Managed Care

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COMEDY FAMILY SATIRE

Contemporary

Joe Barrett

Logline

A laugh-out-loud celebration of bad choices for good causes, Managed Care is an offbeat story about three misfits on the social fringes of suburbia and their ridiculous campaign to introduce an unfiltered version of intimacy to their stale, impersonal community.

Genre

Comedy, Family, Satire

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

New Jersey

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Black Rose Writing

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

A thirty-three year old man moves into a managed care facility because they won't refund his advance payment following the death of his grandfather.

Ending Description

Rebel without a clue finds a family, a foster kid find a home, and a suicidal girl finds a reason to keep living.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Philosophical Questions, Coming of Age, Happy Ending, Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Frank Johnson

Age: 33

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Outspoken, Funny, Heroic, Sarcastic, Strong Moral Code, Charming, Crazy, Empathetic, Lone Wolf, Naive, Unapologetic, Confident, Engaging, Honorable, Leader

Additional Character Details

Name: Elroy

Age: 12

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Sarcastic, Clumsy, Desperate, Empathetic, Funny, Insecure, Modest, Naive

Additional Character Details

Name: Sally Berman

Age: 12

Gender: Female

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Confident, Desperate, Empathetic, Funny, Heroic, Sarcastic, Complex, Outspoken, Selfless, Badass

Additional Character Details

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Logline

A laugh-out-loud celebration of bad choices for good causes, Managed Care is an offbeat story about three misfits on the social fringes of suburbia and their ridiculous campaign to introduce an unfiltered version of intimacy to their stale, impersonal community.

Short Summary

A thirty-three year old man moves into a managed care facility because they won't refund his advance payment following the death of his grandfather.


Rebel without a clue finds a family, a foster kid find a home, and a suicidal girl finds a reason to keep living.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Frank Johnson

Age: 33

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Outspoken, Funny, Heroic, Sarcastic, Strong Moral Code, Charming, Crazy, Empathetic, Lone Wolf, Naive, Unapologetic, Confident, Engaging, Honorable, Leader

Character 1

Name: Elroy

Age: 12

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Sarcastic, Clumsy, Desperate, Empathetic, Funny, Insecure, Modest, Naive

Character 2

Name: Sally Berman

Age: 12

Gender: Female

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Confident, Desperate, Empathetic, Funny, Heroic, Sarcastic, Complex, Outspoken, Selfless, Badass

Supplemental Materials

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