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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Michael Walker in the New York Times called Crowe “something of a cinematic spokesman for the post-baby boom generation” because his first few films focused on that specific age group, first as high schoolers and then as young adults making their way in the world. Dec 06, Nick rated it really liked it. Later, he wrote and directed one more high school saga, Say Anythingand then Singlesa story of Seattle twentysomethings that was woven together by a soundtrack centering on that city’s burgeoning grunge music scene.

The tone he sets is a very safe atmosphere and everybody is supportive. Maybe you have to fall in love with a stranger when you don’t expect it.

Maybe you have to los It’s an excellent story that I think requires some empathy from the reader to fully appreciate. Caught up in a family melodrama and completely out of his depth, Drew has no idea that Claire offers the means of his salvation, her insouciant approach to life a balm to his increasingly troubled spirit.


It often starts with screenolay when I write a script. I have a notebook I keep that’s packed with songs that I want to be a part of the movie I’m working on. But most importantly, he has what the great actors have: That was all the inspiration I needed.

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. Maybe you have to take a road trip before you know what you’re talking about. Even the books I loved growing up were rarely first-person stories.

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The themes are giant and combined elegantly. Elozabethtown rated it it was amazing Jun 22, He and my mom actually had a name for that very special mix, they called it ‘Bread and Chocolate,’ after a foreign film they’d fallen in love with.

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Sini rated it really liked it Jun 18, After this, he was given a green light to go ahead with a pet project, the autobiographical effort Almost Famous. No trivia or quizzes yet. 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 screenlay love and redemption are never out of reach.

Besides, the other option is a lot darker and usually not as scrsenplay fun. And since every new one is detailed here, that gets quite difficult to read. Jeff Tompkins rated it it was amazing Feb 15, I don’t think I will become an actor screenplya. If you loved the movie and want to experience the story again in a different form, go ahead and do so but I don’t promise you will like it. Refresh and try again.

A befuddled Drew is befriended on the airplane by an enthusiastic stewardess, Claire Colburn, who intrudes upon his reminiscences in her efforts to connect with this interesting passenger.

I came across this script while looking for some background information on the movie “Elizabethtown”. I always liked the idea of telling a story populated with failure and fiasco, eliaabethtown in the middle of it is a person who exists only for love.


Jewlie Williams rated it it was amazing Jan 21, sscreenplay That is until eight years of development–including a research and promotion outlay equal to the operating costs of a sxreenplay nation–went up in smoke as the extensively hyped and highly anticipated Spasmotica premiered to colossal failure. Elizabethtown by Cameron Crowe.

Maybe you have to love music like Cameron Crowe to appreciate the soundtrack. Crowe includes a few pages of an on-site diary from shooting the film. Djrmel rated it it was ok Apr 04, Learning the hard way the cost of success, Drew Baylor has just engineered an extraordinary fiasco: It was instantly a breakthrough for me.

There’s nothing wasted in her acting. Thankfully though, not every new shot was described. Taken together, the challenge is to make them all deep enough and not just skim them. It has been decided that Drew must go to Elizabethtown, Kentucky, and bring his father home to Oregon. She’s finely tuned and amazingly instinctive.

Crowe landed his biggest hit, though, with the feel-good Jerry Maguire. Lily Percy rated it it was amazing Aug 08, Drew is devastated but resigned. At a certain point, the notebook of songs elizabrthtown twice as big as the script. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Claire and a host of family members, who combine in unique ways to teach him what’s it’s like to be truly alive.