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THE FAT LADY SINGS

A Duluth private investigator, needing to pay off his bookie, agrees to payment on completion of a prominent politician’s wife’s case; now he has only three days to find an Ohio plumber that the client only met on the internet over a dozen years ago. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

Written by: Russ Meyer     [Contact Author]    Interviews
Format: Screenplay
Budget: Low
In the Vein Of: THE PARALLAX VIEW
MURDER, MY SWEET
THE HARDER THEY FALL
Posted: 03/16/2010
Updated: 08/10/2018
Author Bio: Co-wrote and helped edit a true story pod cast series, DECEIVED. Nominated for the Arthur Rosenfeld Award For Excellence In Dramatic Writing. Named one of the Top 100 Indie Writers in Del Weston’s book of the same name. The holiday comedy short that I wrote, ALL CHOKED UP, premiered in Minneapolis, MN. My comedic cautionary tale short script, JUST A TIC, is in film festivals. Both nominated for Best Lead Actor in a short film, and won a Script To Screen Award at the Barebones Film Festival. Won 4th place Micro Comedy at The Indie Gathering. Runner Up for Best Comedy Scene at The Action On Film Film Festival. Narrative Short Bronze Award in the International Independent Film Awards. Studied screenwriting with Dan Decker, Durrell Royce Crays, and Steve Larson. Member of the Minnesota Screenwriters Workshop, FilmNorth, Wisconsin Screenwriters Forum, and Film Independent. Won 14 screenwriting contests with 10 scripts.

Contest Results: Actors Choice Awards (First Place, SCSFe) [2007]
Page One (First Place) [2001]
TLLjournal (Finalist) [2013]
L.A. Neo Noir (Quarterfinalist) [2015]
Austin Fest Film (Quarterfinalist, Comedy Division) [2001]
Wisc. Screenwriters (Semifinalist) [2002]
Fade In (Semifinalist) [2007]
Hollywood's Next Success (Quarterfinalist) [2003]