DRAMA BEST SCENE Reading of SOMALILAND, by Clinton West


Genre: Drama, History

During 1993’s Operation Restore Hope in Somalia, a young sailor goes from naive innocent to battle weary veteran when he is inexplicably sent to join a combat Marine mission aimed at feeding a starving nation which quickly turns from a humanitarian effort to escalating clan warfare.

Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Jerome: Peter-Mark Raphael
Gunny: Scott McCulloch
Dave: Gabriel Darku

Get to know the writer:

1. What is your screenplay about?

It’s a true story based on a captured Saddam Hussein and Kyle, a seasoned American interrogator must come to grips with the extraordinarily brutal events that force the question, was the monster Saddam born or
created by circumstance?

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Drama / biopic.

3. Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

It’s an interesting and true story that directly affects the world’s situation today.

4. How would you describe this script in two words?

Though provoking.

5. What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

The Shawshank Redemption

6. How long have you been working on this screenplay?

Three years.

7. How many stories have you written?


8. What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the most times in your life?)

Going to California – Led Zeppelin

9. What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

The re-write process.

10. Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Family and sports.



Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: John Johnson

Camera Op: Mary Cox


About festivalfordrama

Showcasing the of best of DRAMA stories from around the world.
This entry was posted in best scene, Drama Films, performance reading, Table Read, Uncategorized, Winning Screenplays and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s