Steven E. de Souza
Based on an original idea by
Bruce Willis & Robert Kraft
A Silver Pictures/Flying Heart Films June 14, 1990
NOTE: THE HARD COPY OF THIS SCRIPT CONTAINED SCENE NUMBERS
AND SOME "SCENE OMITTED" SLUGS. THEY HAVE BEEN REMOVED FOR
THIS SOFT COPY.
EXT. VINCI COUNTRYSIDE - RENAISSANCE - DAY
Beneath a jawdroppingly s
It is 7:14 P.M., Monday, September 22, 1975, and we are watching the network news programs on CBS, NBC, ABC and UBS-TV, the network of our story. The AUDIO is OFF; and head shots of WALTER CRONKITE, JOHN CHANCELLOR, HOWARD K. SMITH and HARRY REASONER, and of course, the anchorman of our network, HOWARD BEALE, silently flit and flicker across the four television screens, interspersed with the news
Stars in the black of space. PAN DOWN to sapphire blue sky, the brighter stars still shining through. Its Arctic midnight, the weak sun tiny on the distant horizon. We skim along the water, in and around looming glacial cliffs-- The top of an iceberg pushes through the waters surface. Carved into the ice is a single mammoth word:
G o d z i l l a
We continue past, along the ocean, and discover:
16 October 1992
Cast of Characters
(in order of appearance)
Reting Rinpoche ... Regent of Tibet, served in the years between
the death of the Thirteenth Dalai Lama and the discovery
of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama. A monk.
Lama of Sera ... Keustang Rinpoche A high lama.
Lhamo Dhondrup ... The Fourteenth Dalai Lama. Also known
as Tenzin Gyatso.
Lobsang Samten ... The Dalai Lam
with symphonic melodies"!
"The hills..." "The hills..."
...with the sound of...
"The hills are alive with
the sound of music. " I love it!
The hills are alive...
...with the sound...
It fits perfectly!
With songs they have sung
For a thousand years
- You should write the show together.
- Excuse me?