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Film Productions / Re: Ammonite
« Last post by MMSouth on Today at 09:07:09 AM »
Steve, yes the script had much more focus on the idea of Mary living on through her son James.  "In my end is my beginning."  I thought Lady Bird was pared down until it was almost minimalist.  I'm sure that was deliberate.  There was nothing superfluous, it was barely 90 minutes long. 
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Film Productions / Re: Ammonite
« Last post by Steve 7216 on February 20, 2019, 03:00:20 PM »
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BTW MM, were there any scenes of note from the script that didn't make it into the film?
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If you're referring to MQOS then the answer is heaps:
- Mary talking with servant who was her wet nurse as a baby
- Cecil & Dudley meeting with Elizabeth who is ill with the pox
- Wedding dance which most guests refuse to join
- Darnley attending mass without Mary
- Mary feigning illness so that the Four Maries can come to her, then writing a secret letter to Bothwell
- One of the Maries bribing a guard to send the letter
- Elizabeth training a pony which is juxtaposed with Mary giving birth
- Conspirators placing gunpowder in Darnley's residence
- Child James finding a dead bird in a fireplace, symbolic of Darnley's assassination
- Graffiti about Mary being scrubbed off castle wall
- Child James asking questions of his nanny, one of the Four Maries
- Preparations for battle, separately Moray, Mary & Knox
- Soldier in Mary's army dying on the battlefield, Mary looking grief stricken at her defeat
- Moray meeting child James after returning from defeating Mary
- Elizabeth talking to Cecil and trying on wigs before meeting Mary
- Sequence of Elizabeth growing older
- Adult James reading a letter from Elizabeth alluding to Mary's planned execution

It sounds like a few, brief scenes with James might have been effective given the fate of his mother.  I very much enjoyed all the deleted scenes in Brooklyn, and I recall another graveyard scene that packed an emotional charge.  In Ladybird, there was a still when she was consoling her first crush after he came clean about his sexuality that looked very powerful.  I wish they kept the entire, original scene without chopping it down.
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Film Productions / Re: Ammonite
« Last post by MMSouth on February 20, 2019, 10:19:48 AM »
Quote (Steve)
BTW MM, were there any scenes of note from the script that didn't make it into the film?
Unquote

If you're referring to MQOS then the answer is heaps:
- Mary talking with servant who was her wet nurse as a baby
- Cecil & Dudley meeting with Elizabeth who is ill with the pox
- Wedding dance which most guests refuse to join
- Darnley attending mass without Mary
- Mary feigning illness so that the Four Maries can come to her, then writing a secret letter to Bothwell
- One of the Maries bribing a guard to send the letter
- Elizabeth training a pony which is juxtaposed with Mary giving birth
- Conspirators placing gunpowder in Darnley's residence
- Child James finding a dead bird in a fireplace, symbolic of Darnley's assassination
- Graffiti about Mary being scrubbed off castle wall
- Child James asking questions of his nanny, one of the Four Maries
- Preparations for battle, separately Moray, Mary & Knox
- Soldier in Mary's army dying on the battlefield, Mary looking grief stricken at her defeat
- Moray meeting child James after returning from defeating Mary
- Elizabeth talking to Cecil and trying on wigs before meeting Mary
- Sequence of Elizabeth growing older
- Adult James reading a letter from Elizabeth alluding to Mary's planned execution
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Film Productions / Re: Ammonite
« Last post by Steve 7216 on February 19, 2019, 04:46:13 PM »
http://lyme-online.co.uk/news/lyme-regis/film-on-mary-anning-will-be-a-blockbuster-councillors-are-told/

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LYME Regis could be set for another tourism boom if a film starring Hollywood star Kate Winslet about the life of fossiller Mary Anning is a box-office hit.
News of the film, to be called ‘Ammonite’, was announced last year. It has been commissioned by The Irish Television & Film Network and the script has been inspired by the life of Lyme’s famous hunter.
Work is due to start in converting the lower part of Broad Street into the 1840s and on Wednesday, Eddy Pearce, location manager for the filmmakers, Ammonite Fossil Films Ltd, attended a meeting of Lyme Regis Town Council when the plans were discussed.
The film company will spend eight days filming in the Bell Cliff area, starting on Thursday on Monday, March 11. They will also spend one or two days filming at The Cobb and a day on Monmouth Beach at the end of March.
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It sounds to me like the kind of film that'll wrap fairy quickly and perhaps be ready for an art house release late this year.  The area looks to be a beautiful place to shoot.

BTW MM, were there any scenes of note from the script that didn't make it into the film?
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Film Productions / Re: Ammonite
« Last post by MMSouth on February 19, 2019, 10:23:31 AM »
http://lyme-online.co.uk/news/lyme-regis/film-on-mary-anning-will-be-a-blockbuster-councillors-are-told/

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LYME Regis could be set for another tourism boom if a film starring Hollywood star Kate Winslet about the life of fossiller Mary Anning is a box-office hit.
News of the film, to be called ‘Ammonite’, was announced last year. It has been commissioned by The Irish Television & Film Network and the script has been inspired by the life of Lyme’s famous hunter.
Work is due to start in converting the lower part of Broad Street into the 1840s and on Wednesday, Eddy Pearce, location manager for the filmmakers, Ammonite Fossil Films Ltd, attended a meeting of Lyme Regis Town Council when the plans were discussed.
The film company will spend eight days filming in the Bell Cliff area, starting on Thursday on Monday, March 11. They will also spend one or two days filming at The Cobb and a day on Monmouth Beach at the end of March.
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Film Productions / Re: Ammonite
« Last post by MMSouth on February 18, 2019, 10:16:58 AM »
Casting call for Ammonite filming in March:

https://twitter.com/myoceanrocks/status/1097103169732177922?s=19
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Film Productions / Re: Scripts of Saoirse's movies
« Last post by MMSouth on February 18, 2019, 09:28:12 AM »
The MQOS screenplay contains a large number of scenes that were deleted, shortened or otherwise modified.  A large slab of the screen play, including a battle, was deleted towards the end (after Mary was forced to abdicate but before she fled to England).  I thought this part of the film felt very rushed and that’s probably one reason why.  The film could easily have been thirty minutes longer.  There are a few scenes in the film that were not in the screenplay.

The screenplay clarifies some things that were unclear or confusing in the film:
- Dudley suggests to Elizabeth that she send Darnley to Scotland to woo Mary.  So Lennox and Darnley (father and son) actually returned to Scotland under Elizabeth’s instructions.
- Dudley could physically comfort Elizabeth when she had the pox because he himself had had the pox when he was young so he was immune.  That scene always really worried me.
- In an interview Saoirse spoke of a wedding dance in which most of the guests refused to join Mary and Darnley because they disapproved of the marriage.  That scene is not actually in the film but it’s in the screenplay so they must have shot it and deleted it.  Maybe Saoirse didn’t see the completed film and still thought it was included.
- At the wedding banquet the drunk Darnley is embarrassing everyone by interfering with a formal male only dance.  Mary gives Rizzio a look that prompts him to extract Darnley from the dance.  This whole sequence is actually pretty clumsy.
- Mary is surprised that Rizzo acts very familiar with Darnley at the wedding banquet.  “BACK ON Mary, perturbed by both Darnley’s drunkenness and Rizzio’s familiarity with him.”  This implies that Darnley had been seeing Rizzio in secret prior to the wedding which adds weight to the idea that Darnley was just using Mary all along.
- After Rizzio’s assassination, Mary sends a secret letter to Bothwell asking him to make arrangements so that she can betray Darnley as soon as they arrive at Linlithgow.  One of the Four Mary’s bribes a guard to send the letter to Bothwell.
- Elizabeth’s voice over as Mary heads to her execution was actually supposed to be Elizabeth reading the words of a letter she has sent to Mary’s son James.
- The screenplay implies that Mary is speaking Scots but it’s being rendered as English in the film, except for her meeting with Elizabeth when she offers to speak English because she’s in England.
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Film Productions / Re: Scripts of Saoirse's movies
« Last post by MMSouth on February 15, 2019, 10:45:02 AM »
The screenplay of MQOS can be found at the following link:

https://focusfeaturesguilds2018.com/mary-queen-of-scots/screenplay/Mary_Queen_of_Scots.pdf

I've only glanced at it so far but there seem to be some deleted scenes and other changes.
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Rumored & Random / Neviem, koľko mi môže pomôcť získať tieto informácie.
« Last post by TamiPena on February 15, 2019, 08:36:15 AM »
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