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

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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:
Joe Forte:There's a phrase that you hear in Hollywood; 'It's a movie'. I didn't really understand that phrase when I first came into the business. It's code for: this script is everything we need it to be. It can attract an actor, it can attract a director, it can be marketed, it can attract an audience; it's a movie - it's complete.See more »
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14 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
The MUST-SEE movie for screenwriters., 12 January 2009
Author: nrfair from LA

Thought this was a great movie and by far the most comprehensive thing i've seen on the subject. For us struggling writers out here in LA, it gives us hope, but also shows us that its not that easy and reminds us that it takes a lot of work and a lot of rejection.

A great film for any of those out there with an interest in Hollywood, screen writing, the industry, or just people chasing a dream.

I really enjoyed the amount of personal accounts from so many of the screenwriters, just documenting how the process literally casts a shadow over the writer and gives them very little credit.

I'm sure it will at least be self-distributed, but I am going to guess that this will be picked up soon. What a gem!

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