Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Kevin Sites's "The Ocean Above Me," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: The Ocean Above Me: A Novel by Kevin Sites.

The entry begins:
Lukas Landon, 46 (Journalist)

Former war correspondent now working in Charleston, SC on a special newspaper series about a black, female shrimping captain and her misfit crew. Everything is about his loss of connection. Divorced. Uses interviews to probe others while remaining enigmatic himself. Has a terrible war secret.

Wishful considerations for the role: Adam Driver or Bo Burnham

Clarita Esteban, 40 (Shrimp Boat Captain)

Former army staff sergeant from Charleston, SC. Drove recovery vehicles in Iraq and Afghanistan. Wounded, bronze star and purple heart. Learned shrimping from her daddy, a former Vietnam Vet. Bought a bucket of bolts trawler named Philomena (after patron saint of lost causes). Tries to...[read on]
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My Book, The Movie: The Ocean Above Me.

--Marshal Zeringue