True Romance

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Grove Press, 1995 - Drama - 133 pages
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True Romance, directed by Tony Scott, is a hilarious, twisted road movie about which Interview raved, "A pop-crazy, instant B classic with A clout". Alabama, a hooker, and Clarence, a comic-book store clerk, fall in love and hit the road in a purple Cadillac. They are going to Los Angeles to start a new life -- with a suitcase full of cocaine accidentally stolen from Alabama's defunct ex-pimp. Guided by the spirit of Elvis, Clarence attempts to sell the coke to a top Hollywood director, putting the young lovers in the middle of a standoff between the narcs and the Sicilian gangsters who rightfully own the cocaine.

This publication of Tarantino's first screenplay, written when he was still a video-store clerk, contains the original ending and Tarantino's "answers first, questions later" structure, both of which were altered by Scott.


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User Review  - Josh - Goodreads

First experience reading a screenplay, read for Sixth form to compare with Romeo and Juliet. Just what you would expect from Tarantino, violence and amazing witty dialogue that was a times laugh out loud, however I do not think I enjoyed this as much as some of his other films that I have seen. Read full review

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User Review  - Petra Schuller - Goodreads

its...alright... short read, only few pages literally... Read full review

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Quentin Tarantino is the award-winning writer-director of several highly acclaimed films, including Reservoir Dogs, Jackie Brown, and Pulp Fiction. He lives in New York and Los Angeles.

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