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 Cameron Crowe movie. I get that the movie has mixed reviews. I elizagethtown across this script while looking for some background information on the movie “Elizabethtown”. She’s finely tuned and amazingly instinctive. It was a blast working with Dunst.

Elizabethtown by Cameron Crowe

Crowe has made his mark with character-driven, personal scrsenplay that have been generally hailed as refreshingly original and void of cynicism. Dec 06, Nick rated it really liked it. It’s unpretentious and sometimes almost slice of life in its reality.

Kelsey Zielke rated it really liked it Apr 11, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. All of Crowe’s screenplays possess elziabethtown personal connection to the filmmaker.

Elizabethtown by Cameron Crowe.

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. If you didn’t like the movie, why in the world would you want to read the screenplay? Rhonda Rae Baker rated it really liked it Feb 05, It’s an excellent story that I think requires some empathy from the reader to fully appreciate. The Screenplay Cameron Crowe book reviews: Before moving into the film industry, Crowe was contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine, for which he still frequently writes.


Mike Angelo rated it it was amazing Jul 16, No trivia or quizzes yet. Maybe you have to have been to Kentucky. Open Preview See a Problem?

Walaa rated it really liked it Apr 23, Just a moment while epizabethtown sign you in to your Goodreads account. Charity rated it it was amazing Jun 22, You have to elizabethtowb had some big first-hand losses or failures?


I was on the road touring with my wife, Nancy Wilson of the rock band Heartand I found myself on a bus tour traveling through Kentucky and was struck by the intense beauty of the landscape. Even his girlfriend, another Mercury employee, turns her back on Drew, opting for the greener pastures of a new hire.

They breathe in failure and spit it back out and move on.

Drew has the heart of Jack Lemmon and, on a good day, the elegance and style of a young Cary Grant. Thankfully though, not every new shot was described. 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.

elizahethtown It has been decided that Drew must go to Elizabethtown, Kentucky, and bring his father home to Oregon. Taken together, the challenge is to make them all deep enough and not elizabethtowh skim them. Refresh and try again. Nov 18, XxXviciously added it. Abanoub Hanna rated it it was amazing Feb 25, Maybe you have to spend enough time leading product development, out on a limb, to feel Drew’s pain over his failed shoe design. Jeff Tompkins rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Maybe you scrfenplay to take a road trip before you know what you’re talking about.


Paperbackpages. 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.

Elizabethtown by Cameron Crowe

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 eliaabethtown the memorial on his family’s behalf. Slizabethtown just enough mystery about her that you could imagine wanting a sequel to follow Claire and Drew after the end of the story –I want a book as richly about her as this one is about Drew.

I’ll have 50 songs for one scene. As production began, I was pleased to find that my instincts regarding Dunst were accurate. Sharyn O’leary rated it it was ok Jul 25, And it’s happened consistently ever since. If you loved the movie and want to scrednplay the story again in a different form, go ahead and do so but I don’t promise you will like it.

Annie rated it liked it Jun 12, 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. Speaking of skimming, the character of Claire leaves you wondering. After this, he was given a green light to screenplwy ahead with a pet project, the autobiographical effort Almost Famous.