Simone script
Simone (2002)
Synopsis: A contemporary satire on Hollywood, "Simone" is the story of disillusioned producer Viktor Taransky (Al Pacino), who creates the first totally believable synthetic actress, Simone. However, swept up by her instant success, including a major singing career, the producer cannot bear to admit his fraud to the world or himself.

Viktor stops, nods resignedly -- suddenly very calm.

VIKTOR:

You know what, Nicola, you're

right.

(picking up her last piece

of luggage)

Here, let me help you with that.

(holding the door for her)

You ought to go. The truth is I

don't deserve you. This film

doesn't deserve you. Frankly, it

deserves much, much better. The

reason it's not working is because

you're not about the work.

Nicola is stunned.

VIKTOR:

(to the limo driver)

To Hell, please.

The door slams and the limo roars away. Viktor looks to the

still hissing trailer tire. The CREW regards Viktor

apprehensively.

VIKTOR:

(to the crew)

What are you looking at? Get back

to work.

The crew is uncertain what work there is to do.

INT. BEDROOM - "SUNRISE, SUNSET" - NIGHT

In an ornate bedroom, NICOLA lies on her death bed under a

veil of netting. A distraught man, HAL, sits close by.

NICOLA:

(whispered)

Jack... are you there?

HAL:

I'm here. I'm right beside you.

A NUN enters.

NUN:

(to Hal)

You should really go now.

NICOLA:

No, it's alright. Please, let him

stay.

The nun withdraws. Hal holds his face in his hands, almost

breaking down.

HAL:

(a glance to heaven)

What kind of cruel God is it that

would take you away from me?

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Andrew Niccol

Andrew M. Niccol is a New Zealand screenwriter, producer, and director. He wrote and directed Gattaca, S1m0ne, Lord of War, In Time, The Host, and Good Kill. more…

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