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No Dominion

After ten years abroad, Nic Spiriti--a World War II deserter--returns to his native Chicago in search of his lover only to be dragged into a new kind of war: a war on the streets. With pressures mounting from brothers on opposite sides of the law and the fate of a prominent black neighborhood hanging in the balance, Nic must navigate a dark world of love, violence, and betrayal in order to discover where his loyalties truly lie.

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    Drama, Film noir, Historical Period Drama, Crime, Epic
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    United States
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Writer Biography

Matthew Castoral is an aspiring screenwriter born and raised on Long Island, New York. He currently attends the State University of New York College at Cortland where he is working to earn a Bachelor's degree in Professional Writing with a minor in Communication Studies. A lover of film, Matthew hopes to enroll in a graduate Dramatic Writing program following his graduation in the Spring of 2017 in order to continue to pursue his dream of becoming an established Hollywood screenwriter.

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Writer Statement

From a young age, I've always been a lover of both the written word as well as the visual beauty of film. It only made sense for me to combine my two passions and pursue my dream of bringing my writing to life on the big screen. I believe that everyone, from the least of us to the greatest, has a story that's just dying to be told. I want to share my stories with the world.