I Heart Huckabees: The Shooting Script
The eagerly awaited film from the director of Three Kings, an "existential comedy" starring Dustin Hoffman, Isabelle Huppert, Jude Law, Jason Schwartzman, Lily Tomlin, Mark Wahlberg, and Naomi Watts.
Albert Markovski (Jason Schwartzman), head of the Open Spaces Coalition, has been experiencing an alarming series of coincidences, the meaning of which escapes him. With the help of two Existential Detectives, Bernard and Vivian Jaffe (Dustin Hoffman and Lily Tomlin), Albert examines his life, his relationships, and his conflict with Brad Stand (Jude Law), an executive climbing the corporate ladder at Huckabees, a popular chain of retail superstores.
When Brad also hires the detectives, they dig deep into his seemingly perfect life and his relationship with his spokesmodel girlfriend, the voice of Huckabees, Dawn Campbell (Naomi Watts). Albert pairs up with rebel firefighter Tommy Corn (Mark Wahlberg) to take matters into their own hands under the guidance of the Jaffes' nemesis, the French radical Caterine Vauban (Isabelle Huppert).
The Newmarket Shooting Script® book includes the complete original screenplay, a Q & A with director David O. Russell, film stills, and complete cast and crew credits.
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NIMIERI THE DOORMAN from afar. He wears his DOORMAN'S UNIFORM
watching kids play basketball in the driveway of a suburban ranch house. MR.
NIMIERI Hello, it is you, my goodness. ALBERT Yes, it is me. Albert. This is my
LOBBY OF HIGH-RISE BUILDING - DAY Albert sees Caterine run across the
lobby of this residential building, HAND A NOTE TO Mr. Nimieri, THE DOORMAN
AND DISAPPEAR INTO THE ELEVATOR. ALBERT (to Mr. Nimieri) What did she
Mr. Nimieri walks in. MR. NIMIERI (HOLDING NOTE) You asked me to come up
here? MRS. SILVER What does the doorman have to do with this? CATERINE
VAUBAN He was orphaned by civil war, you were orphaned by indifference. This
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