As if your virtual nightstand wasn't already overflowing with award-contending screenplays to read, The Weinstein Company has added three more to your pile with the screenplays for Carol, Woman in Gold, and Macbeth.
Before we get to the links for the screenplays, we'll take a look at the trailers for each film.
First, here's the trailer for Carol, directed by Todd Haynes from Phyllis Nagy's adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel The Price of Salt, a love story between two women despite the conventions and obstacles of their lives in the 1950s:
Video is no longer available: www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4z7Px68ywk
Next, let's look at the trailer for Woman in Gold, based on the true story of Maria Altmann, a Jewish woman who fled Austria in World War II, then sixty years later with the help of a young lawyer sets off to reclaim her family's stolen possessions, including Klimt’s famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I:
Video is no longer available: www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bx3KTGBEaI
Finally, Macbeth is the latest film adaptation (the lucky 13th for the big screen according to Wikipedia) of Shakespeare's tragedy about the consequences of political ambition. Here's the trailer:
Video is no longer available: www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyFAn5IaFS0
Here are the links to the screenplays, thanks to The Weinstein Company:
- Carol, screenplay by Phyllis Nagy, based on the book The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith
- Woman in Gold, written by Alexi Kaye Campbell
- Macbeth, screenplay by Jacob Koskoff & Todd Louiso and Michael Lesslie, based on the play by William Shakespeare
If you missed our earlier posts about screenplays available for free, legal download this awards season, check them out here. Titles include:
- The Diary of a Teenage Girl
- Infinitely Polar Bear
- The Lady in the Van
- Son of Saul
- Testament of Youth
- Ex Machina
- The End of the Tour
- While We're Young
- Mississippi Grind
- Slow West
- Straight Outta Compton
As always, please use these screenplays for educational purposes only, and don't wait to download the scripts as we never know when the distributors will take them off the Internet.
Stay tuned for more award-contending screenplays as they become available for your consideration.