06 October, 2006

Opening Weekend

The Departed

Thriller. A gang has a police informer and the police have a gang informer.

Writer: William Monahan (adapted from Siu Fai Mak/Felix Chong screenplay "Wu jian dao")
Director: Martin Scorsese

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The Devil Wears Prada

Comedy-drama. New employee comes up against the employer from hell in fashion world satire.

Writer: Aline Brosh McKenna (adapted from Lauren Weisberger's novel)
Director: David Frankel

Download Aline Brosh McKenna's Creative Screenwriting podcast interview

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Accepted

Comedy. University reject creates his own institute of higher learning.

Writer: Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Mark Perez
Director: Steve Pink

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Brothers Of The Head

Drama. Mock-documentary about conjoined-twin musicians

Writer: Tony Grisoni (adapted from Brian Aldiss'novel)
Director: Keith Fulton, Louis Pepe

Brian Aldiss article on his inspiration
Tony Grisoni interview

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The Plague

Drama. Four friends try to survive a manic weekender.

Writer: Greg Hall
Director: Greg Hall

Greg Hall interview 1
Greg Hall interview 2

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Man Push Cart

Drama. A modern day retelling of the Sisyphus myth as a bagel seller drags his cart around New York City

Writer: Ramin Bahrani
Director: Ramin Bahrani

Ramin Bahrani Interview 1
Ramin Bahrani Interview 2

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