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The Missing Screenwriter (2012)

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Robert Hurley, a Los Angeles-based screenwriter of Notes from the New World, based on Dostoevsky Notes from the Underground, has vanished shortly after reporting harassment from unidentified people.

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Vitaly Sumin
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Cast

Credited cast:
Devorah Lynne Dishington ... Devorah
Ellie Araiza ... Ellie
Vitaly Sumin Vitaly Sumin ... Vitaly
Brett Mack ... Brett
Julia Emelin ... Julia
Nick Tereschenko ... Nick
Natasha Blasick ... Natasha
Doug Dane Doug Dane ... Doug
Rex Hoss Rex Hoss ... Rex
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kim Bui Kim Bui ... Kim
Richard Crater Richard Crater ... Richard
Jon Edwards Jon Edwards ... Jon
John Fortin John Fortin ... John
Dmitriy Karpov Dmitriy Karpov ... Dimitry
Amanda Lamberti ... Amanda
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Storyline

Robert Hurley, 27, a Culver City native and one time computer engineer, has not been heard from since late February, after many attempts to contact him via phone calls, e-mails, and visits to his home in Los Angeles. The latest film based on his screenplay, 'Notes from the New World', tells a modern day version of Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky's 'Notes from the Underground', complete with Russian mafia gangsters and a dangerous call girl, and evidence suggests Hurley's disappearance is due to real life characters who inspired the script. Abandoning his job at Teletech Technology, Hurley hooked up with Vitaly Sumin, a fellow screenwriter from New Playwrights Foundation after a chance meeting and Hurley went back to his first love: writing. Vitaly, a Russian native and creator of the film company VM Productions, took a shine to Hurley and looked over a very rough draft of the script for ' 'Notes from the New World'. They visited Sumin's hometown of St. Petersburg to get a better ... Written by Vitaly Sumin

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 2012 (Russia) See more »

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(miniseries)

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Awesome!
27 April 2015 | by dri-martins01See all my reviews

I had the opportunity to watch The Missing Screenwriter (private screening) , and I was really impressed. All the elements used helped to build an captivating story. The surprise was one of the elements that helped to make this story so interesting and fascinating. While watching, I had no idea what would happen next. It is exactly this fact that makes a production of a movie successful. After all, people want to see something new, different. Again, the surprise is an element that makes all the difference in this story. Besides it, I found it really fun. I also could observe the behavior of the characters. It is a well developed story, the mystery is also an important element of the story. It makes us reflect about our own imagination. After all, in our routine we see people speculating a lot, and we wonder where begins the truth and where it becomes only a mirror of our own fears. It is really worthy watching!


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