Haslett Writer Wins Award at Recent Monaco Film Festival

A Haslett writer, Rob Blankenhorn, recently returned from the Monaco Film Festival where he received an award for his "The Music of Men" script.

According to excerpts from the article:

If anyone understands the meaning of the old line, "Déjà vu all over again," Rob Blankenhorn might.

The Haslett resident, whose talents extend to both music and writing, spent much of this week in the tiny European principality of Monaco at the Monaco Film Festival.

Blankenhorn traveled there to collect a prize for his script, "The Music of Men".

The title refers to a line from the William Shakespeare play "Richard II."

The story concerns two brothers in a small Pennsylvania town, one an altruistic doctor and the other a greedy banker, whom Blankenhorn called a "bad seed."

The parallels to the ongoing worldwide financial crisis are unmistakable.

Read the entire article here.

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