The Rum Diary Script

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Director:Bruce Robinson
Written by:Bruce Robinson (Screenplay), Hunter S. Thompson (Story)

Script Synopsis:Tired of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, itinerant journalist Paul Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local San Juan newspaper run by the downtrodden editor Lotterman. Adopting the rum-soaked lifestyle of the late ‘50s version of Hemingway’s 'The Lost Generation', Paul soon becomes entangled with a very attractive American woman and her fiancée, a businessman involved in shady property development deals.  It is within this world that Kemp ultimately discovers his true voice as a writer and integrity as a man.

In Dreams Script

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Director:Neil Jordan
Written by:Bari Wood (Novel), Bruce Robinson (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A suburban housewife learns that she has psychic connections to a serial killer, and can predict this person's motives through her dreams.

The Killing Fields Script

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Director:Roland Joffé
Written by:Bruce Robinson (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The Killing Fields tells the real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led to the death of 2-3 million Cambodians during the next four years, until Pol Pot's regime was toppled by the intervening Vietnamese in 1979.

Fat Man And Little Boy Script

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Director:Roland Joffé
Written by:Bruce Robinson (Writer), Bruce Robinson (Screenplay), Roland Joffé (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.

Return To Paradise Script

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Director:Joseph Ruben
Written by:Wesley Strick (Screenplay), Bruce Robinson (Screenplay), Pierre Jolivet (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Lewis, Sheriff and Tony are three friends vacationing in Malaysia. Sheriff and Tony eventually leave to pursue careers in New York, but Lewis stays behind to work with orangutans. Two years later, Sheriff and Tony learn that, because of their past actions, Lewis has been arrested for drug possession. With Lewis facing a death sentence, the friends are left with a difficult decision: return to Malaysia and split Lewis' sentence, or let him die.

Jennifer 8

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Director:Bruce Robinson
Written by:Bruce Robinson (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A big city cop from LA moves to a small town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. Meanwhile, a serial killer is on the loose and only John knows it.

Withnail and I

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Director:Bruce Robinson
Written by:Bruce Robinson (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Two out-of-work actors -- the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail -- spend their days drifting between their squalid flat, the unemployment office and the pub. When they take a holiday "by mistake" at the country house of Withnail's flamboyantly gay uncle, Monty, they encounter the unpleasant side of the English countryside: tedium, terrifying locals and torrential rain.