Anatomy of an Excuse

Based on a flash fiction piece of the same name, Anatomy of an Excuse is a short film script that runs 7 pages.


A self-proclaimed control freak must choose between wrestling for control and relinquishing it as a gift of love when her long-term boyfriend gains the upper hand by exerting control of his own.


A woman finds herself bound to a chair following an argument with her long-term boyfriend. Left to her own devices, the woman must make peace with her own internal struggles before she is able to recognize that love and acceptance only come when she relinquishes her need for control.

**Please note, this story and script both deal with adult subjects, and contain a healthy dose of inventive swear word usage.

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