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The Hurt Locker: The Shooting Script

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One of the most critically acclaimed war films in recent memory, The Hurt Locker is a riveting, extraordinary tale of courage and survival on the Baghdad bomb squad, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, from a script by Mark Boal, who researched the material by traveling to the war in Iraq. Boal's screenplay follows the layered, complex relationship between three soldiers who are ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published December 22nd 2009 by Newmarket Press (first published 2009)
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Aly (Fantasy4eva)
Ok this is one of those times where I'm just going to have to review the movie under anything I can get on goodreads, because I can't find the movie on here. So ignore the title. This is the movie review.

Sergeant J.T. Sanborn and Specialist Owen Eldridge' tech leader has just died. Enters US Army Staff Sergeant Will James (Jeremy Runner). Their Job? To disarm bombs. Stanborn and Owen, clearly begin to struggle with their new leader immediately. You see, James isn't all that professional. He's ca
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Jun 27, 2010 Beth rated it really liked it
I didn't read the book, I watched the DVD. It's a true presentation of where we are in our world...it's a sad view of the soldiers life, from war to home life. UGH!
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First script I read! Not a lot to say as I don't have terms of comparison. The movie was better.
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Shelves: for-school
I only read this because it was a requirement for my graduate screenwriting course.
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Mark Boal (born 1973) is an American journalist, screenwriter and producer. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for The Hurt Locker (2009). His screenplay won six other major awards as well.
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