Get out : The Complete Annotated Screenplay

Get out : The Complete Annotated Screenplay

Description

Jordan Peele's celebrated screenplay combines horror and dark humor to reveal the terrifying realities of being Black in America

Blending race-savvy satire with horror to especially potent effect, this bombshell social critique from first-time director Jordan Peele proves positively fearless.
-Peter Debruge, Variety

An exhilaratingly smart and scary freak out about a black man in a white nightmare.
-Manohla Dargis, New York Times

A major achievement, a work that deserves, in its own way, to be viewed alongside Barry Jenkins' Moonlight as a giant leap forward for the possibilities of black cinema; Get Out feels like it would have been impossible five minutes ago.
-Brandon Harris, New Yorker

A New York Times 2019 holiday gift guide pick

Jordan Peele's powerful thriller Get Out debuted in 2017 to enormous public and critical acclaim, a Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? for the age of Obama and Trump that scared audiences and skewered white liberal pieties at the same time. Rather than rely on popular archetypes, Peele weaves together the material realities and daily manifestations of horror with sociopolitical fears and elements of true suspense, and combines them with pitch-perfect satire and a timely cultural critique. This companion paperback to the film presents Peele's Oscar-winning screenplay alongside supplementary material.

Featuring an essay by author and scholar Tananarive Due and in-depth annotations by the director, this publication is richly illustrated with more than 150 stills from the motion picture and presents alternate endings, deleted scenes and an inside look at the concepts and behind-the-scenes production of the film. Continuing in the legacy of 1960s paperbacks that documented the era's most significant avant-garde films--such as Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon, Jean-Luc Godard's Masculin/Feminin and Michelangelo Antonioni's L'Avventura--Get Out is an indispensable guide to this pioneering and groundbreaking cinematic work.

Jordan Peele (born 1979) is an American writer, director and producer. Peele's directorial debut, Get Out (2017), earned him an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay as well as nominations for Best Picture and Best Director. In 2012, Peele founded Monkeypaw Productions, which amplifies traditionally underrepresented voices and unpacks contemporary social issues, while cultivating artistic, thought-provoking projects across film, television and digital platforms, including Peele's follow-up to Get Out, the critically acclaimed horror epic, Us (2019).

Similar Books

ISBN 10: 1783442018
ISBN 13: 9781783442010

30 Jan 2015
Sherman Alexie

ISBN 10: 1538753251
ISBN 13: 9781538753255

19 May 2020
Bong Joon Ho

ISBN 10: 1557046107
ISBN 13: 9781557046109

04 Mar 2004
Charlie Kaufman

ISBN 10: 1932907009
ISBN 13: 9781932907001

29 Jan 2007
Blake Snyder

ISBN 10: 1853260355
ISBN 13: 9781853260353

01 Aug 1997
William Shakespeare

ISBN 10: 1784874876
ISBN 13: 9781784874872

28 May 2018
Margaret Atwood

ISBN 10: 0571200680
ISBN 13: 9780571200689

01 Sep 1999
Quentin Tarantino

ISBN 10: 1684150558
ISBN 13: 9781684150557

03 May 2018
Victor Lavalle

ISBN 10: 0802136869
ISBN 13: 9780802136862

02 Aug 2000
Quentin Tarantino

ISBN 10: 1559369523
ISBN 13: 9781559369527

12 Sep 2019
Jackie Sibblies Drury

ISBN 10: 0571314392
ISBN 13: 9780571314393

14 Nov 2014
Christopher Nolan

ISBN 10: 1789097525
ISBN 13: 9781789097528

07 Sep 2021
Pat Cadigan