Margot at the Wedding: The Shooting Script

Margot at the Wedding: The Shooting Script

by Noah Baumbach
     
 

Here is the official scriptbook of the critically acclaimednew movie written and directed by Noah Baumbach. In thisdrama/comedy, Margot (Nicole Kidman), a savagely bright,razor-tongued short-story writer who creates chaos wherevershe goes, sets off on a surprise journey to the weddingof her estranged and free-spirited sister Pauline (JenniferJason Leigh). Margot,

Overview

Here is the official scriptbook of the critically acclaimednew movie written and directed by Noah Baumbach. In thisdrama/comedy, Margot (Nicole Kidman), a savagely bright,razor-tongued short-story writer who creates chaos wherevershe goes, sets off on a surprise journey to the weddingof her estranged and free-spirited sister Pauline (JenniferJason Leigh). Margot, with her all-too-rapidly maturing sonClaude (Zane Pais) in tow, arrives with the gale force of ahurricane. From the minute she meets Pauline's fiancé—theunemployed artist Malcolm (Jack Black)—Margot starts toplant seeds of doubt about the union.

As the wedding approaches, one complication crashesinto the next: vengeful neighbors, a beloved tree in the backyard,and Margot's own marital turmoil.The two sisters findthemselves at the precipice of an unexpected transformationultimately revealing that even when your family is about toimplode, the one thing you can cling to for solace and comfortis your imploding family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557047939
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Series:
Newmarket Shooting Script Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Noah Baumbach (Writer/Director)was born and raised in Brooklyn, NewYork. He wrote and directed the filmsKicking and Screaming (1995) and Mr.Jealousy (1998). He also co-wrote TheLife Aquatic with SteveZissou (2004) and theupcoming The FantasticMr. Fox with WesAnderson. He is acontributor to TheNew Yorker magazine's"Shouts & Murmurs"department.

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