Interview with Screenwriter Cecilia Michelangeli (The Ambiguous Couch Affair)

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

The Ambiguous Couch Affair’s first scenes were read at the Writing Festival last month.

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about?

Cecilia Michelangeli: The unreasonable way to react to an attempt robbery and to a meaningless shooting.

Randall and Evelyn run a struggling furniture store in a quiet community. The peace is disturbed when a nervous would-be armed robber, Parker Ray, enters the store demanding money.

How labile the difference between being the victim of a crime or its perpetrator can be?

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Black Comedy

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

Because the story is an interesting dynamic between irrational people who act out of fear with their gut instincts. And all of this seems to happen more and more often. The screenplay presents heavy situations with comedic exchanges and misunderstandings, trying to prove once again that violence is…

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