Chocolat Script

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Director:Lasse Hallström
Written by:Joanne Harris (Novel), Robert Nelson Jacobs (Screenplay), Joanne Harris (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A fable of emotional liberation and chocolate. A mother and daughter move to a small French town where they open a chocolate shop. The town, religious and morally strict, is against them as they represent free-thinking and indulgence. When a group of Boat Gypsies float down the river the prejudices of the Mayor leads to a crisis.

Out To Sea Script

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Director:Martha Coolidge
Written by:Robert Nelson Jacobs (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Care-free Charlie (Walter Matthau) cons his widower brother-in-law Herb (Jack Lemmon) into an expenses-paid luxury cruise in search of rich, lonely ladies. The catch is that they are required to be dance hosts! With a tyrannical cruise director, and the luscious Liz and lovely Vivian, our heroes have lots of mis-adventures before they finally return to port.

The Shipping News

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Director:Lasse Hallström
Written by:Annie Proulx (Novel), Robert Nelson Jacobs (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.

Extraordinary Measures

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Director:Tom Vaughan
Written by:Robert Nelson Jacobs (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Working-class father John Crowley is finally on the fast track to corporate success when his two young children are diagnosed with Pompe disease—a condition that prevents the body from breaking down sugar. With the support of his wife, John ditches his career and teams with unconventional specialist, Dr. Robert Stonehill to found a bio-tech company and develop a cure in time to save the lives of his children. As Dr. Stonehill works tirelessly to prove the theories that made him the black sheep of the medical community, a powerful bond is forged between the two unlikely allies.