Fishpond Gift Vouchers - Let them choose!

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Me and You and "Memento" and "Fargo"
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The Ambivalent Protagonist - Stranger Than Paradise; 2. The Passive Protagonist - Safe; 3. Shifting Protagonists - Fargo; 4. Multiple Plots and Subplots - Trust; 5. Shifting Goals and Plotlines - Gas Food Lodging; 6. Ensemble Structure - Me and You and Everyone We Know; 7. Flashback Structure - Reservoir Dogs; 8. Temporal Complexity - Elephant; 9. Puzzle Film - Memento; 10. Dream Logic - Mulholland Dr; 11. Free Association - Gummo; 12. Character-based Structure - Slacker; Conclusion.

About the Author

J. J. Murphy is Professor of Film Production and Film Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. He has been an independent filmmaker for nearly thirty-five years; his films have played at major international film festivals (New York, Edinburgh, Berlin, Florence, South Korea, Wellington, and Auckland) and have been screened at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Austrian Film Museum (Vienna), the Barbican Film Centre (London) and the Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris). He has taught film production and screenwriting for nearly thirty years.

Reviews

"With J.J. Murphy's insightful look at American independent screenwriting [in] "Me and You and 'Memento' and 'Fargo' How Independent Screenplays Work"...Murphy focuses on independent cinema in clear, engaging prose, tracking how a series of seminal independent features were developed and written and his case studies include scripts and films by Jim Jarmusch, Hal Hartley, Allison Anders, Miranda July, David Lynch and Gus Van Sant.

Kathryn Millard, "Journal of Screenwriting" 1, 2 (May 2010)

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Me and You and "Memento" and "Fargo": How Independent Screenplays Work on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top