Man In A Cage

When thieves break into an agoraphobic man's mansion to steal a rare blood diamond, they face a man who is forced to confront the demons and make some very tough choices in order to save himself and his family from the brutal home invaders.

  • James Mwenda Muthuuri
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  • Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition (2021)
    June 10, 2021
  • ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Screenplay Competition (2020)
    Hollywood, CA
    February 1, 2021
  • Dallas International Film Festival Awards 2020
    Dallas, Tx
    January 29, 2021
    7.8/10 Score
Writer Biography - James Mwenda Muthuuri

I'm an African writer based in greater L.A county. I've been a passionate story teller most of my life, and been seriously writing since graduating USC film school. My passion is telling stories that show both the complexity and simplicity of the human spirit.

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Man In A Cage is a well crafted contained thriller with elements of drama, intrigue, and lots of action. The story centers around issues of family secrets, their revelation, and how the past can come back to haunt us. The story features a strong connection to Africa, and how we are all prisoners of our own making, regardless of where we're from, our background, or circumstances.