Aaron Sorkin The "West Wing" Scriptbook

ISBN 13: 9780752265285

The "West Wing" Scriptbook

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The West Wing has been named 'TV Show of the Year' by "Entertainment Weekly", and stars Stockard Channing, Dule Hill, Allison Janney, Rob Lowe, Janel Moloney, Richard Schiff, Martin Sheen, John Spencer, and Bradly Whitford. "The West Wing Script Book" is a unique volume containing six scripts from the television phenomenon - winner of 22 Emmy Awards, including "Outstanding Drama" Series. The show has also won the Producers Fuild Award, Directors Guild Award, Writers Guild Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe, Humanitas Prize and the Peabody Award.Now, for the first time, you can relive your favourite moments from these superlative scripts. This volume includes some of the most emotive and best-loved episodes from the first two series, including the Emmy Award winning "In the Shadow of Two Gunmen". Also featured is an exlusive interview with creator, writer and director Aaron Sorkin, who explains how this idea for a political drama show became one of the most successful of all time, despite being told that 'shows about politics don't work'. These scripts demonstrate TV at its best, and are a thing to treasure and savour, time and time again.'President Barlet...is the best world leader that never was. Then there's the writing, the reason that "The West Wing" is so good. Sometimes...the dialogue reaches such levels of perfection, I could weep' - "Evening Standard". 'With this wonderful political drama, the writer Aaron Sorkin has created a cast of "savvy political operatives" who you would not only wqnt to run the country, but wouldn't mind letting into your life. The sense of brilliant people behaving honourably cannot fail to be moving: in the George Dubya age, we need this more than ever' - "The Times".'When it's like this - fast, funny, moving and smart - "The West Wing" is about as good as TV gets' - "Mirror". 'The show remains one of TV's most satisfying hours, a savvy blend of great acting, whip-smart dialogue and grand gestures. If ever the time were ripe for a romantic saltue to the value of public service, now would seem to be it' - Robert Bianco, "USA Today". 'The TV show of the Year! Prime-time's snuggliest blanket in which to curl up, The West Wing is terrific and only getting better. Grade: A' - Ken Tucker, "Entertainment Weekly".

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Aaron Sorkin serves as creator, writer, and executive producer on The West Wing. He has won numerous awards for his TV work, and has also written the huge feature films The American President and A Few Good Men.

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'the hottest show on... TV' Mirror; 'smart and ruthlessly efficient' Independent; 'wise and witty... wonderful political drama...the sense of brilliant people behaving honourably cannot fail to be moving... we need this more than ever' The Times

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Editore: Channel 4 Books (2003)
ISBN 10: 0752265288 ISBN 13: 9780752265285
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Descrizione libro Channel 4 Books, 2003. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110752265288

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