EXT. AMPHITHEATRE - DAY
SHOT - HELICOPTER'S POV -
should ask ourselves the one most
important question: What is the
purpose of these years, the purpose
for all this demanding work,
the purpose for the sacrifices
made those who love us? Were
there NOT a purpose, then all of
these past years of struggle, of
fierce competition and of uncom-
ingless. But, of course, there
is a purpose and I must tell it
to you. I ask you to remember
with me forever.
staring at him impassively.
6INTERCUT BETWEEN SHOTS
of impassive students, seated, watching; of Ben standing
speaking; of loudspeakers; of wind-blown papers on the
the purpose is -
8CLOSEUP - BEN
He begins to sweat.
9SHOT - AMPHITHEATRE AUDIENCE
10SHOT - PODIUM of AMPHITHEATRE
- there is a reason, my friends,
and the reason is -
13CLOSEUP - BEN
14SHOT - AMPHITHEATRE - DAY
The audience is gone.
us through the air.
16SHOT - AMPHITHEATRE - DAY
Huge and empty. SOUND of AIRCRAFT.
Ladies and gentlemen, we are about
SOUND of a SONIC BOOM.
His eyes open suddenly.
landing gear locking into place. The
temperature is a pleasant 72. We do
make our four hour and eighteen minute
flight plan smack on the nose. We
ceiling of the aircraft. There is snow on all of them.
looks out the window.
Synopsis: The Graduate is a 1967 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols. It is based on the 1963 novel The Graduate by Charles Webb, who wrote it shortly after graduating from Williams College. The screenplay is by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry, who appears in the film as a hotel clerk.
Actors: Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, Katharine Ross, William Daniels
Production: Embassy Pictures/Rialto Pictures
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