Go Into The Story Script Reading & Analysis: “Mudbound”

The entire 6 part series delving into the critically acclaimed indie film.

This week, we have been reading, analyzing, and discussing the script and movie Mudbound, screenplay by Virgil Williams and Dee Rees, novel by Hillary Jordan.

IMDb plot summary: Two men return home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they struggle to deal with racism and adjusting to life after war.

Scene-By-Scene Breakdown
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Years ago, I came up with this mantra: Watch movies. Read scripts. Write pages. A link to my reflections on that here.

Cannot emphasize enough the importance of reading movie scripts.