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Too Poor To Die (Screenplay)

Kurt is at the end of his rope. His doctor has informed him that his cancer is terminal and because he is too poor to pay for his treatments, they suspend his chemo. Later, three men come to his door and drag him somewhere, where he is told that they have special plans for him. Dying would have been better.

Writer Biography - Robert Cox

have successfully written in various literary genres since my teenage years, notably in scientific journals and business publications, as well as plays, opera librettos, song lyrics and short stories. In the past, I have sent ideas to various television shows in the form of synopses, treatments, and scripts, had several considered and a few filmed. I have written a number of Feature, TV Pilots, and short film scripts in a variety of genres, and enjoy telling a good story. Along with writing screenplays, I have also mentored writers, edited scripts and other forms of written communication, such as short stories, poetry, and even Blog Posts. I have also been called upon to judge film and screenplay submissions for Film Festivals, spoken at various Festivals, and taught sessions on screenwriting at various workshops. I hold a BA in English, a BA in music and a Masters in Botany.


  • Project Type: Short Script

  • Number of Pages: 13

  • Country of Origin: United States

  • Language: English

  • First-time Screenwriter: No

  • Student Project: No

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