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Tales from the Script -- War stories and life lessons from the film industry's top writers.

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Writers:
Peter Hanson (written by) and
Paul Robert Herman (written by) ...
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Hollywood screenwriters finally get the last word.
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War stories and life lessons from the industry's top writers. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 

Allison Anders ... Herself

Jane Anderson ... Herself

Doug Atchison ... Himself

John August ... Himself

Shane Black ... Himself
John D. Brancato ... Himself

John Carpenter ... Himself
Larry Cohen ... Himself

Frank Darabont ... Himself

Steven E. de Souza ... Himself

Gerald Di Pego ... Himself

Mark Fergus ... Himself

Antwone Fisher ... Himself

Naomi Foner ... Herself

Joe Forte ... Himself
Josh Friedman ... Himself

Mick Garris ... Himself

William Goldman ... Himself

David Hayter ... Himself

Peter Hyams ... Himself
Michael January ... Himself
Steve Koren ... Himself
Jonathan Lemkin ... Himself
Andrew W. Marlowe ... Himself
Mark O'Keefe ... Himself
Dennis Palumbo ... Himself

Zak Penn ... Himself

Billy Ray ... Himself

Adam Rifkin ... Himself

Jose Rivera ... Himself
Mark Rosenthal ... Himself

Ari Rubin ... Himself

Bruce Joel Rubin ... Himself

Richard Rush ... Himself

Paul Schrader ... Himself
Melville Shavelson ... Himself

Ron Shelton ... Himself
Ronald Shusett ... Himself
Stephen Susco ... Himself

Guinevere Turner ... Herself

Kriss Turner ... Herself

David S. Ward ... Himself
James L. White ... Himself
Michael Wolk ... Himself
Kris Young ... Himself

Justin Zackham ... Himself

Directed by
Peter Hanson 
 
Writing credits
Peter Hanson (written by) and
Paul Robert Herman (written by)

Paul Robert Herman (based on an idea by)

Produced by
Rick D'Avino .... executive producer
Peter Hanson .... producer
Paul Robert Herman .... producer
Pamela Murphy .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
T.J. Raider 
 
Film Editing by
J.D. Funari 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Robert Herman .... assistant director
 
Editorial Department
Nick Fair .... trailer editor
 
Other crew
Kyle McKeveny .... production assistant
Tim Merrill .... archival supervisor
 

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USA:105 min
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Quotes:
Michael Wolk:Something that will always sell in Hollywood, is high concept. It's usually; you take THIS and you match it with THAT, and then you got a movie. Like mafia
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Michael Wolk:vampires - Hey! It's A Movie!
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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Excellent behind the scenes movie, 25 July 2010
Author: veggiegirl42 from United States

After reading the book, Tales from the Script by Paul Herman and Peter Hanson, I watched the movie. It was very interesting and engaging. I particularly enjoyed the way they edited the interviews together to develop an overall understanding of screen writing and the film making process. Hearing the screenwriters discuss their journeys from page to screen was enlightening. I think Peter Hanson and Paul Herman did a great job of getting a diversity of screenwriters and putting together thoughtful interviews. Seeing the people who have written some of my favorite movies was interesting, and I ended up learning about some great movies I've never seen through reading the book and seeing the film. I would definitely recommend this movie and book to anyone who is interested in screen writing or just a general film geek.

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