Even Cowgirls Get The Blues script
Synopsis: ven Cowgirls Get the Blues is a 1993 American romantic comedy-drama film based on Tom Robbins' 1976 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Gus Van Sant (credited as Gus Van Sant, Jr.) and starred an ensemble cast led by Uma Thurman, Lorraine Bracco, Angie Dickinson, Noriyuki "Pat" Morita, Keanu Reeves, John Hurt, and Rain Phoenix. Robbins himself was the narrator. The soundtrack was sung entirely by k.d. lang. The film was dedicated to the late River Phoenix.

DADDY:

Nope, and not a brain surgeon,

neither.

UNCLE:

Course she'd do pretty good as a

butcher. She could retire in two

years on the overcharges alone.

Laughing, the men walk to the kitchen to fill their glasses.

Sissy is left to feel sorry for herself in front of her cake.

UNCLE (O.S.)

One thing, that youngun would make

one hell of a hitchhiker...

This startles Sissy. A new word that tinkles in her head

with a supernatural echo. Sissy looks at her thumbs.

UNCLE (O.S.)

...if she was a boy, I mean.

INT. DOCTOR'S OFFICE DAY

Dr. Dreyfus looks over Sissy's thumbs.

DR. DREYFUS

She is, if I may speak frankly,

somewhat of a medical oddity. Due to

impaired dexterity, her life

activities and career potentialities

will be reduced. It could be worse.

Bring her back to me if there ever

is pain. Meanwhile, she will have to

learn to live with them.

MRS. HANKSHAW

That she will. That she will. The

Lord made them things big for a

purpose. God don't never git tired

of testing our kind. It's a punishment

of some sort, for what I don't rightly

know.

(whimpering)

Oh Doc, if a young man ever shows up

here with, a young man with ugly

fingers, you know, something similar,

a similar case, Doc, would you

please...

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Gus Van Sant

Gus Green Van Sant, Jr. is an American film director, screenwriter, painter, photographer, musician and author who has earned acclaim as both an independent and more mainstream filmmaker. more…

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