Insomnia script
Insomnia (2002)
Synopsis: From acclaimed director Chris Nolan ("Memento") comes the story of a veteran police detective (Al Pacino) who is sent to a small Alaskan town to investigate the murder of a teenage girl. Forced into a psychological game of cat-and-mouse by the primary suspect (Robin Williams), events escalate and the detective finds his own stability dangerously threatened.

MR. ANGSTROM

Police business?

The old man screws up his face, confused.

MR. ANGSTROM (cont'd)

Didn't you used to baby-sit for us?

ELLIE:

I don't babysit any more, Mr. Angstrom.

Just made detective three weeks ago.

A CAT jumps down off the roof. Angstrom sprays it.

MR. ANGSTROM

Boy, Charlie must be short-handed down at

the station.

Ellie, used to not being taken seriously. Turns back to THE

ROAR of the bush plane as it taxis down the strip. Coming to

a stop. She hurries over as the door swings open and...

WILL DORMER steps down. Slipping on his sunglasses.

Scanning the nothingness around him. Spots the swinging

sign.

WILL:

"Halibut fishing capital of the world."

Hap, right behind him. Rubs his neck.

HAP:

This ought to be interesting.

ELLIE:

(over the engine)

Detective Dormer!

They look down. Ellie reaches up and takes Will's bag. Then

his hand. Shakes it vigorously.

ELLIE (cont'd)

It's a huge honor to meet you! Ellie

Burr. I'm here to take you to the

station!

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Hillary Seitz

Hillary Seitz is a female in the entertainment industry who has worked as a producer and as a writer. Hillary Seitz is known for her work in film on "Eagle Eye" (2008), "Experts" (1989), "Insomnia" (2002) and "Kissing Jessica Stein" (2002). more…

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