Fargo (1996) Coen brothers | Roger Deakins
Dramatic construction with index cards. Each card = one minute of screen time, one script page.
“writing on each of them a minimal number of words that describe a step in the narrative… Important character interactions in a scene.” (Mackendrick p. 45)
what each main character in the scene wants. scene objective. how the story moves forward.
Script to read:
Fargo (Coen brothers)
On Film-making (Alexander Mackendrick)
Films to watch this week:
Article “five films that influenced the Coens’ classic” from BFI
Articles to read:
Essay or script:
500 words on Fargo or neo-noir script 3-5 pages (Saturday)
Book to read:
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. James Joyce.