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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BOY (LAUGHING COMPULSIVELY) That's so funny he pushed him! TURKISH
MAN Eet ees not funny. BOY'S MOTHER He laughs when he's scared.
BERNARD (HELPING BRAD) Are you all right? INT. VIVIAN'S OFFICE -
David: He's just a loose and funny guy with a towering intellect and years of
disciplined scholarship in many different languages, but he talks real loose and
grins a lot, with his glass eye looking off to one side. When he's talking about
Serious things are funny. The detectives can be funny while they ask you, "What
about infinity?" right now while you're at work. Lily's character is going to talk to
you about what you had for breakfast and what's happening with your job, and ...
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Maverick writer/director Russell (ThreeKings ) got mixed reviews for his unconventional comedy about existential detectives who set out to find the meaning of life for an environmental activist and a ... Read full review
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