Cry Freedom Script

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Director:Richard Attenborough
Written by:John Briley (Screenplay), Donald Woods (Novel)

Script Synopsis:A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal journalist in South Africa who begins to follow the activities of Stephen Biko, a courageous and outspoken black anti-apartheid activist.

A Chorus Line Script

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Director:Richard Attenborough
Written by:Michael Bennett (Musical), Nicholas Dante (Musical), James Kirkwood Jr. (Musical), Arnold Schulman (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A group of dancers congregate on the stage of a Broadway theatre to audition for a new musical production directed by Zach. After the initial eliminations, seventeen hopefuls remain, among them Cassie, who once had a tempestuous romantic relationship with Zach. She is desperate enough for work to humble herself and audition for him; whether he's willing to let professionalism overcome his personal feelings about their past remains to be seen.

Chaplin Script

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Director:Richard Attenborough
Written by:David Robinson (Novel), Charlie Chaplin (Novel), William Boyd (Screenplay), Bryan Forbes (Screenplay), William Goldman (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:An elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, while is depicted his amazing journey from his poverty-stricken childhood to world-wide success after the ingenious invention of the Little Tramp.

Shadowlands Script

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Director:Richard Attenborough
Written by:William Nicholson (Theatre Play), William Nicholson (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets spirited poet Joy Gresham

In Love And War Script

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Director:Richard Attenborough
Written by:Allan Scott (Screenstory), Allan Scott (Screenplay), Dimitri Villard (Screenstory), Clancy Sigal (Screenplay), Anna Hamilton Phelan (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:After teenage ambulance driver Ernest Hemingway (Chris O'Donnell) takes shrapnel in the leg during World War I, he falls in love with Agnes von Kurowsky (Sandra Bullock), a beautiful older nurse at the hospital where he's sent to recover. Their affair slowly blossoms, until Hemingway boldly asks Agnes to be his wife and journey to America with him. Richard Attenborough directs this drama based on the real-life experiences of the famed novelist.

Grey Owl Script

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Director:Richard Attenborough
Written by:William Nicholson (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Archie Grey Owl is a trapper in Canada in the early 1930s when a young Iroquois woman from town asks him to teach her Indian ways. They live in the woods, where she is appalled at how trapped animals die. She adopts two orphaned beaver kits and helps Archie see his way to stop trapping. Instead, he works as a guide, a naturalist writer, and then the Canadian government hires him to save the beaver in a conserve by Lake Ajawaan in Prince Albert National Park. He writes a biography, which brings him attention in Canada and invitations to lecture in England. Before he leaves, he and Anahareo (Pony) marry. In England, his secret is revealed. Will Anahareo continue to love him?

Magic Script

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Director:Richard Attenborough
Written by:William Goldman (Novel), William Goldman (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.


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Director:Richard Attenborough
Written by:John Briley (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of 'passive resistance', endeavouring to win freedom for his people without resorting to bloodshed.

A Bridge Too Far

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Director:Richard Attenborough
Written by:Cornelius Ryan (Novel), William Goldman (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Operation Market Garden, September 1944. The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines.