Outlaws of Contrition County

In 1889, the sun is setting on the age of cowboys and outlaws, but as one man struggles to keep his past behind him, a ruthless gang on a hijacked train provokes his inner demons.

  • Sam Ball
    Writer
  • Project Type:
    Screenplay
  • Genres:
    Western, Action
  • Number of Pages:
    150
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • First-time Screenwriter:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Rome Movie Awards
    Rome, Italy
    October 4, 2021
    Official Selection
  • LA Film Awards
    Los Angeles, CA
    October 29, 2021
    Best First Time Screenwriter - Honorable Mention (Feature)
  • Hollywood On The Tiber
    Rome, Italy
    November 1, 2021
    Official Selection
  • New York Film Awards
    New York, New York
    November 10, 2021
    Best First Time Screenwriter (Feature)
  • Circus Road Screenplay Contest

    April 2, 2022
    Finalist
Writer Biography - Sam Ball

I'm a writer from Chicago, Illinois, trying to make inroads with my work.

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Writer Statement

Outlaws of Contrition County is meant to pay homage to the styles and themes of the Western films I grew up watching.