Juno: The Shooting Script

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Newmarket Press, Jan 2, 2008 - Performing Arts - 112 pages
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While most girls at Dancing Elk High School are updating their MySpace page or shopping at the mall, Juno is a whip-smart Minnesota teen living by her own rules. A typically boring afternoon becomes anything but when Juno decides to have sex with the charmingly unassuming Bleeker. Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, she and best friend Leah hatch a plan to find Juno's unborn baby the perfect set of parents courtesy of the local Penny Saver. They set their sights on Mark and Vanessa Loring, an affluent suburban couple longing to adopt their first child. Luckily, Juno has the support of her dad and stepmother. Juno's physical changes mirror her personal growth while the veneer of Mark and Vanessa's idyllic life starts to show signs of cracking. With a fearless intellect far removed from the usual teenage angst, Juno conquers her problems head-on, displaying a youthful exubernace both smart and unexpected.
The Newmarket Shooting Script Book includes an exclusive foreword by director Jason Reitman; exclusive introduction by Diablo Cody; complete shooting script; color photo section; and the complete cast and crew credits.

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2014/01/14 60min 7words: sixteen, girl, unexpected, test, suicide, Leah, found DQ: If you have something that you cannot or afraid to tell to your parents, What would you do? A: When I was small, I ... Read full review


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Diablo Cody penned her screenplay debut Juno while working as a phone sex operator/insurance adjuster in Minneapolis. She did not attend Harvard. She is the author of the infamous and critically acclaimed memoir Candy Girl:AYear in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper. She lives in Los Angeles.

Jason Reitman makes his feature film directorial debut with "Thank You for Smoking". The accomplished director of such award-winning shorts as "In God We Trust" and "Gulp", which screened in more than 100 film festivals worldwide, he previously directed television commercials and received honors from the Cannes commercial awards, the Addys, as well as the highly coveted One Show. Reitman lives in Los Angeles. Christopher Buckley is editor of "Forbes FYI" magazine and the author of eleven books, many of them national bestsellers, including "Thank You for Smoking". He is the winner of the distinguished ninth annual Thurber Prize for American Humor. Buckley lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife and two children and dog, Duck.

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