Falling from Grace Script

Script by:Larry McMurtry (Screenplay)
Directed by:John Mellencamp
Year:1992

Plot:Rock singer John Mellencamp makes his screen and directorial debut in this story by "Lonesome Dove" author, Larry McMurtry. The story, not too separated from Mellencamp's real life, finds him as a country music star whose meanderings and philandering has thrown his life into turmoil. Returning to his native Indiana to try to reestablish a normal life. Instead he takes up with an old lover (Lenz), ignoring his loving wife (Hemingway), and duplicating the lifestyle of his womanizing father (Akins).
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Brokeback Mountain Script

Script by:Annie Proulx (Novel), Larry McMurtry (Screenplay), Diana Ossana (Screenplay), Annie Proulx (Screenplay)
Directed by:Ang Lee
Year:2005

Plot:Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
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The Last Picture Show Script

Script by:Larry McMurtry (Screenplay)
Directed by:Peter Bogdanovich
Year:1971

Plot:High school seniors and best friends, Sonny and Duane, live in a dying Texas town. The handsome Duane is dating local beauty, Jacy, while Sonny is having an affair with the coach's wife, Ruth. As graduation nears, both boys contemplate their futures. While Duane eyes the army and Sonny takes over a local business, each boy struggles to figure out if he can escape this dead-end town and build a better life somewhere else.
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Terms of Endearment Script

Script by:James L. Brooks (Screenplay), Larry McMurtry (Novel)
Directed by:James L. Brooks
Year:1983

Plot:Aurora and her daughter, Emma march to the beat of different drums. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be.
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