Spanglish

Spanglish

by James L. Brooks
     
 

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Here is the complete book on Spanglish, the fifth movie directedby James L. Brooks, the story of Flor (Sex and Lucia's Paz Vega)emigrating to Los Angeles from Mexico in hopes of finding abetter life for herself and her daughter. Hired by John andDeborah Clasky (Punch-Drunk Love's Adam Sandler and Flirtingwith Disaster's Téa Leoni)

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Here is the complete book on Spanglish, the fifth movie directedby James L. Brooks, the story of Flor (Sex and Lucia's Paz Vega)emigrating to Los Angeles from Mexico in hopes of finding abetter life for herself and her daughter. Hired by John andDeborah Clasky (Punch-Drunk Love's Adam Sandler and Flirtingwith Disaster's Téa Leoni) as their housekeeper, Flor contendswith the language barrier, clash of cultures, and the eccentricClaskys' way of life in this honest look at marriage, parenting,and devotion to family.

The Newmarket Shooting Script® book includes an insightfulintroduction by writer/director James L. Brooks, the completeoriginal screenplay, scene notes, an exclusive Q&A with Brookson his creative process, stills, and credits.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557046604
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Series:
Newmarket Shooting Script Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.06(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.49(d)

Meet the Author

James L. Brooks (writer/director/producer) has won threeAcademy Awards®, received eight Academy Award® nominations, andwon fifteen Emmy Awards® during his long and prolific career. Hehelped create such landmark TV hits as Taxi, The Mary Tyler MooreShow, and The Simpsons. In addition to the highly acclaimed filmsTerms of Endearment and Broadcast News, Brooks co-wrote, produced,and directed As Good As It Gets, which was nominated for sevenAcademy Awards®, including Best Picture.

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