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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 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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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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Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 2012 (Russia) See more »

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A mix of mystery, emotions, obstacles, shocking revelations and a lot more is the base of "The missing Screenwriter". A summary would never cover it all, just watch it!
5 August 2014 | by baldis91See all my reviews

When you have a brilliant, original idea and don't turn it into something real, other people cannot enjoy the beauty of that idea and its potential positive consequences. But when you have a brilliant, original idea and turn it into a movie, and the movie exceeds the idea itself...Well, you get "The Missing Screenwriter". I loved the story, I loved the way it's been developed and I loved the surprising, dynamic structure of it. Unusual plot, unusual outcomes, unusual characters for a surprising, awesome movie that won't disappoint you, but will impress you and lead you to understand that complex is not always a synonym of difficult: this movie is complex because it has so much in it, but at the same time it is so easy to enjoy.


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