Institute History

  • 1996 June Screenwriters Lab


Anna is daring, confident and bold. She is also indecisive, meek and scared. Her life is nothing like it should be—she has inexplicably dropped out of architecture school with one semester left; living with her boyfriend Jared has disintegrated into a purely platonic arrangement; waitressing at an upscale restaurant is adding little flavor to her life. Meanshile, Anna's siblings seem to be having nothing but success. Her provocative "rising star" sister Charlotte is in New York to cut her second album, while her charismatic brother Perry has recently returned to New York to start his own business. It is Perry's return after 10 years that has upset what little balance Anna has in her life.


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