Rushmore is the second work from the team of Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson following the success of their debut screenplay and film Bottle Rocket.

Author: Wes Anderson

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780571200122

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 137

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Rushmore is the second work from the team of Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson following the success of their debut screenplay and film Bottle Rocket. It is a refreshingly offbeat comedy about young Max Fish, a precocious pupil at a conservative private school. He is a live wire, a teenager full of madcap entrepreneurial schemes that usually in failure. His personal life becomes similarly complicated when he falls for his elegant teacher, Rosemary Cross, and finds himself vying for her favor with Herman Blume-who is portrayed in the film by Bill Murray-the wealthy father of two of his classmates. Max ultimately proves himself a figure of some tenacity as he negotiates the minefield of love, desire, and adolescence.At the Toronto Film Festival, Screen International called Rushmore "a real charmer filled with surprise twists and emotions that avoid sentimentality . . . A little gem."

Wes Anderson

INTRODUCTION 1. Rushmore screenplay, Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson,
Faber & Faber, 1999 2. Bottle Rocket Blu-ray, Criterion Collection, 4 December
2017 3. Close-ups: Wes Anderson, Sophie Monks Kaufman, William Collins,
2018 4.

Author: Ian Nathan

Publisher: White Lion Publishing

ISBN: 9780711256002

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 256

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The definitive reference for all Wes Anderson fans. Loaded with rich imagery and detailed analysis of his incredible films – including the classics The Grand Budapest Hotel, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums and Moonrise Kingdom as well as Anderson's highly anticipated new releaseThe French Dispatch – this is the first book to feature all of Wes Anderson's movies in a single volume. Acclaimed film journalist Ian Nathan provides an intelligent and thoughtful examination of the work of one of contemporary film’s greatest visionaries, charting the themes, visuals, and narratives that have come to define Anderson’s work and contributed to his films an idiosyncratic character that's adored by his loyal fans. From Anderson’s regular cast members – including Bill Murray and Owen Wilson – to his instantly recognisable aesthetic, recurring motifs and his scriptwriting processes, this in-depth collection will reveal how Wes Anderson became one of modern cinema’s most esteemed and influential directors. Presented in a slipcase with 8-page gatefold section, this stunning package will delight all Wes Anderson devotees and movie lovers in general.


Max Fischer (Schwartzman), an eccentric 15-year-old, is a scholarship student at Rushmore Academy, a private school in Houston. He is both Rushmore's most extracurricularly active and least scholarly student.

Author: Jeannette Rupert


ISBN: 9798652156145


Page: 144

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Max Fischer (Schwartzman), an eccentric 15-year-old, is a scholarship student at Rushmore Academy, a private school in Houston. He is both Rushmore's most extracurricularly active and least scholarly student. He spends nearly all of his time on elaborate extracurricular activities, dramatically affecting his grades. He also has a feud with the school's headmaster, Dr. Guggenheim. At a school assembly, Max meets Herman Blume (Murray), a disillusioned industrialist who finds his operation of a multimillion-dollar company to be tedious. He is upset that his marriage is failing and the two sons he's putting through Rushmore are impolite and obnoxious brats spoiled by their mother. Herman comes to like Max, and the two become good friends. Max is impressed by Herman's success, while Herman is interested in Max's confident persona. Max also develops an obsession with Rosemary Cross (Williams), a widowed teacher who arrives at Rushmore as a new first grade instructor. She joined Rushmore after the death of her husband, who was a former student. While she initially tolerates Max and his attempts to pursue her, Rosemary becomes increasingly worried by his obvious infatuation. Along the way, Blume attempts to convince Max that Rosemary is not worth the trouble, only to fall for Rosemary himself. The two begin dating without Max's knowledge.

The Cinema of Wes Anderson

... Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained). 9 In his introduction to the Rushmore
screenplay, Anderson recounts the story of the day he had a private screening of
the film for Pauline Kael, fulfilling a childhood dream of his (he and Owen Wilson

Author: Whitney Crothers Dilley

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231543200

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 224

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Wes Anderson is considered one of the most important directors of the post-Baby Boom generation, making films such as Rushmore (1998) and The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) in a style so distinctive that his films are often recognizable from a single frame. Through the travelogue The Darjeeling Limited (2007) and the stop-motion animation of Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), his films examine issues of gender, race, and class through dysfunctional family dynamics, with particular focus on masculinity and male bonding. Anderson's auteur status is enriched by his fascination with Truffaut and the French New Wave, as well as his authorship of every one of his screenplays, drawing on influences as diverse as Mark Twain, J. D. Salinger, Roald Dahl, and Stefan Zweig. Works such as Moonrise Kingdom (2012) and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) continue to fascinate with their postmodern, hyper-nostalgic attention to detail. This book explores the filmic and literary influences that have helped make Anderson a major voice in 21st century "indie" culture, and reveals why Wes Anderson is one of the most inventive filmmakers working in cinema today.

Screenwriters Masterclass

Where did the idea for Rushmore come from? You described itas 'being
interested in characters whose ambitions were completely outof proportion to
what theycould realize'. I wanted todo a school movie for a long time. When I
applied to film ...

Author: Kevin Conroy Scott

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 9780571261581

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 416

View: 155


The secret of writing a successful screenplay is sought after by ever-growing numbers of scribes and enthusiasts. Screenwriters' Masterclass offers state-of-the-art advice in that line, through interviews with nineteen of the leading scriptwriters of our day whose insights are invaluable to any aspirant. Each interview guides the reader entertainingly through the creation process of the film; how the writer handled the painstaking process of creating a three-dimensional world out of their imagination; what worked - and what didn't - in the finished film; and, most importantly, why that was so. In the process, each interview is a valuable case history, offering film buffs an uncommon glimpse behind the scenes of cinema: from Oscar-winner Ted Tally, recounting life on-set with Jodie Foster and Hannibal the Cannibal on The Silence of the Lambs, to Robert Wade and Neil Purvis coming up with new ways for James Bond to Die Another Day. Represented alongside the Hollywood pros are the leading screenwriters from the US independent and European scenes, including some of the most inspiring new talents in film: from Carlos Cuarn (Y Tu Mam Tambin) and Chris Weitz (About a Boy) to Wes Anderson (Rushmore) and Alex Garland (28 Days Later).

Americathon The Skits Behind the Screenplay

He packs the show with endless ventriloquists and hires Monty Rushmore (
Harvey Korman), the cross-dressing star of the popular sitcom Both Mother and
Father, as host, because he's certain that the drug-addicted Rushmore will self-
destruct ...

Author: Phil Proctor

Publisher: BearManor Media


Category: Performing Arts

Page: 94

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Phil Proctor, co-founder of the legendary, surrealist comedy group, the thrice Grammy-nominated Firesign Theatre, in cahoots with Peter Bergman, Phil Austin and David Ossman, helped to create the most revolutionary comedy recordings ever made. Over a 50-year career, starting in the ‘60s and ending with them all in their 70s, they predicted reality TV, hackers, computer viruses, virtual reality, the fall of the Soviet Union, 9/11 and much more still to come. But during a breather in the Firesign career, Phil joined up with Pete to launch Proctor & Bergman on a crazy ride that took them on the road through the hip back pockets of the U.S. including Hawaii and even Canada with their own brand of surreal silliness, resulting in radio series, three records: TV or Not TV, Give Us a Break and What This Country Needs, and films including the cult hit J-Men Forever, and the topic of this story: Americathon. It started as Gothamathon, a cabaret skit that soon evolved into The Americathon, hosted by Bergman as the manic Jerry Jerry, and me as everyone else, designed to raise money to pay off the national debt. When Director Neal Israel, on the road to promote his hit, Tunnelvision (in which I have a fun role), caught our act in Boston – well, you’ll have to buy the book to learn “the rest of the story.” I’m sure you’ll enjoy it, and only wish that Peter was still here to relive these crazy daze. I dedicate this book to him.

Screenwriting For Dummies

Characters in her screenplays share intimate information with strangers because
it's easier than sharing it with friends. ... Industry credits: ✓ Bottle Rocket (1996)
Rushmore (1998) ✓ The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) ✓ The Life Aquatic with ...

Author: Laura Schellhardt

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118052624

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 360

View: 124


Write a great script and get it into the hands of the Hollywood players! So you want to be a screenwriter? Whether you want to write a feature film or a TV script or adapt your favorite book, this friendly guide gives you expert advice in everything from creating your story and developing memorable characters to formatting your script and selling it to the studios. You get savvy industry tips and strategies for getting your screenplay noticed! The screenwriting process from A to Z -- from developing a concept and thinking visually to plotline, conflicts, pacing, and the conclusion Craft living, breathing characters -- from creating the backstory to letting your characters speak to balancing dialogue with action Turn your story into a script -- from developing an outline and getting over writer's block to formatting your screenplay and handling rewrites Prepare for Hollywood -- from understanding the players and setting your expectations to polishing your copy and protecting your work Sell your script to the industry -- from preparing your pitch and finding an agent to meeting with executives and making a deal Open the book and find: The latest on the biz, from entertainment blogs to top agents to box office jargon New story examples from recently released films Tips on character development, a story's time clock, dramatic structure, and dialogue New details on developing the nontraditional screenplay -- from musicals to animation to high dramatic style Expanded information on adaptation and collaboration, with examples from successful screenwriting duos


Jacqueline Rose . New York : W. W. Norton , 1982. 27-57 . Rushmore .
Screenplay by Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson . Dir . Wes Anderson . 1998.
DVD . Criterion , 1999 . Westover , Jeff . “ Handing Over Power in James's What
Maisie Knew .



ISBN: MINN:31951P00957509L

Category: Electronic journals


View: 376


Daniel Blum s Screen World

THE CHOPPERS ( Fairway ) Producer , Arch Hall ; Director , Leigh Jason ;
Screenplay , Arch Hall : A Rushmore Production . February release . CAST : Arch
Hall , Jr . , Marianne Gaba , Robert Padget , Tom Brown , Rex Holman , Mickey
Hoyle ...



ISBN: IND:30000053699256

Category: Motion pictures


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Screen World

Joel Swetow ( Brown ) , Toru Tanaka ( Rushmore ) , Patrick Labyorteaux ( Fester
) , Race Nelson ( Marcus ) , D . J ... W . Cort ; Director , Allan Moyle ; Screenplay ,
Grace Cary Bickley ; Photography , Charles Minsky ; Editors , Janice Hampton ...

Author: John A. Willis


ISBN: UOM:39015068878266

Category: Motion pictures

Page: 269

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At Mt . Rushmore , the scene of the film ' s climax , he recorded charges for
Polaroid film used to photograph the monument . ... Accounting of Expenses ” not
only suggests the importance of geography to a screenplay but speaks of a
tightfisted ...



ISBN: UOM:39015081559687

Category: Autographs


View: 814


Current Biography Yearbook 2002

In their next collaboration, Anderson and Owen Wilson wrote the script for
Rushmore, about a ner- dy 15-year-old prep-school student, Max, who gets
involved in an unheard-of number of clubs and other extracurricular activities; he
also ...

Author: H.W. Wilson

Publisher: Hw Wilson Company

ISBN: 0824210263

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 671

View: 663


Compiles detailed biographical sketches of contemporary leaders in such areas as entertainment, government, sports, art, literature, and science

The Screenplay s the Thing

... the United Nations and Mount Rushmore in North by Northwest — is a vintage
Hitchcock device , and Polanski makes very effective use of it . What , for all these
Hitchcockian borrowings , makes Polanski ' s vision distinct from Hitchcock ' s ?

Author: Bruce Bawer

Publisher: Hamden, Conn. : Archon Books

ISBN: UOM:39015025183107

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 298

View: 961


84 movies from the late '80s are reviewed by critic Bruce Bawer.

Real Screenwriting

To convince Vandamm that “ Kaplan ” is no longer a threat , the Professor stages
Thornhill's “ death ” at Mt. Rushmore by having Eve shoot him with blanks .
Thornhill and Eve meet afterwards and confess their love for each other — but
Eve ...

Author: Ron Suppa

Publisher: Course Technology

ISBN: STANFORD:36105114533263

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 409

View: 619


This book covers the field of screenwriting in an enthusiastic, passionate, optimistic, but also (at times painfully) honest voice that cuts to the chase of the business of writing a screenplay. It also will cover areas that have only been marginally treated elsewhere -- such as the ins, outs, and hot tips on the art of pitching, developing contacts both in and out of Los Angeles and New York, using publicity to build your profile, the possibilities, pitfalls, and practical advantages to producing and/or directing it yourself, etc. It will use personal stories, anecdotes, and lessons learned as well as using topical and classic movie scripts to illustrate points of the art, craft, and business.

Analysis of Processes Involved in Screenwriting

As Demonstrated in Screenplays by Ernest Lehman Sharon Sue Rountree
Hollenback ... possible protagonists , innumerabie scene breakdowns , train
sequence details , possible Mount Rushmore scenes , and probable encounters
to define ...

Author: Sharon Sue Rountree Hollenback


ISBN: UOM:39015008152830

Category: Motion picture authorship


View: 399


The Film Encyclopedia 7th Edition

FILMS INCLUDE: As director/screenwriter except where noted—Bottle Rocket
1996; Rushmore (also ex-prod.) 1998; The Royal Tenenbaums (also prod.) 2001;
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (also prod.) 2004; The Squid and the Whale ...

Author: Ephraim Katz

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780062277114

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 1616

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Ephraim Katz's The Film Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive single-volume encyclopedia on film and is considered the undisputed bible of the film industry. Completely revised and updated, this seventh edition features more than 7,500 A–Z entries on the artistic, technical, and commercial aspects of moviemaking, including: Directors, producers, actors, screenwriters, and cinematographers; Styles, genres, and schools of filmmaking; Motion picture studios and film centers; Film-related organizations and events; Industry jargon and technical terms; Inventions, inventors, and equipment; Plus comprehensive listings of academy award–winning films And artists, top-grossing films, and much more!

Current Biography Yearbook

man ) , who attends Rushmore Academy , an exclu She enlisted the help of the
screenwriter Mitch sive prep school , on scholarship . Although his Glazer , one of
Murray's best friends , and Wes Angrades are subpar , Max loves the school and

Author: Maxine Block


ISBN: UOM:49015002942242

Category: Biography


View: 597


This Business of Screenwriting

How to Protect Yourself as a Screenwriter Ron Suppa. Thornhill and Eve ...
Thornhill manages to get Eve and the statue away , but they are pursued on foot
through the woods until they emerge on the top of Mt . Rushmore . Trying to climb

Author: Ron Suppa

Publisher: Lone Eagle Publishing Company, LLC

ISBN: UOM:39015048576634

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 201

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Provides practical tips for aspiring and experienced writers on the business surrounding screenwriting and television writing


It's the maturation of the independent film scene , " agreed actor / screenwriter /
producer Kit Carson , “ and yet that scene is ... Rushmore BEST SCREENPLAY :
Don Roos , The Opposite of Sex BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY : Darren Aronofsky .



ISBN: STANFORD:36105113344753

Category: Motion pictures


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