Just when your virtual bookshelf is reaching capacity with award-contending screenplays, Fox Searchlight has released five new screenplays for your consideration: Brooklyn, Youth, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, Mistress America, and Far from the Madding Crowd.
Before diving into the screenplay links, let's take a look at the trailers for each film.
Here's the trailer for Brooklyn, the story of a young Irish immigrant and her journey to the eponymous borough where she finds love but also must deal with her past:
Youth follows the story of a retired composer and conductor who goes on vacation in the Swiss Alps with his daughter and his old friend. Together, the friends find themselves reflecting on their lives and what is meaningful to them. Here's the trailer:
Winner of both the Grand Jury Prize and Audience award at Sundance 2015, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl tells the story high school senior Greg who has avoided deep friendships to protect his emotions with the exception of his best friend and fellow filmmaker Earl, an unlikely pairing to say the least. Greg's mother makes him hang out with Rachel because she has been diagnosed with cancer, and what starts as a chore for both of them turns into something that transcends friendship. Here's the trailer:
In Mistress America, the second collaboration between Noan Baumbach and Greta Gerwig, college freshman Tracy reaches out to her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke just to find a friend in New York City, then gets wisked away by Brooke and her crazy adventures. Check out the trailer:
Finally, adapted from Thomas Hardy's novel, Far from the Madding Crowd tells the tale of Bathsheba Everdene and the struggles of her heart as she finds herself to be the romantic interest of three very different men. Here's the trailer:
Thanks to Fox Searchlight Pictures, here are the links to the screenplays:
- Brooklyn, screenplay by Nick Hornby, based on the book by Colm Toibin
- Youth, written by Paolo Sorrentino
- Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, screenplay by Jesse Andrews, based on his novel
- Mistress America, written by Noah Baumbach & Greta Gerwig
- Far from the Madding Crowd, screenplay by David Nicholls, based on the novel by Thomas Hardy
If you missed our earlier posts about screenplays available for free, legal download this awards season, check them out here. Titles include:
- Bridge of Spies
- Inside Out
- Woman in Gold
- 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.
We'll post more screenplay links as they become available, so keep checking back.