Mame Script

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Director:Gene Saks
Written by:Patrick Dennis (Novel), Jerome Lawrence (Theatre Play), Robert E. Lee (Theatre Play), Paul Zindel (Writer), Jerry Herman (Musical)

Script Synopsis:The film focuses on eccentric Mame Dennis, whose madcap life is disrupted when her deceased brother's son Patrick is entrusted to her care.

Maria’s Lovers Script

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Director:Andrei Konchalovsky
Written by:Gérard Brach (Writer), Andrei Konchalovsky (Writer), Marjorie David (Screenplay), Paul Zindel (Screenplay), Floyd Byars (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Ivan Bibic returns to his Pittsburgh PA suburb after surviving a Japanse POW camp, causing regular nightmares. All the time he remained faithfully devoted to his childhood love, fellow ethnic Yugoslavian virgin Maria Bosic. She dates him again, thus ruining a virtual engagement to captain Al Griselli. Against Ivan's dad's advice, they get married. But Ivan became psychologically impotent, feels unworthy of her and starts wondering, even looking for another girl. Meanwhile slick guitar-and-song-busker Clarence Butts moves in to South-Western PA, and seduces Maria.

Up the Sandbox Script

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Director:Irvin Kershner
Written by:Paul Zindel (Screenplay), Anne Richardson Roiphe (Novel)

Script Synopsis:A young wife and mother, bored with day-to-day life in New York City and neglected by her husband, slips into increasingly outrageous fantasies: her mother breaking into the apartment, an explorer's demonstration of tribal fertility music at a party causing strange transformations, and joining terrorists to plant explosives in the Statue of Liberty.

Effect Of Gamma Rays On Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds Script

Director:Paul Newman
Written by:Paul Zindel (Writer), Alvin Sargent (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:From the Pullizer Prize winning play by Paul Zindel, this is the story of Beatrice Hunsdorfer and her daughters, Ruth and Matilda. A middle-aged widowed eccentric, Beatrice is looking for her life in the classified ads while all about her is the rubble of an unkempt house. All she needs is the right opportunity, she says puffing on a cigarette. Poorly equipped to survive the vagaries of modern life, she has nonetheless always managed to muddle through. Ruth, epileptic and making her way through the rebellious phase of adolescence, seems doomed to make the same mistakes as her mother. Quiet Matilda, on the other hand, seeks refuge in her animals and her schoolwork. “Jesus, don’t you hate the world, Matilda?” Beatrice asks her youngest daughter. The title of the film is also the subject of Matilda’s science project at school and serves as a metaphor for the way life affects each of us differently…

Runaway Train Script

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Director:Andrei Konchalovsky
Written by:Edward Bunker (Screenplay), Djordje Milicevic (Screenplay), Paul Zindel (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A hardened convict and a younger prisoner escape from a brutal prison in the middle of winter only to find themselves on an out-of-control train with a female railway worker while being pursued by the vengeful head of security.