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Bo's Life

LOGLINE: After getting kicked out of his old town, cantankerous old Bo has to learn to live with himself and hopefully find a way to live with other people.

Bo, a man or thing, overpowers a small town. No one can stop him. They obey, but one day
his reign comes to an end by a man named Rick where Bo becomes powerless and weak. He
even ends up homeless, but Bo has an agenda on getting revenge in any way, shape, or form,
and for some odd reason, Rick becomes sympathetic toward him.
As Bo’s life carries on some years later with him teaching classical music to an elementary class
where he finds himself in a position of control and power. Upon giving instructions to a class, a
student, Ryan, disobeys his orders. Bo eyes at an opportunity to use his authoritative ways to
embarrass Ryan.
At Ken’s house where Rick approved for Bo to stay, he ends up feuding with the family which
consists of Ken, Bo’s son, Little Mike, who is Rick’s nephew, and Miller, who is Ken’s real son.
Due to trust issues with Bo, Rick checks in from time to time on his nephew's status.
In class one day, Bo uses a wild plan to embarrass Ryan beyond imagination. His plan turns
ugly and causes Bo to get suspended with Rick getting involved.
After seeing the newspaper the next morning, Bo sets out on another plan to get back at Ryan.
He ends up going to the hood full of gangsters to buy a weapon.
After being informed by Rick that his suspension was shortened, Bo hurries with his crazy plan
by going to the hospital to find information about Ryan’s sick mother.
Once Bo returns to school to continue teaching, he proceeds with his demented plan, causing
Ryan to have a nervous breakdown. Rick catches Bo in the process and ends his teaching
career for good.
Five years go by with Bo laying around the house with no job which causes a big blowout with
Ken and the family, but Rick, once again, gives Bo another opportunity by getting him a job as a
Security Officer.
As the story moves on, Bo’s life turns for the worse as the security job becomes hell. Clowns
and circus objects appear out of nowhere and direct their attention toward Bo, causing him to
worry, but of course, Bo will stop at nothing to create chaos whether it be at home, work, school,
stores, or even with Rick and others.
But, one night at work, Bo faces a horrific event. It rattles him to the core which causes him to
call off the next day. He pretends to be sick, but Rick catches him lying and takes him to work. After being dropped off by Rick, Bo is sent back home where he’s forced to walk. Out of
nowhere, a strange event happens which causes Bo to hurry home. Once at home, he tries to
hide, but the strange event follows and drives him up a wall.
At night, Bo gets called back into work where he faces an unimaginable nightmarish encounter
with the unexpected

  • Barry F Miller
  • Michael A Scalfaro
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  • Genres:
    Comedy, surreal, Whimsical, Dark
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  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Gold Star Movie Awards
    Newark, New Jersey
    July 2, 2021
    Best Comedy Script
  • Rome International Movie Awards
    July 3, 2021
    Honorable Mention
  • Seoul International Short Film Festival
    July 2, 2021
  • Roma Short Film Festival
    July 3, 2021
  • LA Sun Film Fest
    Los Angeles, California
    September 6, 2021
  • New York Tri-State International Film Festival
    New York
    September 7, 2021
  • World Film Carnival - Singapore
    September 24, 2021
    Award Winner
  • Virgin Spring Cinefest
    Kolkata, West Bengal
    September 20, 2021
    Award Winner
Writer - Barry F Miller, Michael A Scalfaro