A Saint Badass Movie
A way to experience maximum security prison and take full responsibility for retaliation crimes against abusive parents. Imagine having a life sentence for killing the people that abused you as a child, and having an abusive environment to further the trauma and think about the cycles of abuse you’ve been trapped in.
Isolation is a breeding ground for multiplying emotional trauma and fears. This story explores one man’s olympic level effort to master meditation, mindfulness, and kindness amid the hell of prison, ignored by modern society.
Modern Day Prison Insights
Through the unique insights of prison life, anyone having difficulty can come out the experience and feel grateful for the simplest freedoms of being able to go outside whenever they please. There are cross-over philosophies to how we torture and isolate ourselves in a free state.
Social Impact Highlights
Saint Badass gives us a glimpse at the full circle potential for those who want to permanently end their cycle of abuse. This profound look at the inner workings of healing, inspires hope for overcoming daily struggles of the free world. It also shows potential for ways to make the prison of the future more humane and healing focused.
“In order to change, you must change your thinking. This starts from forgetting about vengeance, about the world owing you, about how you were raised or treated growing up, or the community in which you were raised. Forget about how you were molested, raped, beaten, told you’d never amount to nothing. Because all of that is just a psychological barrier that can be overcome. “John Bruno, Saint Badass
*John Bruno is one of four main characters in Saint Badass that shares his story with Doug Carnine through the friendship of exchanging letters.
Saint Badass Movie Rights Options
We welcome any variety of producers, directors and screen writers to contact us about this opportunity. We look forward to hearing to from anyone interested in improving the institutional prison system, as well as raising the awareness of the power of mindful kindness and meditation to everyday living. This is more about a collaboration with the right people who care about the right things than anything.
One Time Buy Out Option
It is our highest hope to see a Saint Badass movie on the market by 2020. The one time buy out option secures your rights to produce the movie by 2019. Rights include using copies of letters, book excerpts, prisoner artwork & support coaching from the author as needed.
10% Of Net For For Ten Years
A percentage of net agreement means no up front costs, but the movie must be completed and released no later than 2019. There is a penalty if this agreement is not followed through on. This allows a firm to profit share as a form of securing the rights. Royalties paid annually after gross & net profits can be appropriately tracked.