Originally Posted by StoneColdJedi™
First off, tell me how a movie can get made WITHOUT a script?
It's not too difficult in reallity. Is all about montage (In fact, Cinema is all about Montage), You can film whatever you want and then unite the pieces in montage and if it made sense the two images form a new image, you know the Kulechov Experiment. No one needs Scripts for that
Scripts were born like a guide to create a movie but in some part of the way the movies begins too depend too much of them, specially because movies start to depend heavily on dialogue. Quoting Godard: "If you have a a really good Script, made a book with him"
Vertov was making movies without scripts in the twenties, Hitchcock used to say that he made the movies in his head and that all that happens was there before,Scrpits were for the actors and for the producer team.
Movies made without Script include: Pierrot le Fou, Inland Empire, The Man with the Movie Camera, Sans Soleil, Le Rayon Vert, blah, blah. That without mencioning current influential directors like Pedro Costa
I don't reject scripts inmediately, but to say that the script is a fundamental element in a movie and that is the begining of a film? bullshit... the thing is a just a guide, if you follow the script point for point, i feel really sorry for you