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Young ad executive impulsively parks in a somebody's reserved space when bringing his date home. Leaving her place at 3 a.m., he finds his tires deflated and a nasty note on his car. He unwisely confronts the owner of the space and is taken hostage by two women who blame him for everything that has gone wrong in their lives. And they may be right. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

Written by: Linda Boroff     [Contact Author]
Format: Screenplay
Starring Roles For: a young Colin Farrell type
Christina Ricci
Marisa Tomei
In the Vein Of: Misery
Changing Lanes
Red Eye
Posted: 05/22/2011
Updated: 09/13/2018
Author Bio: I graduated from Berkeley with a degree in English.

My short story "Light Fingers" and the adapted screenplay were optioned by director Brad Furman (The Lincoln Lawyer, The Infiltrator, upcoming City of Lies w/Johnny Depp). The project is now in development.

My short story, "Rabid Redemption" appears this month in Lifelines, the literary and art journal of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

My novella, "A Season of Turbulence" was published in The Conium Review.

I was hired to write the feature film, "Murder in Fashion," which played at several festivals and theaters in 2010 and was reviewed in the NY Times and L.A. Times.

My short story "Home Like a Shadow" was a winner of the Eric Hoffer Prose Competition from over two thousand entries, and appeared in the anthology, Best New Writing. It also won a fellowship to a writing seminar in St. Petersburg, Russia.

My screenplay, "The Dressmaker's Daughter," was a top ten finalist in the 2010 Bruce Geller Screenwriting Competition.

I wrote the biopic for film noir actress Barbara Payton, now in development with Don Murphy (Transformers).

My fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The Guardian, McSweeney’s, Hollywood Dementia, Drunk Monkeys, In Posse Review, Adelaide Magazine, Gawker, Word Riot, Hobart, Ducts Magazine, Blunderbuss Magazine, Storyglossia, Able Muse, The Furious Gazelle, Eyeshot, JONAH Magazine, The Boiler, In Posse Review, Epoch, Bound Off (podcast), Fiction Attic Press, , Black Denim Lit (print), Cimarron Review (print), Stirring, Thoughtful Dog, and others.