Oscar And Lucinda Script

Script by:Laura Jones (Screenplay)
Directed by:Gillian Armstrong
Year:1997

Plot:After a childhood of abuse by his evangelistic father, misfit Oscar Hopkins becomes an Anglican minister and develops a divine obsession with gambling. Lucinda Leplastrier is a rich Australian heiress shopping in London for materials for her newly acquired glass factory back home. Deciding to travel to Australia as a missionary, Oscar meets Lucinda aboard ship, and a mutual obsession blossoms. They make a wager that will alter each of their destinies.
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A Thousand Acres Script

Script by:Jane Smiley (Novel), Laura Jones (Screenplay)
Directed by:Jocelyn Moorhouse
Year:1997

Plot:A THOUSAND ACRES is a drama about an American family who meets with tragedy on their land. It is the story of a father, his daughters, and their husbands, and their passion to subdue the history of their land and its stories.
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Angela’s Ashes Script

Script by:Frank McCourt (Novel), Laura Jones (Screenplay)
Directed by:Alan Parker
Year:1999

Plot:Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film opens with the family in Brooklyn, but following the death of one of Frankie's siblings, they return home, only to find the situation there even worse. Prejudice against Frankie's Northern Irish father makes his search for employment in the Republic difficult despite his having fought for the IRA, and when he does find money, he spends the money on drink.
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Possession Script

Script by:David Henry Hwang (Screenstory), Laura Jones (Screenplay), Neil LaBute (Screenplay)
Directed by:Neil LaBute
Year:2002

Plot:Maud Bailey, a brilliant English academic, is researching the life and work of poet Christabel La Motte. Roland Michell is an American scholar in London to study Randolph Henry Ash, now best-known for a collection of poems dedicated to his wife. When Maud and Roland discover a cache of love letters that appear to be from Ash to La Motte, they follow a trail of clues across England, echoing the journey of the couple over a century earlier.
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