JOHN DOBLE

THE ROMMEL GAMBIT

THE ROMMEL GAMBIT is a story about the French Resistance shortly before D-Day. The central character is a female resistance fighter with great emotional depth.

Featuring a lengthy account and depiction of the infamous Vel d’Hiv Roundup, THE ROMMEL GAMBIT is inspired by true events.

LOGLINE: Shortly before D-Day an American spy plants false intelligence to convince the SS that Erwin Rommel, in charge of Nazi defenses against the upcoming invasion, can’t be trusted. 

Awards: 

WINNER, Big Apple Film Festival, 2022

Quarter-Finalist, Nicholl Fellowship, 2022

Official selection "The Best of Stage 32", top 1% of all scripts. Double Recommended: Recommend Writer/Recommend Script.

Coverfly Top 1%, Coverfly Red List

Semi-Finalist, PAGE Awards, 2022

Top 100, Table Read My Screenplay Competition, 2021

Semi-Finalist, Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition, 2021

Semi-Finalist, Big Apple Film Festival Screenplay Competition, 2021

Semi-Finalist, Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition, 2021

Semi-Finalist, Screencraft Action/Adventure Competition