Wild At Heart script
Wild At Heart (1990)
Synopsis: After serving prison time for a self-defense killing, Sailor Ripley (Nicolas Cage) reunites with girlfriend Lula Fortune (Laura Dern). Lula's mother, Marietta (Diane Ladd), desperate to keep them apart, hires a hit man to kill Sailor. But he finds a whole new set of troubles when he and Bobby Peru (Willem Dafoe), an old buddy who's also out to get Sailor, try to rob a store. When Sailor lands in jail yet again, the young lovers appear further than ever from the shared life they covet.

BEANY:

So you’re gonna be needin’ the

“blue-bird” pretty soon?

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.

CUT TO:

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.

CUT TO:

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.

CUT TO:

15. EXT. CITY STREETS - DAY

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

disappears.

CUT TO:

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.

CUT TO:

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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