Read Aaron Sorkin’s Screenplay for “The Social Network”

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As part of's award season coverage, they interviewed Sorkin about the film and posted a PDF of the complete screenplay. Reading the amazing opening scene—where Zuckerberg's girlfriend breaks up with him—the most notable thing is how simple and economical Sorkin's writing is. The scene is 8½ pages of almost nothing but dialogue, and almost the only stage direction setting up their conversation is this: "The scene is stark and simple."