Gone Girl — Don't Underestimate the Screenwriter
by Lessons from the Screenplay
The hardest part about screenwriting isn’t having an idea for a story, it’s figuring out how to tell that story in a compelling way. In this video, Michael examines three of the classic screenwriting techniques used by Gillian Flynn in her screenplay adaptation of Gone Girl, which helped her masterfully transform her novel into a modern film noir thriller.
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