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Cinema: How are Hollywood films made?
Writing a Scene


  Take a look at scripts that other people have submitted or read the scene the way Nora Ephron wrote it.
The Setup

When Harry Met Sally (1989) is a romantic comedy written by Nora Ephron. The two main characters, Harry Burns and Sally Albright, dislike each other immediately. She's cheerful, organized, and optimistic. He is a complete slob and a brooding pessimist with a grim sense of humor. Not long after meeting, they are stuck with each other on a long car trip from Chicago to New York City. To pass the time, Harry asks Sally to tell him the story of her life. What might their conversation be like, given what you know about these characters?


 "Cinema" is inspired by programs from American Cinema.



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