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Script to screen: reading Paramount Vantage's award contenders


Screenplays for awards consideration have been offered for download by studios on websites at least since Fine Line offered Atom Egoyan’s The Sweet Hereafter in 1997, but Paramount Vantage is unusual in putting PDF files of its five 2007 potential year-end contenders on a public page. The titles include A Mighty Heart; Into the Wild; The Kite Runner and Margot at The Wedding. And if you follow the format of the four other URLs, you’ll find Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood.

5 Responses to “Script to screen: reading Paramount Vantage's award contenders”

  1. krkst28 says:

    Have they since taken the script for TWBB down? Could you post the direct link to the script?

  2. krkst28 says:

    NM, I’m dumb.

  3. jsnpritchett says:

    Well, apparently I’m dumb, too, because I can’t find it. Can you provide a link? Thanks!

  4. jsnpritchett says:

    Ah-ha. I got it, too, now. Didn’t realize that capitalization actually mattered…

  5. ellemurray says:

    Thanks for the heads up! Kite Runner should receive some well-deserved recognition come awards season!

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