Screenplay: What is it and why is it necessary?

Screenplay: What is it and why is it necessary?

There is a cliché saying about scriptwriting: “A good film requires a good screenplay”. However, there are many examples in the history of cinema that falsify this proposition. The Golden Lion award-winning Swedish director Roy Andersson makes his films by drawing simple sketches without writing a screenplay. Legendary French director Godard‘s screenplay for the Breathless >>>