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The Kismet Kurse - A Screenplay by Bryan Bakker


In 1987 an abused girl embarks on a camping trip to test the limits of her friends and her family curse.

This screenplay has won a series of awards under its previous name "Local Curse"

Inspired By Real Events

Pure Canadiana. A slice of rural southwestern Ontario in 1987. A girl, who sets out to prove her family curse is fake, unleashes the apocalypse. The basis for the 2013 & 2014 St. Thomas Tom Zombie Festival.


Synopsis (1/3)

Lisa, a seventeen-year-old girl, abused by her father and traumatized by the death of her mother, organizes a camping trip to test the limits of their family curse. For two hundred years, in her family, no one has died of natural causes – only from violence. Tied to the curse is an old family relic that possesses the minds of those not of their bloodline, turning them into Tom Flowers; an undead monster that can raise the dead. When their grandmother mysteriously dies, Lisa, skeptical of the curse and hateful of men, including her own brothers and boyfriend, Phil, organizes a camping trip to their grandmother's abandoned estate to test the curse. 

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