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Fighting Johnny O'Brian

For a parole board hearing, a cocky young civil rights attorney gets appointed - despite his protests - to represent a white man who's been in prison twenty years for killing two black police officers.

Written by:
Format:
Screenplay
Genres:
Starring Roles For:
a young sean penn type
25 - 35 Attractive Guy
30's Female Africa-American
In the Vein Of:
inspired by true events
1984
Posted:
05/31/2019
Updated:
05/31/2019
Author Bio:
Played baseball at UConn. Army captain in Vietnam (Bronze Star). Fighting Johnny O'Brian is my 6th of 8 feature screenplays. Also, my short version of FJO won 1st place in the 2018 Creative World Awards shorts contest. This short version has been shot and is in the editing process. The feature version is much better.

Contest Results:
Inroads Fellowship (Finalist) [2019]