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WAKE

After three attempts on his life, an ordinary man enlists the aid of a mysterious stranger to fake his death, changing his identity and appearance, but when he attends his own wake to uncover the truth, he gets far more than he ever could have imagined.

Script Excerpt
Written by:
Format:
Screenplay
Budget:
Mid
Starring Roles For:
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Michael Shannon
Marion Cotillard
In the Vein Of:
The Game (1997)
Inception
Unknown (2011)
Posted:
10/21/2020
Updated:
10/27/2020
Author Bio:
John Christopher has studied filmmaking at the Academy of Art College San Francisco, and SUNY Empire State College. He is the author of more than 40 original feature-length screenplays, mostly action / suspense-thrillers, several of which have been recently optioned. He has placed in several contests or received honorable mentions. "Wake", a psychological-thriller, was recognized as a quarter-finalist in the Final Draft/Big Break Contest (top 10% of 6,000 entries) and in the American Zoetrope contest, also as a quarter-finalist.

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Contest Results:
American Zoetrope (Quarterfinalist) [2013]