Adapted Screenplay: The Innocent

Adapted Screenplay: The Innocent

  Have a heart and have a soul.
  All else is passing fancy.

Russian Proverb

After we collaborated on The Creative Compass, my father asked me to adapt his latest novel into a feature-length screenplay. Two years of writing and several rounds of feedback produced The Innocent:

Half-Cossack, half-Jewish, trained for war, Sergei Ivanov rides across the empire seeking the men who kidnapped his daughter and destroyed his life. To find them, to find peace, he must remember…

Read the opening pages of the screenplay.

Read the full story synopsis.

Have a heart and have a soul.
All else is passing fancy.

Russian Proverb

After we collaborated on The Creative Compass, my father asked me to adapt his latest novel into a feature-length screenplay. Two years of writing and several rounds of feedback produced The Innocent:

Half-Cossack, half-Jewish, trained for war, Sergei Ivanov rides across the empire seeking the men who kidnapped his daughter and destroyed his life. To find them, to find peace, he must remember…

Read the opening pages.

Read the full story synopsis.

Read the opening pages of The Innocent

Opening pages, The Innocent

Read the synopsis of The Innocent

Synopsis, The Innocent