Scripts by Nancy

  • My Lisé

    lise-sidebarMy Lisé screenplay by Nancy Froeschle

    My Lisé For love of country, she enlisted. For love of family, she endured.

    Captured by the Gestapo during WWII, Odette Sansom (Resistance code name Lisé) endures physical and psychological torture in Fresnes Prison and Ravensbruck Concentration Camp to make it home again to her children. A hero of the British people, she was the first woman awarded the George Cross.  Read a sample.

  • Captain For Dark Mornings

    Captain for Dark Mornings

    Captain for Dark Mornings

    True accounts of one Psychiatric Officer’s compassion for tormented Soldiers during one year of the Vietnam War.

    The Vietnam War spanned over 8 years. By the time personnel were withdrawn in 1973, 3.4 million Americans had served, 58,000 had died, 300,000 had been wounded – but countless thousands more carried home the unseen burdens of war. Read a sample.

  • Vigil Auntie

    Vigil Auntie Better safe than happy.

    Comedy by Nancy Froeschle and James Loos

    Vigilant attorney, Victoria, has never lost a case, control or much of her virginity. Her sister BB, a single mom stripper, has control over nothing, especially her pants. Unable to cope with her delinquent teen, BB begs Victoria to take Dylan and raise him “right.” Reluctant, Victoria agrees, then loses him to kidnappers who will kill him unless Victoria drops her case against Magma Motors. Now, against all good judgement, the sisters must join forces to save Dylan and repair the rivalry that has tortured them since birth. Read a sample.

  • The Restoration

    The Restoration Some things aren’t meant to be found.
    Psychological Thriller
    Previous Option with Cook Street Productions
    Nicholl Fellowships – Quarter Finalist

    Art Restoration expert Rachel Simone blames herself for the death of her 7-year-old daughter. Running from guilt and grief she travels to Hungary to restore Blood of the Lambs, a vandalized fresco in an ancient cathedral. There, Rachel discovers blood in the red pigment of the fresco and a dark secret the church doesn’t want found. Time and a “trusted” friend against her, Rachel must expose the truth to stop the murder of an innocent and prevent the past from repeating. Read a sample.

  • The Greater Glory

    The Greater Glory Top Gun for WWI
    Drama by Nancy Froeschle and Stephen Trow
    Based on a true story
    Nicholl Fellowships – finalist
    PAGE Awards – semi-finalist
    Zoetrope – semi-finalist

    Lt. Frank Luke was a rugged hero who saved thousands of doughboys in the trenches, became America’s highest scoring ace and the first pilot ever awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.  But why would a nation bestow its highest honor on a man running from Court-Martial, and idolize a renegade who steals a plane and flies single-handed against the German army while operating outside military law? Read a sample.

  • Scrooge Returns

    Scrooge Returns Scrooge is dead, but not done!
    Christmas Comedy with Stephen Trow

    Ebenezer Scrooge is the new Ghost of Christmas Past. Together with the ghost of his old business partner, Jacob Marley, he must haunt and reform a modern-day tycoon before the tycoon’s real estate venture destroys a single mom, her son and everything they hold dear. Let the haunts begin! Read a sample.

  • Different Drummer

    Different Drummer Passion bears re-beating.
    Family Comedy

    Single mom. No love life. And now out of batteries. Helen decides the only way to get her rhythm back is to go for a nice guy – and get a drum set. With the help of her kid’s school janitor and a little bit of rock-n-roll, Helen finds her beat – until she discovers her first real gig is playing her daughter’s senior prom. Read a sample.

  • Edwin and Maudey

    Edwin and Maudey Their love is for always.
    Dramatic short written and produced by Nancy Froeschle. Directed by Mischa Webley.
    2012 Blue Cat Quarter Finalist

    They’ve been married a lifetime – for so long they have little need for words. But now, they must utter the most difficult word of all – goodbye. Read the script.

  • Trojan Horse

    Trojan Horse Odds are none in a million!
    Comedy Short

    At Fallopian Downs, countless sperm race for an alluring egg, only to find (s)he’s a sperm dressed in drag and the track is encased in a condom. Read the script.

  • Bad Therapy

    Bad Therapy When all else fails – he finds the cure.
    Musical Comedy Short by Nancy Froeschle. Story by Dylan Christiansen and Nancy Froeschle.

    Nat’s family doesn’t get him, and the Therapist is worse. Even becoming one with the Doctor’s Rorschach Ink Blots is of no use until Nat meets Ivy – another patient who shocks him with the ultimate treatment – love.