Less Than Zero

Bret Easton Ellis (novel)
Marek Kanievska (director)
Harley Peyton (screenwriter)
Andrew McCarthy, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey Jr., James Spader (starring)

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987. Revised Second Draft script for the 1987 film. Laid in is 20th Century-Fox Interoffice Memo dated May 14, 1987. The only script from this film we have ever seen.

Based on the 1985 novel by Bret Easton Ellis, about a college freshman who returns home to California for Christmas break, to discover that his girlfriend has become addicted to cocaine and is sleeping with his high school best friend, also addicted to drugs.

Set and shot on location in Los Angeles, Malibu, and Palm Springs.

Yellow titled wrappers. Title page present, dated March 25, 1987, noted as REVISED SECOND DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter Harley Peyton. 153 leaves, with last page of text numbered 108. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

Carlson, Destroy All Movies. McPadden, Heavy Metal Movies.

[Book #160758]