SimplyScripts () Days of Summer screenplay | SimplyScriptsWeber, then directed by then-newcomer Marc Webb, Days of Summer made waves in for its quirky, uniquely structured approach to the romantic comedy genre. One that turned a cynical eye on modern romance through the exploration of fate, disillusionment, heartbreak, and most importantly, moving on. Ten years on, and the film remains something of a modern classic — especially within the confines of its own genre. His evening plays out in split-screen — one half depicting how Tom would like the night to go, and the other showcasing the disappointing reality. As the events of Days of Summer come full circle, Tom and a now-married Summer re-engage their earlier discussion on the connection between love and fate. With one key difference: perspective. With the preceding events of the film behind them, our two leads find their positions reversed.
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From Script to Screen: (500) Days of Summer
Why 30 screenplays in 30 days? Because whether you are a novice just starting to learn the craft of screenwriting or someone who has been writing for many years, you should be reading scripts. There is a certain type of knowledge and understanding about screenwriting you can only get from reading scripts, giving you an innate sense of pace, feel, tone, style, how to approach writing scenes, how create flow, and so forth. So each day this month, I will provide background on and access to a notable movie script. Today is Day 27 and the featured screenplay is for the movie Days of Summer. You may download a PDF of the script here. Tagline: Boy meets girl.
Weber — hosted by: Read Watch Write — in pdf format. Despite being physically average in almost every respect, Summer had always attracted the attention of men, Tom included. For Tom, it was love at first sight when she walked into the greeting card company where he worked, she the new administrative assistant. Soon, Tom knew that Summer was the woman with whom he wanted to spend the rest of his life. Although Summer did not believe in relationships or boyfriends — in her assertion, real life will always ultimately get in the way — Tom and Summer became more than just friends.