The Savages: The Shooting Script (Newmarket Shooting Scripts) (Paperback)

By: Jenkins, Tamara

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The last thing the two Savage siblings ever wanted to dowas look back at their difficult family history. Having wriggledtheir way out from beneath their father's domineering thumb, they are now firmly cocooned in their own complicated lives.Wendy (Academy Award(R) nominee Laura Linney) is a strugglingEast Village playwright, aka a temp who spends her daysapplying for grants, stealing office supplies, and dating her verymarried neighbor. Jon (Academy Award(R) winner PhilipSeymour Hoffman) is a neurotic college professor writingbooks on obscure subjects in Buffalo.Then comes the call thatinforms them that the father they have long feared and avoided, Lenny Savage (Tony Award(R) winner Philip Bosco), is slowlybeing consumed by dementia and they are the only onesthat can help.

Now, as they put their already arrested lives on hold, Wendy and Jon are forced to live together under one roof forthe first time since childhood, rediscovering the eccentricitiesthat drove each other crazy. Faced with complete upheaval andbattling over how to handle their father's final days, they areconfronted with what adulthood, family, and, most surprisingly, each other are really about.

This Newmarket Shooting Script(R) Book includes: Exclusive introduction byTamara JenkinsComplete Shooting ScriptColor photo sectionComplete cast and crew credits

Title: The Savages: The Shooting Script (Newmarket Shooting Scripts) (Paperback)

Author Name: Jenkins, Tamara

Categories: College Textbooks, Art Textbooks, Film Textbooks,

Publisher: U.S.A., Newmarket: 2008

ISBN Number: 1557048002

ISBN Number 13: 9781557048004

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011115

Description: Very good condition. No interior writing or highlighting. The Savages: The Shooting Script (Newmarket Shooting Scripts) (Paperback) By Jenkins, Tamara Book Description From writer/director Tamara Jenkins (The Slums of Beverly Hills) and starring Laura Linney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Philip Bosco, the official screenplay book tie-in to the movie from Fox Searchlight Pictures that takes an irreverent look at family, love, and mortality. The last thing the two Savage siblings ever wanted to do was look back at their difficult family history. Having wriggled their way out from beneath their father's domineering thumb, they are now firmly cocooned in their own complicated lives. Wendy (Academy Award nominee Laura Linney) is a struggling East Village playwright, aka a temp who spends her days applying for grants, stealing office supplies, and dating her very married neighbor. Jon (Academy Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman) is a neurotic college professor writing books on obscure subjects in Buffalo. Then comes the call that informs them that the father they have long feared and avoided, Lenny Savage (Tony Award winner Philip Bosco), is slowly being consumed by dementia and they are the only ones who can help. Now, as they put their already arrested lives on hold, Wendy and Jon are forced to live together under one roof for the first time since childhood, rediscovering the eccentricities that drove each other crazy. Faced with complete upheaval and battling over how to handle their father's final days, they are confronted with what adulthood, family, and, most surprisingly, each other are really about. In addition to the complete script, this Newmarket Shooting Script book includes an exclusive introduction by Tamara Jenkins, a color photo section, and the complete cast and crew credits. About the Author Tamara Jenkins is the writer and director of The Slums of Beverly Hills (1998) and Family Remains (1993) and the director of Choices: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly (2004) and Fugitive Love (1991). She is a former performance artist and has also acted in films. She lives in New York City. Product Details Paperback: 160 pages Publisher: Newmarket (2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 1557048002 ISBN-13: 978-1557048004 Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 7 x 0.4 inches