Browsing: Simon Beaufoy

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IN THE SKIN OF A LION (SALES)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM >A young man in Toronto in the 1920s earns his living searching for a vanished millionaire and tunneling beneath Lake Ontario while he becomes involved with two actresses while fighting the compulsion to commit violence.

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GOLD (WATKINS) (SALES)
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Logline: The story will focus on the rivalry between runners Sebastian Cole and Steve Ovett who came from very different social classes and upbringings, but between them won three Olympic gold medals, two silvers, one bronze, and broke a total of twelve middle-distance records.

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TRUCKERS (SALES)
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Logline: A group of gnomes who live in a department store are forced to head to the outside world for the first time when the store is demolished. Once outside, they discover their alien origins.

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RAW SHARK TEXTS (SALES)
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Logline: After a man’s girlfriend is killed by a shark, he starts to experience gradual memory loss he believes is from a conceptual shark eating at his brain and must find a way to stop it.

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INTO THE STORM (SALES)
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Logline: In a town ravaged by an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes, a group of storm chasers run toward the danger, testing how far they will go for the once-in-a-lifetime shot, all while the worst vortex is yet to come.

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DODGE & TWIST (SALES)
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Logline: Follows Oliver Twist as he teams up with the Artful Dodger to foil an assassination attempt on the Queen, effectively creating Her Majesty’s Secret Service.

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SHARP TEETH (SALES)
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Logline: Pitched as “Boyz In The Hood,” but with werewolves, centers on a trio of rival gang members who can transform into wolves, who are now battling it out for turf in the Los Angeles hoods.

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SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN (SALES)
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Logline: Dr. Alfred Jones, a fisheries scientist in London, is approached by a mysterious sheikh about an outlandish plan to introduce the sport of salmon fishing into the desert in Yemen. The Sheikh’s absurd vision of bringing faith and hope to his people fails to resonate with the faithless, unhappy Brit. However, after initially refusing the proposal, Dr. Jones is swayed by the British government, the Sheikh and the Sheikh’s glamourous real estate rep Harriet and into accepting the job. The result is a ridiculous look at the dysfunction of government bureaucracy and the importance of faith in the face of impossiblity.

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127 HOURS (SALES)
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Logline: Centers on the story of mountaineer Aron Ralston, who’s right forearm got pinned for nearly five days under a boulder during a climb in Utah in May 2003. He used a dull knife to amputate the limb, then scaled a 65-foot sheer wall and hiked out before running into a family that gave him water and food. He was finally rescued by helicopter.