Donald Kaufman: [about McKee] But he says that we have to realize that we all write in a genre, and we must find our originality within that genre. See it turns out, there hasn't been a new genre
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Donald Kaufman:
[about McKee]
But he says that we have to realize that we all write in a genre, and we must find our originality within that genre. See it turns out, there hasn't been a new genre since Fellini invented the mockumentary...? My genre's thriller, what's yours?

Transcript:
He's all for originality, just like you.
But he says we have to realize
that we all write in a genre
and we must find our originality
within that genre.
See, it turns out, there hasn't been a new
genre since Fellini invented the mockumentary.
My genre's thriller. What's yours?
You and I share the same DNA.
Is there anything
more lonely than that?
What'd you say, bro?
- Yeah?
- Hey.
Hey, Susie-Q.
What you up to?
I don't wanna bother you.
Just thought I'd call and get some more info.
I think you say some
pretty smart things, John.
Yeah, smartest guy I know, huh?

Clip duration: 54 seconds
Views: 102
Timestamp in movie: 00:00:00
Uploaded: 12 December, 2020
Genres: comedy, drama
Summary: A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen.


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