Wild at Heart script
Wild at Heart (1990)
Synopsis: Wild at Heart is a 1990 American black comedy crime thriller[citation needed] film written and directed by David Lynch, and based on Barry Gifford's 1989 novel of the same name. Both the book and the film revolve around Sailor Ripley and Lula Pace Fortune, a young couple from Cape Fear, North Carolina, who go on the run from her domineering mother and the gangsters she hires to kill Sailor.

LULA:

Real soon ... I’ll be makin’ the swap

tomorrow, and thanks again, Beany.

The Bleach Boys kick into some kind of Professor Longhair swamp mambo.

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12. EXT. BAY ST. CLEMENT - DAY

Plumes of smoke from fires rise in the distance.

DISSOLVE TO:

13. INT. FORTUNE HOUSE - DAY

An empty livingroom. The smoke from the city fire appears during the

course of the DISSOLVE to be in the livingroom - then it disappears.

An empty hallway.

An empty stairway.

13A. INT. FORTUNE HOUSE - MARIETTA’S BEDROOM - DAY

Feet (Lula’s) was across carpet.

A closet door opens.

A hand (Lula’s) reaches into the pocket of a coat in her mother’s

closet. The hand comes out clutching car keys.

13B. INT. FORTUNE HOUSE - STAIRWAY - DAY

Lula races down the stairs and through a door into the garage.

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14. EXT. FORTUNE HOUSE - DAY

The electronic garage door opens and Lula drives her ’80 Black Camaro

out and away. The garage door closes automatically.

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15. EXT. CITY STREETS - DAY

Lula drives fast up a neighborhood street. She turns a corner and

disappears.

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16. INT. BEANY THORN’S GARAGE - DAY

Lula throws her car keys under the front seat and goes around to Beany’s

’67 dark blue Thunderbird convertible - fishes around under the T-Bird’s

front seat for the keys - finds them - jumps in and takes off.

DISSOLVE TO:

17. EXT. FORTUNE HOUSE - DAY

Marietta leaves her Cadillac Seville in her driveway and enters the

house. We can hear her calling out for Lula in the distance. The

calling changes - it becomes angry. The garage door opens and Marietta

comes storming out. She leaps in her Caddy and peels out.

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18. INT. “SOUTHERN TIME” BAR - DAY

Marietta enters the bar on the run. She calls out to the BARTENDER...

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David Lynch

David Keith Lynch (born January 20, 1946) is an American director, screenwriter, visual artist, musician, actor, and author. Known for his surrealist films, he has developed a unique cinematic style. The surreal and, in many cases, violent elements contained within his films have been known to "disturb, offend or mystify" audiences. more…

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