Wild Thing Script

Script by:John Sayles (Screenplay)
Directed by:Max Reid

Plot:A child witnesses drug dealers murder his parents. He escapes and grows up wild in the city's slums. Years later he emerges to help the residents of the area who are being terrorized by street gangs and drug dealers.

The Secret of Roan Inish Script

Script by:Rosalie K. Fry (Novel), John Sayles (Screenplay)
Directed by:John Sayles

Plot:10-year-old Fiona is sent to live with her grandparents in a small fishing village in Donegal, Ireland. She soon learns the local legend that an ancestor of hers married a Selkie - a seal who can turn into a human. Years earlier, her baby brother was washed out to sea and never seen again, so when Fiona spies a naked little boy on the abandoned Isle of Roan Inish, she is compelled to investigate..

Passion Fish Script

Script by:John Sayles (Writer)
Directed by:John Sayles

Plot:Soap actress May-Alice Culhane is paralyzed from the waist down in an accident. She returns to her old home in Louisiana, where she proceeds to drink quite steadily and to drive away five personal attendants in the first twenty minutes of the movie. Then she meets with Chantelle, whose stubbornness matches her own -- if only because Chantelle, herself a recovering cocaine addict, cannot afford to lose this job. Their mutual dislike gradually develops into an armed truce as the two women deal with their own problems and with each others'.

Lone Star Script

Script by:John Sayles (Writer)
Directed by:John Sayles

Plot:When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.

Lianna Script

Script by:John Sayles (Writer)
Directed by:John Sayles

Plot:A happily married woman comes to realize herself of being a repressed lesbian after she has an affair with a female college professor, and then tries to come to terms with her newfound lifestyle.

The Howling Script

Script by:Gary Brandner (Novel), Terence H. Winkless (Screenplay), John Sayles (Screenplay)
Directed by:Joe Dante

Plot:After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem.

City of Hope Script

Script by:John Sayles (Author)
Directed by:John Sayles

Plot:This gritty inner-city film by John Sayles follows various people living in a troubled New Jersey setting, most notably Nick Rinaldi (Vincent Spano), a disillusioned contractor who has been helped along his whole life by his wealthy father (Tony Lo Bianco). Other characters in this ensemble drama about urban conflict and corruption include Asteroid , an unstable homeless person, and Wynn (Joe Morton), an idealistic young politician.

Casa de los babys Script

Script by:John Sayles (Writer)
Directed by:John Sayles

Plot:A group of women, including Skipper, the wealthy young Jennifer and the domineering Nan, journey from the United States to South America in hopes of easily adopting children. Unfortunately, their plans are complicated by local laws that require the women to live in the foreign nation for an extended period before they can take in orphaned kids. While stuck in another country, the women bond as they share their aspirations and anxieties.