City of Joy Script

Script by:Dominique LaPierre (Writer), Mark Medoff (Screenplay)
Directed by:Roland Joffé

Plot:Max Lowe is a Houston surgeon who has grown weary of the bureaucracy of American medicine. When he loses a patient on the operating table, Max impulsively decides to leave America and travel to India in the hope of finding himself. Not long after he arrives in Calcutta, Max is attacked by a group of thugs and left without money or a passport.

The Scarlet Letter Script

Script by:Nathaniel Hawthorne (Novel), Douglas Day Stewart (Screenplay)
Directed by:Roland Joffé

Plot:Set in puritanical Boston in the mid 1600s, the story of seamstress Hester Prynne, who is outcast after she becomes pregnant by a respected reverend. She refuses to divulge the name of the father, is "convicted" of adultery and forced to wear a scarlet "A" until an Indian attack unites the Puritans and leads to a reevaluation of their laws and morals.