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The Kidnapped

In Mexico, a drug cartel boss kidnaps a washed-up Hollywood director, and the two are driven to insanity while shooting a documentary about the boss's once-powerful cartel--a project meant to help both men reclaim lost glory.

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Format:
Screenplay
Posted:
02/08/2018
Updated:
01/11/2020
Author Bio:
Jonathan LaPoma is an award-winning, best-selling novelist, optioned screenwriter, songwriter, and poet from Buffalo, NY. In 2005, he received a BA in history and a secondary education credential from the State University of New York at Geneseo, and he traveled extensively throughout the United States and Mexico after graduating. These experiences have become the inspiration for much of his writing, which often explores themes of alienation and misery as human constructions that can be overcome through self-understanding and the acceptance of suffering.

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Contest Results:
Beverly Hills Fest (Finalist) [2019]
Twister Alley Festival (Finalist) [2019]
Las Vegas Screenplay (Finalist) [2019]
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