Little Miss Sunshine: The Shooting Script

Overview

Here is the official screenplay book tie-in to the uproarious American family road comedy. Brazenly satirical yet deeply human, Little Miss Sunshine introduces audiences to one of the most endearingly fractured families in recent cinema history. Meet the Hoovers, a motley six-member family who treks from Albuquerque to Redondo Beach, California, to fulfill the deepest wish of seven-year-old Olive, an ordinary little girl with big dreams.

Starring Greg Kinnear, Toni Collette, ...

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Overview

Here is the official screenplay book tie-in to the uproarious American family road comedy. Brazenly satirical yet deeply human, Little Miss Sunshine introduces audiences to one of the most endearingly fractured families in recent cinema history. Meet the Hoovers, a motley six-member family who treks from Albuquerque to Redondo Beach, California, to fulfill the deepest wish of seven-year-old Olive, an ordinary little girl with big dreams.

Starring Greg Kinnear, Toni Collette, Steve Carell, Abigail Breslin, Paul Dano, and Alan Arkin, the film strikes a nerve with everyone who's ever been awestruck by how their muddled families seem to make it after all. On the way the family must deal with crushed dreams, heartbreak, and a broken-down VW bus, leading up to the surreal Little Miss Sunshine competition itself. On their travels through this bizarrely funny landscape, the Hoovers learn to trust and support each other along the path of life, no matter what the challenge.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557047700
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/6/2007
  • Series: Newmarket Shooting Script Series
  • Pages: 156
  • Sales rank: 778,212
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Arndt, the screenwriter, lives in New York City. Little Miss Sunshine is his first produced screenplay.

Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris make their feature film directorial debut with Little Miss Sunshine. The married team has already built an impressive body of innovative projects as directors and producers in a variety of mediums, collaborating together on over 75 projects in film, television, commercials, and music videos.

Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris make their feature film directorial debut with Little Miss Sunshine. The married team has already built an impressive body of innovative projects as directors and producers in a variety of mediums, collaborating together on over 75 projects in film, television, commercials, and music videos.

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