Interview with Screenwriter Floyd Stephen Alexander (Amour de Faux)

1. What is your screenplay about?

A husband and wife college teachers engage in ancient sexual rituals for pleasure and exploration. They have interest in bringing others into their pleasure sessions.

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

It is a sexual tragedy with some comic elements. A sexdramady.

3. Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

Sexuality is viewed from a Western point of reference and not from any other culture or historic practices. The Cooks examine other aspects, and their revelations create the story that the audience will engage in.

4. Describe the screenplay in two words.

A sexual tragedy.

5. What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

Gangster/Mob (Goodfellas, Godfather, The Irishmen)

6. How long have you been working on this screenplay?

Off and on, a few months.

7. How many stories have you written?

Stage plays: 10
Screen plays: 2

8. What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the most times in your life?)

Reach Out, I’ll Be There (4 Tops). Early R+R, R+B have more creative and emotional elements to it than any other music today.

9. What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

Still working on it. Are you ever really finished?

10. Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Youth in this country.

11. You entered your screenplay via FilmFreeway. What has been your experiences working with the submission platform site?

Pretty straightforward. It has been a great introduction to screenwriting.

Watch the Screenplay Reading:


Narrator: Val Cole
Camplin: Sean Ballantyne
Gila: Hannah Ehman


By matthewtoffolo

Filmmaker and sports fan. CEO of the WILDsound Film and Writing Festival

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