Night Drive - Mystery/Drama/Sci-Fi Feature Screenplay
A pregnant woman experiences high strangeness while lost in the desert after abandoning her ill father to save her job.
A struggling pregnant woman named Mildred, mid 40’s, is threatened by her boss to go on a last minute job assignment in Los Angeles. Under the pressure of losing her position she ends up leaving her sick father home alone in Las Vegas to traverse the Mojave desert overnight. Detours lead her down less traveled roads where she encounters an off beat cop with fantastical stories of strange lights in the sky and shadowy beings lurking in the folds of space time. Mildred reluctantly continues and after hours of driving along a lone stretch of road she is seemingly lost in the darkness of not only the desert but her own life choices. Through the darkness several synchronistic coincidences alter her perception of reality and push her into making life altering decisions that lead back to her father.
The Twilight Zone meets Steven Spielberg’s DUEL