Posted July 31, 2015
PLOT SUMMARY: “See You Later Alligator” is a short film meant to explore the gray area between right and wrong. A young, adventure-starved man, regretting his recent marriage, flees his oppressive life in 1950′s suburbia, leaving his pregnant wife behind. Over sixty years later, the two meet again.
TITLE: See You Later Alligator
TYPE: Student Film
CATEGORY: Short Film
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
DIRECTOR: Samantha Woods
WRITER: Samantha Woods
PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
LOCATION: Mobile, Alabama
[ROBERT MURPHY] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 17-25] [CAUCASIAN]
Robert is a a tall man with dark hair and serious eyes, aged twenty three. He has trouble holding down a job because he is a terrible worker with his head constantly in the clouds. He loses job after job, while the bills pile up back home with his young, newly-pregnant wife. Robert is tired of it all, tired of day dreaming and wishing for a life that he was too afraid to make happen when one day, something snaps inside. He can’t handle it anymore, so he leaves his wife and unborn child.
[HELEN MURPHY] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 17-25] [CAUCASIAN]
Helen is a a slender, quiet woman with brown hair and pale skin, aged twenty. She is trying to make it work with Robert, and when he leaves her it is her responsibility to keep her life, as well as the life of her unborn child, in order.
OTHER: Film Credit, Copy of Film, Meals, Snacks/Beverages
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I’m a high school junior, and this is my first film. If all goes well I’ll be using it as my visual sample when I apply to USC and NYU next year. Because of the amateur nature of this project, I would really like to stress that I only want to work with actors that live close by. Otherwise, I’d feel like I might be wasting your time. (Not that this movie will be terrible, but it will be my first attempt at making one.) I can’t pay any actors, but I will provide snacks, you will get a copy of the final product, and you will, of course, get credit for your work.
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