The Devil May Care – High Concept Comedy

 “It’s so hard to be good when you’re so good at being bad.”

 “Forgive me father, for I have sinned.  It has been a while since my last confession.”
Father Christopher clears his throat.  “What sins have you committed?”
“Let’s see, there’s mass murder, rape, pillage – oh, and I’ve recently started illegally downloading movies…”

A visit from the Devil (Mr. D), presents novice priest Father Christopher with the ultimate challenge – a once in a century chance to help Mr. D give up his life of sin and thus save the world.  All he has to do is get the original sinner to reform his wicked ways…

With only seven days before Mr. D reverts to his usual satanic form for another century, Chris challenges Mr. D to commit Seven Acts of Kindness to make up for the Seven Deadly Sins.  But try as he might, Mr. D can’t help but be bad – there are just too many temptations…

A visit to a Catholic Girls’ School that ends up with Mr. D in the broom closet with a young nun…
A kids’ birthday party that degenerates into a mass food fight…
Chris’s obnoxious rival who needs taking down a peg…

Worse still, Chris is not immune to Mr. D’s aura, a fog of evil that infects everyone around him – the more time Chris spends with Mr. D, the worse he behaves…

As the end of the week looms, Chris becomes ever more desperate, finally pushing Mr. D to the ultimate challenge – a visit to the Miss World Pageant.  Surrounded by beautiful women, a display of priceless diamonds, and a table-bulging buffet, the Prince of Darkness will be tempted as never before.

In the ultimate twist, Mr. D fails the test, but saves Chris, leading them both to a new understanding about themselves and the world.

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