Shame (2011) Script

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Director:Steve McQueen
Written by:Steve McQueen (Writer), Abi Morgan (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Brandon is a New Yorker who shuns intimacy with women but feeds his desires with a compulsive addiction to sex. When his wayward younger sister moves into his apartment stirring memories of their shared painful past, Brandon's insular life spirals out of control.

Widows Script

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Director:Steve McQueen
Written by:Gillian Flynn (Screenplay), Steve McQueen (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A police shootout leaves four thieves dead during an explosive armed robbery attempt in Chicago. Their widows have nothing in common except a debt left behind by their spouses' criminal activities. Hoping to forge a future on their own terms, they join forces to pull off a heist.

12 Years a Slave Script

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Director:Steve McQueen
Written by:John Ridley (Screenplay), Solomon Northup (Novel)

Script Synopsis:In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.


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Director:Steve McQueen
Written by:Enda Walsh (Writer), Steve McQueen (Writer)

Script Synopsis:The story of Bobby Sands, the IRA member who led the 1981 hunger strike in which Republican prisoners tried to win political status. It dramatises events in the Maze prison in the six weeks prior to Sands’ death.