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Old 11-08-2018, 09:46 AM   #1
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Help choose or come up with a perfect title

Hi,

I'm working on a slice of life, comedy-drama script.

A young college girl is haunted by her mother's ghost from the past and now has to deal with her mother following her everywhere in life. The mother died at childbirth and is the same age as the daughter and can only be seen or heard by her. Mother is flirtatious and mischievous and daughter is reserved and shy. The mother becomes the inner voice of the daughter and leads her into situations she would never on her own.

I need help coming up with a perfect title. My current title is: Mother Knows Best

Alternate Titles: Undying Love, Glimmer, Entwined, Motherís Intuition, Mother of all Ghosts, Mum's the word, Hotline to Mom, Soul Searching, Kindred Spirits, Attached/My mom is too attached to me, My mom is my spirit animal, Ghosts of Mothers past

Please help! Thank you!
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Psycho - the naughty return.
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Old 11-08-2018, 12:36 PM   #3
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Does the mother ever possess the body and take over for her? Or is she more of a cheerleader seen as a spirit in the room?
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Does the mother ever possess the body and take over for her? Or is she more of a cheerleader seen as a spirit in the room?
No, the mother never possesses the daughter, she is just there as a spirit. The daughter goes and talks to people on her mother's behalf though... like people from the mother's past, who are now older and their lives have changed.
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If she is always screwing up her daughters life - "Mom Bomb"

If she is randomly appearing and disappearing from here daughters life - "Where's Mom?"


"Later, Mater"

"Daughters Dilemma"

"Damn It, Mom!"
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When Mom Visits

double entendre, visit in the spirit sense
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Old 11-08-2018, 09:11 PM   #9
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Idea Talking Dead?

I know its already used for a talk show about walking dead but i think it matches the idea for your film
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Old 11-09-2018, 04:52 AM   #10
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Cool suggestions, guys! Thanks for taking the time! I'm still looking for that elusive perfect title though. I have this picture in my head of the poster. The mother looks all fun and mischievous and the daughter looks a little annoyed, rolling her eyes. A title that is both wholesome and fun, and somehow pops with that image.

I decided to ironically call the show "Mother Knows Best" as the Mother doesn't really know much of anything. She is from the past, and was stuck inside an abandoned house that she haunted... so she isn't aware of any technological or cultural developments of the past two decades. It will come to me eventually I suppose as I progress writing the story.
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Old 11-09-2018, 07:52 AM   #11
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"Cut it out ma!" That's if you want to emphasize on the mischief aspect of the mom.

"Daughter shy, mother sly" That's for the relationship or simply "Mother sly".

"Mommy spanks hardest" It may come out wrong also it has a comedy vibe to it.

Also other ideas :

"unfarewell ma!"

"berate me O'kind mother" maybe too much spoilers.

"Like mother like mother". as opposed to like mother like daughter. or " Like mother unlike daughter".

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She's No Angel

?

Seems it's only been a TV movie...
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She's No Angel

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Seems it's only been a TV movie...
How about "angels' parley?"

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That makes no sense in English
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Oh sh** really?

what is the sentence that implies that bunch of angels are attending a parley? what's the name of this parley?

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