The Zone

Boris Strugatsky Arkady Strugatsky (novel)
James Reigle, Eris Andys (screenwriters)

N.p. N.p., 1984. Treatment script for an unproduced film. Laid in with the text is a two-page typed letter addressed to casting agent Walter Kohner from screenwriter James Reigle introducing the script and suggesting actor Jack Nicholson for the part of Buzz Burbridge.

Based on brothers Arkady and Boris Strugatsky's 1972 science fiction novel "Roadside Picnic." The story focuses on the aftermath of an alien invasion commonly known as "the Visitation," which created six distinct, quarantined Visitation Zones around Earth and a variety of Visitation artifacts with supernatural properties. Not to be confused with Andrei Tarkovsky's 1982 film "Stalker."

Set in rural Arkansas.

Lacking titled wrappers, housed in a transparent folder. Title page present, noted as a motion picture treatment, with credits for screenwriters James Reigle and Eris Andys, and novelists Arcady (sic) and Boris Strugatsky. 18 leaves, with last page of text numbered 17. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, unbound.

[Book #146964]