Norman is a recluse, who lives with his invalid mother, and gets his kicks from hiring rough trade to act out his favourite scenes in violent movies. He meets his match in Crowe, who turns out to be not fantasy but the real thing. And so is Crowe's brother, Hawk, who later turns up searching for his missing sibling. Or is he? This very black and very bleak comedy explores the Aussie pastime of poofter-bashing and the fine line between fantasy and reality with a nod to Psycho and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?

  • black comedy
  • 80
  • 2 total
  • 2 male identifying
  • 18+
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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Male | 20s | 5 to 10 minutes
Starts on page 16

EXTRACT: Ya know yer son's twisted dontcha? That's why ya had that donnybrook with 'im when I was here the other day. He gets off on all that shit. Creepy bastard! Gave me nightmares fer days afterwards. Can't take a decent showe now. Gotta make sure the door's locked. Shoulda really gone to the cops but what could i tell 'em? Some sick bastard gave me a coupla hundred bucks to squirt fake blood all over me in the shower.

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