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Summary

“Packed with war stories and savvy advice for beginning screenwriters.” (Larry Gross, Sscreenwriter, 48 hrs., Streets of Fire, True Crime)

Learn the inside thinking behind 23 highly successful, classic, low-budget movies and discover techniques for making a little go a long way. Includes in-depth interviews with screenwriters with such credits as the Academy Award®-nominated films You Can Count on Me, Metropolitan, and Capote - plus such classics as Repo Man, Re-Animator, Paris, Texas, Living in Oblivion, Suburbia, Hester Street, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, and Eve’s Bayou.

“Full of useful nuggets of information!” (Jonathan Lynn, director of Clue, My Cousin Vinny)

“This is one of those books you wish you’d read before you made your last film. Fortunately, you can read it before your next.” (Jeffrey Hatcher, screenwriter, Mr. Holmes, The Good Liar)

“A well-researched must-read for new screenwriters and filmmakers.” (D.B. Gilles, author of The Screenwriter Within)

©2009, 2020 John Gaspard (P)2020 John Gaspard

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