I found reading the script much more helpful than watching the movie. The script allows you to physically see the words spoken, showing spelling and grammar which can change the way a sentence is spoken, taking notice of where the full stops and commas are to change the breathing rate and more importantly can change a sentence altogether. By looking at the script the mind is able to create its own image of each character and give it a personality different to how a director , actor or casting agent may see the character.
My views of Billy Bibbit changed dramatically, as I thought he was given more of a timid and young voice in the script than the movie. It helps that his stutter is clearly visible in the script "m-m-m-m-m" This was also emphasized with other character having a stronger and more empowering feel to them compared to the softer characters like Billy.
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