Six Essential Films With Truly Great Writing

Marc Lapadula – Yale University

You don’t need to be an aspiring screenwriter to notice and appreciate extremely good screenplays. And there are many memorable films whose narrative construction, character development, and solid plotlines make them especially memorable. In this memorable first-time-ever presentation Yale Film Professor Marc Lapadula will show and discuss clips from 6 of them to illustrate what makes them so great:

SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS, GENTLEMAN’S AGREEMENT, HEAVEN CAN WAIT, RAIN MAN, A FEW GOOD MEN, THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA