Production Technique: Writing Emotions to Get A Producer…Hot!

Furthermore, I remember reading a Screenwriting book (trying to remember which one) which talked about the film “Body Heat” written by Lawrence Kasdan.   In this film, the lead actor, William Hurt, walks out of a house under the watchful gaze of actress Kathleen Turner.   In the script, their simmering looks drawn them together.  Hurt picks up a chair, smashes a patio door window and rushes toward Turner.  They embrace and start tearing at each other’s clothes.  A less-skilled writer could have written “They make love” and left it at that.  But Kasdan went on erotically for several pages.  In the screenwriting book, the