American Hustle script
Synopsis: American Hustle is a 2013 American black comedy crime film directed by David O. Russell. It was written by Eric Warren Singer and Russell, inspired by the FBI ABSCAM operation of the late 1970s and early 1980s. It stars Christian Bale and Amy Adams as two con artists who are forced by an FBI agent (Bradley Cooper) to set up an elaborate sting operation on corrupt politicians, including the mayor of Camden, New Jersey (Jeremy Renner). Jennifer Lawrence plays the unpredictable wife of Bale's character. Principal photography on the film began on March 8, 2013, in Boston and Worcester, Massachusetts, and New York City.

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6 INT. PLAZA HOTEL LIVING ROOM - CONTINUOUS 6

DRAMATIC PUSH IN ON: THE DESTINY OF THE STORY MAYOR CARMINE

POLITO PINKY RING, ROTARY CLUB PIN STANDS FINISHING STORY TO

BUSINESSMAN CARL ELWAY AS IRVING, EDITH, RICHIE WAIT FOR HIM

TO FINISH -- THEY ALL SHAKE HANDS AND SIT ON THE COUCH ACROSS

FROM EACH OTHER. RICHIE CAREFULLY SETS THE BRIEFCASE DOWN ON

THE GROUND NEXT TO HIS FEET. CUT TO THE SCENE AS VIEWED

THROUGH A SURVEILLANCE MONITOR. THE DATE AND TIME STAMP

VISIBLE.

CARMINE POLITO:

I thought he was going to be here.

I do business face to face, person

to person. That’s just who I am.

Richie reaches down and awkwardly slides the briefcase over

to Carmine unprompted. LEAVE MONITOR’S POV AND RETURN BACK TO

THE SCENE.

IRV’S EYES WIDEN AS IN ‘NO! DON’T DO THAT!’ WHILE HE AND

RICHIE STARE AT EACH OTHER, EDITH TENSE, CARMINE LOOKS

DISTURBED AT THE CASE COMING HIS WAY. HE STANDS ABRUPTLY.

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