Elizabethtown (Screenplay) by Cameron Crowe; 1 edition; First published in Cameron Crowe Screenplays, Cameron Crowe, Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous, Say Anything. SHARES . Elizabethtown (). Elizabethtown has 43 ratings and 3 reviews. XxXviciously said: its The screenplay to the latest film from the Oscar-winning writer/ director of Jerry Maguire and.

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It’s a funny thing, but from the very beginning, I’d always resisted writing elizwbethtown personally about my own life and family. Jewlie Williams rated it it was amazing Jan 21, On the flight, Drew meets Claire Kirsten Dunsta witty and charming flight attendant, who helps him navigate the rough waters ahead and proves that even in our darkest hour love and redemption are never out of reach.

Also, in screenlpayCrowe released his second book, Conversations with Billy Wildera question and answer session with the legendary director.

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Weng Cahiles rated it liked it Aug 26, To ask other readers questions about Elizabethtownplease sign up. No trivia or quizzes yet. Maybe you have to take a road trip before you know what you’re talking about. If you didn’t like the movie, why in the world would you want to read the screenplay?

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screfnplay With his mother grief-stricken and his sister needed by her side, Drew must travel to his father’s provincial hometown of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, to attend the memorial on his family’s behalf. It was instantly a breakthrough for me.

I wrote it in first person. The movie ended up almost exactly the way I imagined it when it first arrived as an idea.



Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Any one of these themes could fill up a great film. I get that there is some legit criticism to stick to this screenplay.

After this, he was given a green light to go ahead with a pet project, the autobiographical effort Almost Famous. That is until eight years of development–including a research and promotion outlay equal to the operating costs of a small nation–went up in smoke as the extensively hyped and highly anticipated Spasmotica premiered to colossal failure.

There’s nothing wasted in her acting. I came across this script while looking for some background information on the movie “Elizabethtown”. Drew has the heart of Jack Lemmon and, on a good day, the elegance and style of a young Cary Grant. Crowe has made his mark with character-driven, personal films that have been generally hailed as refreshingly original and void of cynicism. The more personal the story, the more it seemed to matter to people. This book helped me to realize three things.

Gail Boos rated it liked it Dec 17, It’s unpretentious and sometimes almost slice of life in its reality. She’s finely tuned and amazingly instinctive. Not if you’ve had some of these experiences.

Lily Percy rated it it was amazing Aug 08, Want to Read saving…. They breathe in failure and spit it back out and move on. For the role of Claire, I knew I would need a radiant presence capable of becoming the soul of the movie, a character that is pure and simply a messenger of love. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I don’t think so. The Screenplay Cameron Crowe book reviews: Nov 18, Elizbaethtown added it.

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I always liked the idea of telling a story populated with failure and fiasco, but in the middle of it is a person who exists only for love.

Thankfully though, not every new shot was described.

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The rich mix of comedy and drama makes it a movie experience not quite like any other and one uniquely that of a Cameron Crowe film. You have to have had some big first-hand losses or failures? Claire and a host of family members, who combine in unique ways to teach him what’s it’s like to be truly alive.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. At a certain point, the notebook of songs becomes twice as big as the script. Linda Solis rated it it was amazing May 26, Lists with This Book.

My goal laughter was to make the type of film screenplzy my father liked best, one that could achieve genuine emotion but always with humor close to at hand. This book also has an excerpt from Cameron Crowe’s diary from his making of the film which is a great little read for anyone in the biz. Walaa rated it really liked it Apr 23, I’ll have 50 songs for one scene.

Louisa rated it liked it May 20, That was all the inspiration I needed.