Magnolia: The Shooting Script

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Newmarket Press, Jan 1, 2000 - Fiction - 212 pages
There are stories of coincidence and chance and intersections and strange things told. There is the story of a Father, the Young Wife, his Lost Son, the Caretaker, the Boy Genius, his Father, the Game Show Host, the Daughter, the Mother, the Ex-Boy Genius, and the Police Officer in Love.

This is a story set in the San Fernando Valley on a day full of rain with no clouds.

This is a story about family relationships and bonds that have been broken and need to be mended in one day.

The Father (Jason Robards)

His Young Wife (Julianne Moore)

His Lost Son (Tom Cruise)

The Caretaker (Philip Seymour Hoffman)

The Boy Genius (Jeremy Blackman)

His Father (Michael Bowen)

The Game Show Host (Philip Baker Hall)

The Daughter (Melora Walters)

The Mother (Melinda Dillon)

The Ex-Boy Genius (William H. Macy)

The Police Officer in Love (John C. Reilly)

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Paul Thomas Anderson wrote and directed the movies "Boogie Nights" and "Magnolia," both of which were nominated for numerous awards, including Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay. He also won the Best Director prize at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival for his film "Punch Drunk Love,"

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