Hedges calls Pieces of April "probably the purest experience I may ever get to have in the movie business," and this book serves as a compact tribute to that experience.
Hedges calls Pieces of April "probably the purest experience I may ever get to have in the movie business," and this book serves as a compact tribute to that experience. A family reunion comedy that sparkles with acerbic wit, original characters and genuine heart.
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Also featured is an insightful conversation with Hedges on his acting, playwriting, and film career.
Pieces of April is a 2003 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Peter Hedges. The film follows April (Holmes), as she attempts to prepare a Thanksgiving dinner for her estranged family.
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Synopsis: In a very poor zone of New York, April Burns and her boyfriend, the Afro-American Bobby, are preparing to receive April's family for thanksgiving dinner
Synopsis: In a very poor zone of New York, April Burns and her boyfriend, the Afro-American Bobby, are preparing to receive April's family for thanksgiving dinner. While Bobby tries to borrow a suit for himself, April realizes that her stove is broken. She tries desperately to find a neighbor that can let her cook the turkey, since she does not want to fail (again) with her family. Meanwhile, in a suburb of Pennsylvania, her dysfunctional family is preparing to travel to New York.
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Peter Hedges at the Austin Film Festival, Oc. You may not recall Peter Hedges' name, but you've almost certainly heard of his work.
Peter Hedges at the Austin Film Festival, Oct. 11 (Photo By John Anderson). He penned the screenplay for his first novel, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, for director Lasse Hallström, netting an Oscar nomination for Leonardo DiCaprio in the process.
Written over a period of three years, picked upand shut down three times before it wasfinally "greenlit," Pieces of April became aSundance Film Festival 2003 favorite, capturingthe attention of critics, festival moviegoers, and arecord sale to distributor United Artists. Markingthe directorial debut of Oscar®-nominatedscreenwriter and novelist Peter Hedges, the moviestars Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, and DerekLuke, with Sean Hayes and Oliver Platt.
A poignant and funny film about a day in thelife of a family trying to create new memoriesand make peace with the old, the acclaimed,independent film was shot in 16 days, mainly inNew York City's Lower East Side. The story centerson 21-year-old April Burns, who has neverbeen on good terms with her mother and is convincedby her boyfriend to host the familyThanksgiving dinner. While April discovers heroven is broken and seeks neighbors to help, theBurns family drives toward the city recountingApril's failures. Although his wife persists inundermining his plans, April's father is determinedto create a bonding experience for thefamily, including April's perfect-daughter sister,younger brother, and forgetful grandmother.
In the esteemed Newmarket ShootingScript® Series format, Hedges includes an introductionand scene notes, written exclusively forthis edition, as well as the complete shootingscript, his original opening of the screenplay, stills,and cast and crew credits. Also featured is aninsightful conversation with Hedges on his acting,playwriting, and film career.
Author: Peter Hedges
Subcategory: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Publisher: Newmarket Press; First Trade Paper Edition edition (September 8, 2003)
Pages: 160 pages
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