Feature Script Logline: DAY OF A SLAVE, by Billy Hartmann


A92dfccfff posterSouth Carolina, beginning of spring 1845, A story of a slave owner Edward Hendricks who hears of the loss of his younger brothers plantation through a letter he receives. Still, not knowing who survived the lost and what caused it.. Edward finds himself one day in town, and noticed from a distance a old business acquaintance of him and his brother Franklin that disappeared one day out of the blue.. leaving Edward and his brother Franklin living up to there word on some over due contracts. The unsurprisingly arrival of family members to his rice plantation, who bring along 3 negros with them. Zackary who Edward made a free slave years ago, knowing the secret of the two younger slaves Jeremiah and Isaac. Who are new to the south and there ways of slavery, of chains and discipline.. Edward would stand at nothing to get his way specially over a family members life.. And will Jeremiah and Isaac adapt to the south and become slaves again.. Or will Edwards old business Acquaintance have something to do with it. And will a murder turn up nothing…


Writer – Billy Hartmann
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