Practical Magic script
Synopsis: Practical Magic is a 1998 American romantic comedy film based on the 1995 novel of the same name by Alice Hoffman. The film was directed by Griffin Dunne and stars Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Stockard Channing, Dianne Wiest, Aidan Quinn and Goran Visnjic. The film score was composed by Alan Silvestri. Bullock and Kidman play sisters Sally and Gillian Owens, who have always known they were different from each other. Raised by their aunts after their parents' death, the sisters grew up in a household that was anything but typical—their aunts fed them chocolate cake for breakfast and taught them the uses of practical magic. But the invocation of the Owens' sorcery also carries a price—some call it a curse: the men they fall in love with are doomed to an untimely death. Now adult women with very different personalities, the quiet Sally and the fiery Gillian must use all of their powers to fight the family curse and a swarm of supernatural forces that could take away all the O

Aunt Jet:
Perhaps you might find one better suited.

A woman:
I don't want anyone else. He's all I think about. Why the hell else would I come here?

Aunt Frances:
Take the money, Jet.

A woman:
I want him to want me so much he can't stand it.

Aunt Jet:
Be careful what you wish for.

=== INT. STAIRS ===

Young Sally:
I hope I never fall in love. I hope I never fall in love.

Young Gillian:
I can't wait to fall in love.

=== INT. ROOM===

Young Sally:
" He will hear my call a mile away. He will whistle my favorite song. He can ride a pony backwards."

Young Gillian:
What are you doing?

Young Sally:
Summoning up a true love spell. called Amas Veritas. " He can flip pancakes in the air. He'll be marvelously kind. And his favorite shape will be a star. And he'll have one green eye and one blue."

Young Gillian:
Thought you never wanted to fall in love.

Young Sally:
That's the point. The guy I dreamed of doesn't exist. And if he doesn't exist, I'll never die of a broken heart. And if he doesn't exist, I'll never die of a broken heart.

=== INT ROOM NIGHT===

Gillian:
Get the door. Sal, you have no idea.

Sally:
Do you love him enough to marry him?

Gillian:
Oh, come on, Sal, What's enough? I hate it here. I want to go where no one's even heard of us.

Sally:
I feel like I'll never see you again.

Gillian:
Of course you will. You can see me again. We'll grow old together. It'll be you and me living in a big house. These 2 old biddies with all these cats. I bet we even die on the same day.

Sally:
You swear?

Gillian:
(to her boyfriend) Honey! I need your pocketknife. (to Sally) Here. My blood. Your blood. Our blood.

=== EXT. POST OFFICE ===

Aunt Frances:
Good morning. Hello, boys. Charlie! Looking good! God, what was I thinking? Oh, Franny, let it go.

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Robin Swicord

Robin Stender Swicord (born October 23, 1952) is an American screenwriter and film director. She is known for literary adaptions.In 2008, her screenplay for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button was nominated for Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay. She wrote the screenplay for the film Memoirs of a Geisha, based on the novel of the same name by Arthur Golden, for which she won a 2005 Satellite Award. Her other screenplay credits include Little Women, Practical Magic, Matilda, The Perez Family, and Shag. more…

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