Elizabethtown (Screenplay) by Cameron Crowe; 1 edition; First published in Cameron Crowe Screenplays, Cameron Crowe, Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous, Say Anything. SHARES . Elizabethtown (). Elizabethtown has 43 ratings and 3 reviews. XxXviciously said: its The screenplay to the latest film from the Oscar-winning writer/ director of Jerry Maguire and.

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Before moving into the film industry, Crowe was contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine, for which he still frequently writes.

This book also has an excerpt from Cameron Crowe’s diary from his making of the film which is a great little read for anyone in the biz. Drew has the heart of Jack Lemmon epizabethtown, on a good day, the elegance and style of a young Cary Grant. To ask other readers questions about Elizabethtownplease sign up.

There’s nothing wasted in her acting.

Elizabethtown by Cameron Crowe

Djrmel rated it it was ok Apr 04, Books by Cameron Crowe. Angi rated it really liked it Jan 08, Learning the hard way the cost of success, Drew Baylor has just engineered an extraordinary fiasco: After eight years spent on what should have been a revolutionary design, the shoes have hit the market like a bomb, truckload after truckload returned to the company for refund.

Maybe you have to walk a little in the shoes of Drew to care about his scrreenplay. My goal laughter was to make screenolay type of film that my father liked best, one that could achieve genuine emotion but always with humor close to at hand.


The tone he sets is a very safe atmosphere and everybody is supportive. Even with pictures attached.

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Sharyn O’leary rated it it was ok Jul 25, Maybe you have to have been to Kentucky. Brant Chesser rated it liked it Jul 11, Suddenly the laughingstock of the industry, dumped by his boss and his girl, things can’t seem to get worse–until Drew gets word of his father’s death.

Maybe you have to scgeenplay music like Cameron Crowe to appreciate the soundtrack. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Maybe elizabethrown have to lose your dad and help your family grieve. Julia Berglund rated it really liked it Feb 12, Paperbackpages.

Preview — Elizabethtown by Cameron Crowe. Annie rated it liked it Jun 12, Rhonda Rae Baker rated it really liked it Feb 05, Weng Cahiles rated it liked it Aug 26, I get that there is some legit criticism to stick to this screenplay. It has been decided that Drew must go to Elizabethtown, Kentucky, and bring his father home to Oregon.

I often write about these characters because they’re heroes to me.

Jun 02, Sovotchka rated it liked it Shelves: Cleo rated it it was amazing Dec 16, Crowe has made his mark with character-driven, personal films that have been generally hailed as refreshingly original and void of cynicism. Taken together, the challenge is to make them all deep enough and not just skim them. After this, he was given a green light to go ahead with a pet project, the autobiographical effort Almost Famous. A befuddled Drew is befriended on the airplane by csreenplay enthusiastic elizabeghtown, Claire Colburn, who intrudes upon his reminiscences in her efforts to connect with this interesting passenger.


Even his girlfriend, another Mercury employee, turns her back on Drew, opting for the greener pastures of a new hire. Sam rated it it was amazing Jun 11, Friends and editors said, It felt like you were writing about screenpllay life too.

I always liked the idea of telling a story populated with failure and elizabethtwn, but in the middle of it is a person who exists only for love. Even the books I loved growing up were rarely first-person stories. Elizabethtown by Cameron Crowe. You have to have had some big first-hand losses or failures? With his mother grief-stricken and his sister needed by her side, Drew must travel to his father’s provincial hometown of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, to attend the memorial on his family’s behalf.

Louisa rated it liked it May 20, I loved it and saw it before I read the screenplay. Refresh and try again.

When it clicks, it’s downright poignant. That is until eight years of development–including a research and promotion outlay equal to the operating costs of a small nation–went up in smoke as the extensively hyped and highly anticipated Spasmotica premiered to colossal failure.