DEAD GIVEAWAY #STUCKATHOME | 48HOURFILM Challenge Logline: A tired housewife to a hardworking blue collar man, wants the big bucks in order to travel the world, and there's only one deadly way to do it. Team: SHANNONDOAH FILMWORKS Leader: Shannon & Rich Washington City: Washington, DC | DMV Area Title: DEAD GIVEAWAY Genre: Film Noir/Silent Film Theme: Celebrating 20 years and Connecting Action: Jumping Character: Nora and Dante Livingston Prop: Can opener
Young married couple Marcus and Tanya find themselves entangled in the war on terror when federal agents surround them one night. Their discontent with religion, family, and the government has put them under suspicion. In a climate where free speech combined with omnipresent technology can have brutal consequences, Marcus and Tanya see their future begin to crumble—and the couple is forced to deal with the realization that privacy is an illusion, and the country that they love might not feel the same way about them.
"FILM... LIKE A FLOWER, THE BLOOM MAY BE BRIEF, BUT THE MEMORY OF ITS BEAUTY WILL LAST A LIFETIME."
- Shannon Washington