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Title: Murder Me Twice Genre: Thriller /Mystery Comparisons: Mississippi Burning and Reincarnation of Peter Proud Logline. You die once; but can you die twice? When her car stalls in a small Southern town, nightmares of rape and murder haunt Andrea. Were they real? Could this White Ann Hawthaway -type really have been a Black plantation worker in this small southern town? Finding clues that the events really happened, her life in danger, she knows she must the killer find her before he kills her again. Awards: Best Screenplay Cinema City International Film Festival. Official selection of SF Film Festival, Circus Films, and several times optioned. Synopsis: Heart pounding, a frightened Andrea Miles jerks awake from a nightmare where she’s been raped and left for dead – as a black girl. The nightmares, which become more frequent and intense, had started after she visited a small Louisiana town and touched an old photograph. Fearing she is going crazy, Andrea decides to return to the town and investigate further. In town, she is confronted by those who do not want the truth out. She feels the hostility of officials even as she asks questions. Visiting the black church, she realizes that Drewanna Martin, the black girl she dreams of, was murdered and raped 40 years ago. Because of her investigation, the KKK attacks Andrea. Zach, her boyfriend, doesn’t believe her and tells her to stop embarrassing him. Yet as they go to dinner in the local diner, Andrea begins talking Ebonics and accuses the waitress of stealing her boyfriend. However, she doesn’t mean Zach but Washington, the local mechanic, who’d been engaged to Drewanna. Zach is horrified as Andrea flees the restaurant and heads toward the black part of town. Arriving at the home of Maebell, Drewanna’s mother, she tries to convince Drewanna’s mother that she really is channeling the dead girl. Andrea quotes things that only Drewanna would have known and convinces Washington to help her find evidence that she believes is still at the plantation house. Washington, killed in the process of the investigation, warns Andrea to flee and she runs toward the swamp where she is followed by the sheriff. She escapes by throwing a poisonous snake, a cottonmouth, directly at him, and watches as he dies. Andrea runs back to the Langdon plantation where Zach’s father comforts her. Only as she is preparing to rest, does she note the scar on his head and flashes to the moment when Drewanna hit her killer. Running through the woods to Zach’s home, she pours out her story. Zach goes to confront his father even as the spirit of Drewanna overtakes Andrea. Riding Drewanna’s favorite horse, Andrea heads toward the main house where she crashes through the window confronting the murderer. About the author: Serita Stevens, an award winning published/produced-optioned writer of over 30 books, scripts, novelizations and adaptations. More can be read about her at www.seritastevens.com. She can also be reached at email@example.com