~ screenwriting ~

~ Alternat(E/L)ives ~

~ Back to Babylon ~

~ The Course of True Love ~

~ Dancing with the Daffodils ~

~ Dragonspeaker ~

~ Heloise ~

~ Peter ~

~ Play On ~

~ Stanislavski's Child ~

~ Wherever You Are ~

  Heloise

One-sentence pitch:

The true but tragic story of the greatest romance of the 12th century.

Logline:

In 12th Century Paris, a fifteen year old girl and the world's foremost teacher are drawn together by forces of intellect and desire, but their forbidden love is destined to end in tragedy when he is castrated by her uncle.

2 paragraph synopsis:

The true story of a love that never should have been.

The year is 1117. Heloise is 15, Abelard is 37. He is the greatest philosopher alive, a superstar, the most sought after teacher at Notre Dame, but he meets his match in the beautiful, witty and brilliant Heloise when she contrives to become his student.

Their lessons become nights of unbridled passion ... until they are discovered... and he is brutally castrated.