Thank You For Smoking: The Shooting Script

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HarperCollins, Jan 8, 2007 - Performing Arts - 112 pages
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A fiercely satirical look at today's culture of spin, this hilariousmovie portrays the chief spokesman for Big Tobacco, NickNaylor, as the hero. Nick makes his living defending the rightsof smokers and cigarette makers. Confronted by health zealotsout to ban tobacco and an opportunistic senator who wants toput "poison" labels on cigarette packs, Nick goes on a PRoffensive, spinning away the dangers of cigarettes while stilltrying to be a role model to his twelve-year-old son.

Thank You for Smoking features an all-star cast includingAaron Eckhart, Maria Bello, Cameron Bright, Adam Brody,Sam Elliott, Katie Holmes, David Koechner, Rob Lowe,William H. Macy, J. K. Simmons, and Robert Duvall.

This Newmarket Shooting Script® Book includes:

  • Introduction by Jason Reitman
  • Foreword by Christopher Buckley
  • Complete Shooting Script
  • Color still photographs
  • Cast and crew credits

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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 is an award-winning commercial director and was recently awarded U.S. Comedy Art's Breakthrough Director.

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