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Four Screenplays: Studies in the American Screenplay

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In a field being transformed by technology, Syd  Field shows you what works and why and how to find  new ways to create a truly outstanding film using  four extraordinary examples: Thelma &  Louise, Terminator 2: Judgement  Day, The Silence Of The  Lambs, and Dances With  Wolves.

Synopsis:

In a field being transformed by technology, SydField shows you what works and why and how to findnew ways to create a truly outstanding film usingfour extraordinary examples: Thelma &Louise, Terminator 2: JudgementDay, The Silence Of TheLambs, and Dances WithWolves.

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Synopsis:

In a field being transformed by technology, Syd Field shows you what works and why and how to find new ways to create a truly outstanding film using four extraordinary examples: "Thelma & Louise, "Terminator 2: Judgement Day, "The Silence Of The Lambs, and "Dances With Wolves.

About the Author

Syd Field is the internationally acclaimed screenwriter, producer, teacher, lecturer, and author of several bestselling books. He has been a script consultant for Roland Jaffe's film production company, 20th Century Fox, the Disney Studios, Universal Pictures and Tri-Star Pictures, and was the American Screenwriting Association's first inductee into the Screenwriting Hall of Fame. He lives in Beverly Hills, CA.

Table of Contents

Thelma and Louise--Judgment Day--The Silence of the Lambs--Dances with Wolves.

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Samantha James, May 16, 2007 (view all comments by Samantha James)
I love this book. I like the way Syd deconstructed the scenes of the movies. Plus it had the history of how it was written with interviews with the writers thrown in. I love movies, this book made me appricete the work and artistic vision that goes into a movie.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780440504900
Author:
Field, Syd
Publisher:
Delta
Author:
Syd Field
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Film - Screenwriting
Subject:
Motion picture authorship
Subject:
Film - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Motion picture plays
Subject:
Film & Video - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Film & Video - Screenwriting
Subject:
Motion picture plays, American
Subject:
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video/Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Performing Arts-Film & Video - Screenwriting
Subject:
Film and Television-Screenwriting
Subject:
screenwriting;screenplay;film;writing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
report no. 100-71
Publication Date:
19940831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.16x5.24x.72 in. .57 lbs.

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Product details 336 pages Random House Publishing Group - English 9780440504900 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In a field being transformed by technology, SydField shows you what works and why and how to findnew ways to create a truly outstanding film usingfour extraordinary examples: Thelma &Louise, Terminator 2: JudgementDay, The Silence Of TheLambs, and Dances WithWolves.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

"Synopsis" by , In a field being transformed by technology, Syd Field shows you what works and why and how to find new ways to create a truly outstanding film using four extraordinary examples: "Thelma & Louise, "Terminator 2: Judgement Day, "The Silence Of The Lambs, and "Dances With Wolves.
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