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Publisher Comments:

Filmmaker legend John Sayles has been called the "conscience of the independent film world" and the screenwriter's screenwriter. Silver City and Other Screenplays is a collection of his greatest work, including Sunshine State, the Oscar-nominated Passion Fish, and his new film for the election year, Silver City.

Set in Colorado, the core of America's "New West," during the state's gubernatorial race, Silver City is a spirited lampoon and a timely, toxic warning about the present state of American democracy. The grammatically challenged, born-again candidate for governor is the scion of a formidable right-wing political dynasty. He is fumbling his way toward elected office when an unexplained corpse emerges to threaten his campaign, the family empire and the special interest groups who pull his strings.

Synopsis:

John Sayles — winner of the John Steinbeck Award and others — has been called the "conscience of the independent film world" and the screenwriter?s screenwriter. Silver City and Other Screenplays is a collection of Sayles's greatest work, something that will delight his legion of fans and also aspiring screenwriters and film students who will regard the book as a master class in the art of screenwriting. Silver City and Other Screenplays includes Sayles's most celebrated work and his latest film, Silver City, a spirited lampoon and a timely, toxic warning about the present state of American democracy.

Synopsis:

With an Introduction that describes the making of his films, this book is a collection of filmmaker John Sayles' acclaimed work.

About the Author

John Sayles is the writer and director of acclaimed independent films, including Return of the Secaucus Seven; Baby, It's You; The Brother from Another Planet; Matewan; and Passion Fish. Twice nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, Sayles has also written novels, and a new collection of his short stories, Dillinger in Hollywood, is forthcoming from Nation Books. He lives in New York State.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560256311
Author:
Sayles, John
Publisher:
Nation Books
Subject:
American
Subject:
Screenplays
Subject:
Film & Video - Screenwriting
Subject:
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Composition & Creative Writing
Subject:
Motion picture plays, American
Subject:
Motion picture plays
Subject:
Film and Television-Screenplays and Teleplays
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st
Edition Description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Series:
Nation Books
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
September 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 23.5 oz

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Product details 448 pages Nation Books - English 9781560256311 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , John Sayles — winner of the John Steinbeck Award and others — has been called the "conscience of the independent film world" and the screenwriter?s screenwriter. Silver City and Other Screenplays is a collection of Sayles's greatest work, something that will delight his legion of fans and also aspiring screenwriters and film students who will regard the book as a master class in the art of screenwriting. Silver City and Other Screenplays includes Sayles's most celebrated work and his latest film, Silver City, a spirited lampoon and a timely, toxic warning about the present state of American democracy.
"Synopsis" by , With an Introduction that describes the making of his films, this book is a collection of filmmaker John Sayles' acclaimed work.
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