Drive Screenplay

The biggest challenge was that there wasn’t a linear story in the book as such. It was a lot of flashbacks and jumped around. Structurally, that makes for an interesting book, but it’s a very tricky structure for a mainstream movie. 1

~Hossein Amini

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  1. Drive Press Kit: The Adaption”. FilmDistrict. 2011. Link.
William Robert Rich
William Robert Rich

William Robert Rich is a story analyst, screenwriter, and co-author of Story Maps: The Films of Christopher Nolan. He's currently based in Austin, Texas.

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