When I think of my wife, I always
think of her head.
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skull, unspooling her brain,
Nick runs his fingers into Amy’s hair.
Trying to get answers.
What are you thinking? How are you
feeling? What have we done to each
AMY wakes, turns, gives a look of alarm. *
Fourth of July decorations hang in windows. A weird, BUCOLIC
JULY 5th, 2012
THE MORNING OF:
NICK DUNNE, 30s, handsome, is taking out the trash; his yard *
SPOTLIGHT in his face. He looks ILL.
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single file along the river.
Nick’s twin sister, GO, 30s, nerdy-hot, is washing mugs. The
Their very own CLUBHOUSE.
Brought you a present.
Master Mind! I hated this game!
You loved it.
You loved it. Thanks.
Pour me a bourbon, would ya?
bourbons. Settles in.
What’s up, Jitters?
He shrugs. She tries to wait him out. Fails.
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If you don’t talk, I’ll fill the
an Excruciating Story
by Margo Dunne.
He smiles. This is an old, reliable routine.
Internet providers. *
I do like that one.
Or the time I saw a woman who
looked exactly like my friend
Monica but it wasn’t Monica, it was
—whose name was.. .Monica.
Made it kind of interesting.
She gives a look: Talk.
It’s a bad day.
Our anniversary. Five.
Five?! That came fast.
And furious. *
topped with pink feathers. We see at the top: January 8,
I’m so crazy, stupid happy.
I met a boy.
Gone Girl (2014)
Synopsis: In Carthage, Mo., former New York-based writer Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) and his glamorous wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) present a portrait of a blissful marriage to the public. However, when Amy goes missing on the couple's fifth wedding anniversary, Nick becomes the prime suspect in her disappearance. The resulting police pressure and media frenzy cause the Dunnes' image of a happy union to crumble, leading to tantalizing questions about who Nick and Amy truly are.