FIELDS OF GREEN

A former Australian infantry soldier, suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Saves the life of an ex-Special Forces Commando, from committing suicide after discovering him in a remote
Mountain Wilderness and shares his own battle with PTSD.
A marriage on the brink. A fatal armoured personnel carrier accident, that killed his platoon commander. And the nightmares which dominated his life, for the next forty years.

  • Brian Jewell
    Writer
  • Project Type:
    Screenplay
  • Number of Pages:
    170
  • Country of Origin:
    Australia
  • Language:
    English
  • First-time Screenwriter:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Writer Biography - Brian Jewell

Brian was born in Leeton New South Wales Australia in 1963 to Tony and Pauline Jewell. Brian studied dramatic arts and went on to be cast in such stage productions as, The Wizard of Oz, Up the Down Staircase, Big Rock at Candy’s Mountain and others. At seventeen, Brian pursued a career in the Australian Army in 1981. After two blocks of Military service, spanning over twelve years, he became a Health Care Professional. Brian started screen acting in 2014 and in 2018 his partner convinced him to put pen to paper and write his true story. Over the next four and half years he wrote the Screenplay “FIELDS OF GREEN”. Brian is a versatile character Actor with soft blue eyes and a welcoming smile. He is a comic actor with an Aussie roughness and outback knowledge. His broad skill set makes him excel in dramatic and comic-styled roles. Brian is a supporting actor and he has a strong Military and Medical background. 

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Writer Statement

It was my dream to become an Infantry Soldier and follow in my ancestor's footsteps. Unfortunately, that would be short-lived as I would, have inherent PTSD after a fatal military accident. I lost my confidence, my self-a-stream. I lost the ability to hold a relationship. I would be angry and sad, all at the same time. I would experience intrusive dreams and memories. I would become an alcoholic and try to drink myself to death. Today, forty years on, I started to get a clear head and gave up drinking. Now, my aim is to bring my true story to the WORLD, in the hope I might be able to educate people, on how PTSD affects, not only the sufferer but entire families. Fields of Green is a provocative story of addiction, PTSD, Military bureaucracy and overcoming tragedy. This is my true story.