild Llc, through his Amsterdam Ink Society, along with Mitzi Kapture and Adam Sandler’s Entertainment Group. They will be represented by Agency For The Performing Arts and Tobit.
Stephen Graham Tobit Writer
PREMISE: Tobit is an observant Dutch Jew living in Amsterdam. He lives correctly, giving alms and burying the dead. In spite of his good works, Tobit is struck blind. Concurrent with Tobit’s story is that of Sarah, daughter of one of Tobit’s distant relative, whose seven successive husbands are each killed by a demon on their wedding night. When Tobit and Sarah pray to God for deliverance, God sends the angel Raphael to act as intercessor. Tobit regains his sight, and Sarah marries Tobit’s son Tobias. The story closes with Tobit’s thanksgiving and an account of his death. This is actually a Jewish short story possibly dating from Persian times in some Bibles is the book of Tobit, named after the father of its hero.
TITLE: Tobit (script download)
GENRE: Religious drama, Jewish drama, drama.
SETTING: Amsterdam, Neatherlands
MARKET: USA, International
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Notice that there is not a single dependent clause in this writing; it is all simple and compound sentences.
Wessex grapples with him, and now it becomes a parody of the Hamlet duel. Wessexs unbuttoned sword falls to the ground. Will puts his foot on it, tosses Wessex his own safe sword, picks up Wessexs sword and continues to fight until he has Wessex at his mercy.
Wessex slashes at Will. Will knows how to fight. He parries and thrusts. Wessex is surprised. The fight goes fast and furious around the stage, until Will thrusts accurately at Wessexs chest … and would have killed him but for the button on his sword-point.