Eddie The King

In this award-winning adaptation of Oedipus The King (public domain), a professional killer, plagued by waking nightmares and unable to kill himself, seeks the solace of a transgender prostitute who unknown to him is his younger brother who wants him dead.

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Author Bio:
Phil Lombardi, a retired attorney, is now working on a second profession in writing. His debut screenplay EDDIE THE KING, a modern adaptation of Oedipus the King (public domain), was awarded BEST SCREENPLAY at the Milestone Worldwide Film Festival in Battipaglia, Italy, awarded BEST SCREENWRITER at the European International Film Festival in Saint Petersburg, and awarded FIRST TOP SCREENPLAY at the 12th Jaipur International Film Festival 2020, with additional selections as FINALIST in the Pitch Now Screenplay, the Screenplay Festival in Sherman Oaks, California, Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship in Los Angeles, Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Awards in Los Angeles, and the Las Vegas International Film and Screenplay Competition, and SEMIFINALIST in the Ojai Film Festival and Indie Visions Film Festival.

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Contest Results:
Inroads Fellowship (Finalist) [2019]
Screenplay Festival (Finalist) [2018]