Child of God (Screenplay)
Some Content May Be Objectionable
Teenager Kendra Williams was willing to do anything for popularity, to escape from her ultra-conservative parents, and to get the boy of her dreams. When the beguiling Guy Roberts—the devil in secret—offers her a whole new identity, she takes it. But the devil intends far more than Kendra bargained for, and Kendra soon learns that getting everything she wants means losing it all.
Desperately searching for Guy to undo her tragic mistake, Kendra, who is penniless and now a stranger to everyone, finds herself living among the downtrodden and homeless—all people she once thought beneath her. Yet, just when she’s losing hope, Kendra meets a spunky 10-year-old named Cheyenne. Together they seek to find Guy and save Kendra’s identity before it’s too late. But a medical emergency will force Kendra to decide between her future and saving Cheyenne’s life. Will she regain her identity or lose it forever?
To the author: This is a realistic story about young Kendra, and how she resents her parents’ Christian life, and I think how you take this story full-circle is interesting. Kendra doesn’t like helping out in the soup kitchen and looks down on the homeless people. And then, due to certain circumstances, finds herself hungry and needing help herself. The characters are richly drawn up. Due to the taking of the pills, teen drinking, and drug dealing, we are awarding the manuscript our Faith-Based Seal, meaning it has objectionable content in it but contains a faith message.
To earn the Faith-Friendly Seal, which means it doesn’t contain objectionable material, you would have to cut out the scene of the pill taking and the drug dealing. For example, alluding to a few underage teens drinking would be better than including a scene with them drinking the beer. We love the fact Kendra changes by the story’s end and winds up in a good relationship with her parents. It is up to you whether you are content with the Faith-Based Seal. We hope to review this if and when it becomes a movie. Thank you and we wish you well in your efforts.