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:
Oh My goodness, Gillian's in Orlando! (to Sally) She's in Orlando!

Aunt Frances:
I guess the Roto-Rooter man's history.

Aunt Jet:
Well, according to that.

This is insane. She keeps going through all these guys.

Aunt Frances:
Hopefully, someday she'l find a guy who'll go through her.

Aunt Jet:
Hello, darling, How are you?

Aunt Frances:
Oh, Jet, just give it up.

Aunt Jet:

God, I miss her.

Aunt Jet:
Oh, sweetie! Oh, dear.

Aunt Frances:
Oh, Samson! Now, just knock it off.

All I want is a normal life.

Aunt Frances:
My darling girl, when are you going to understand that "normal" is not necessarily a virtue? It rather denotes a lack of courage.

Well, it's what I want.

Aunt Jet:
See this couple? He's having an affair with the babysitter. And she can eat a cake in under a minute.

===EXT. GARDEN ===

Aunt Jet:
What time is it?

Aunt Frances:
Any moment now. (to Sally) Where are you going, dear?

Aunt Jet:
Most excellent.

Sally (VO):
Dear Gillian, Today is our third anniversary and all I have to show for it are 2 beautiful little girls and a husband I just can't stop kissing. I don't even mind the beard. I wish you could see us. No more stones being thrown, no taunts cried out. Everything is just so blissfully normal. Life is perfect. Dear Sal:


Gillian (V.O.) I'm lying in the sun. I'm hanging by the pool. I've got a million friends. You might say that life is perfect. But I don't care about any of it. In fact, I only have 2 words to say to you: Jimmy Angelvo.

===EXT. ROAD===

Hey, boys, catch anything today?

Not much.

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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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