Pulp Fiction, Shakespeare style.

You gotta love folks who can write (or even paraphrase) like El Bardo. Here are Jules and Vincent from Pulp Fiction. This is best read out loud with your cheesiest Kenneth Branagh impression.

ACT I SCENE 2. A road, morning. Enter a carriage, with JULES and VINCENT, murderers.

J: And know’st thou what the French name cottage pie?
V: Say they not cottage pie, in their own tongue?
J: But nay, their tongues, for speech and taste alike
Are strange to ours, with their own history:
Gaul knoweth not a cottage from a house.
V: What say they then, pray?
J: Hachis Parmentier.
V: Hachis Parmentier! What name they cream?
J: Cream is but cream, only they say le crème.
V: What do they name black pudding?
J: I know not;
I visited no inn it could be bought.

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One Response to Pulp Fiction, Shakespeare style.

  1. Bpaul says:

    some of my favorite screenplay writing in a long long time

    The opening 2 minutes, and closing 3-4 minutes of Michael Clayton rock as well, in a different style.

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