Sarah’s First Christmas
Original Screenplay by Jason Wiese
MARK ALTIERI’S PARENTS’ HOUSE, BACKYARD –
DAYMARK ALTIERI, a handsome Italian-American guy in his earlythirties is standing around
his parents’ spacious backyard
with fourteen other people
two brothers, two sisters,three cousins and their significant others.His brother, CHARLES, a guy in his mid-thirties, comesrunning out of the house with a football. He throws theball to his younger brother, Robert, who is in his late-twenties.ROBERTGreat, you found it!CHARLESYou know it; it was a little flat, mustnot have been used since last year, butI just pumped that baby up with some
air and it’s good to go.
ROBERTOK, time for the 18
annual.ROBERTRight, the 19
annual Altieri Thanksgivingday family football game.JESSICA, a cute redhead in her late twenties and girlfriend
of Mark’s cousin MAX
, speaks up.JESSICAGreat, what are the teams?CHARLESSame as always. The brothers and sisterssplit up, Cousi
n Max, Cousin Kate, you’re
ith me. Everyone’s significant other
plays on the opposite team from them.