One of the most electric movies of 2022 was Everything Everywhere All At Once. Directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (Daniels) the film is an empathetic and hilarious sci-fi action adventure about an exhausted Chinese American woman (Michelle Yeoh) trying to sort out the IRS, her marriage, and her relationship with her daughter. Plus, insane assassins.
Yes, it's as fun as it sounds and as beautiful.
Now, you can read their screenplay and see the words they used to build this incredible world and craft characters you will not soon forget.
Read and Download the Everything Everywhere All At Once Screenplay
Charles Bramesco of The Guardian has said this movie is actually about the meaning of life. He elaborated, saying:
"The bagel of doom and its tightening grip on Evelyn's daughter lend themselves to the climactic declaration that there's nothing worse than submitting to the nihilism so trendy with the next generation. Our lone hope of recourse is to embrace all the love and beauty surrounding us, if only we're present enough to see it."
The New York Times called this film a "swirl of genre anarchy" because it contains elements of comedy, science fiction, fantasy, martial arts, animation, and drama.
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