Juno: The Shooting Script
Meet Juno MacGuff (Ellen Page), a hopefully frank teenage lady who calls the pictures with a nonchalant cool and an easy perspective as she trips via an emotional nine-month event into maturity. Quick-witted and distinctively special, Juno walks Dancing Elk High's halls to her personal tune—preferably something through The Stooges—but beneath her tricky, no-nonsense external is simply a teenage lady attempting to determine all of it out.
While most women at Dancing Elk are updating their MySpace web page or buying on the mall, Juno is a whip-smart Minnesota youngster dwelling by way of her personal ideas. A mostly uninteresting afternoon turns into whatever but if Juno comes to a decision to have intercourse with the charmingly unassuming Bleeker (Michael Cera). confronted with an unplanned being pregnant, she and ally Leah (Olivia Thirlby) hatch a plan to discover Juno's unborn child the right set of folks courtesy of the neighborhood Penny Saver.They set their points of interest on Mark and Vanessa Loring (Jason Bateman and Jennifer Garner), an prosperous suburban couple longing to undertake their first baby. fortunately, Juno has the help of her dad and stepmother (J. okay. Simmons and Allison Janney). Juno's actual adjustments replicate her own progress whereas the veneer of Mark and Vanessa's idyllic existence begins to teach symptoms of cracking. With a fearless mind a long way faraway from the standard teenage angst, Juno conquers her difficulties head-on, exhibiting a younger exuberance either clever and unexpected.
Startled me. What are you doing the following? What’s unsuitable? Nothing... JUNO VANESSA Then what’s happening? (CONTINUED) 70 Juno - creation Revised Yellow - 3/05/07 persevered: fifty six. 70 JUNO I went to the health practitioner this present day. Vanessa is clearly wonderful a few worse-case eventualities. Her eyes are extensive and she’s uncharacteristically ruffled. VANESSA Is the newborn ok? JUNO convinced. It’s the correct dimension and every little thing. I even observed its phalanges this present day! fee this... She holds the ULTRASOUND as much as exhibit Vanessa and.
placing on it that says PAULIE’S VRROOOM! It seems like whatever a 5-year previous may need. seventy three INT. BLEEKER residence - PAULIE’S bed room - evening seventy three Paulie is at the flooring surrounded via outdated quizzes, learning just like the tortured brainiac he's. Mrs. Bleeker opens the bed room door. Juno seems. Paulie jumps, startled. JUNO good day, don’t focus so demanding, guy. i believe I scent hair burning. Bleeker smiles faintly. BLEEKER’S mother Ten mins. She closes the door midway and leaves. Juno rolls her eyes and.
Juno runs as much as her vehicle sobbing. She struggles with the keys, yet eventually makes it into the Previa and drives off. EXT. street - AFTERNOON The Previa slides off the line and is derived to a cease at the shoulder. INT. PREVIA - AFTERNOON Juno buckles over the steerage wheel, crying, unwinding for the 1st time in view that she grew to become pregnant. After a beat, she starts to assemble herself. INT. BLEEKER’S bed room - evening Bleeker is sitting subsequent to his mattress, noodling at the guitar. He’s taking part in a subject that we.
Adoption will be most sensible for all concerned, then? JUNO Shit, yeah. shut it up. Vanessa is obviously ecstatic. MARK evidently, we’ll compensate you on your scientific expenditures. VANESSA Are you trying to find the other reimbursement? Excuse me? MAC JUNO good, no...I’m not likely to promote the infant. I simply wish it to develop up with those people who are able to like it and be mom and dad. I’m in highschool, dude. I’m ill-equipped. VANESSA You’re doing an awesome and selfless factor for us. (CONTINUED) 53 Juno -.
Juno holds the constructing try out in her hand and slaps the open try out field at the entrance counter. Rollo scans it and luggage it indifferently. JUNO Oh, and this too. She locations an immense licorice great Rope at the counter. ROLLO So what’s the analysis, Fertile Myrtle? Minus or plus? JUNO (examining stick) I don’t recognize. It’s not...seasoned but. Wait. Huh. Yeah, there’s that crimson plus signal back. God, it’s unholy. She shakes the stick desperately in an try to skew the implications. Shake. Shake. not anything.