Short Screenplay – TO KILL GANDHI by James M Freeman

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Watch the September 2016 Winning Short Screenplay

TO KILL GANDHI by James M  Freeman

What is your screenplay about?

To save the life of the woman he loves, a disillusioned Calcutta gangster must assassinate Gandhi on the eve of Indian Independence.

What genres does your 1pg. short fall under?

Historical/Action/Drama.

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

Using a distinctive historical background (Calcutta in the late 1940s), this screenplay highlights an enduring human dilemma: when, if ever, violence is justified.

How would you describe this script in two words?

Controversial & Insightful.

What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

“M.”

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

This is adapted from a feature screenplay (The Time of Killing), which took four years to write. The short script took about a month.

How many stories have you written?

I have written several other…

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