Sunday Script Read: Clerks
Sunday September 14th
Clerks is a 1994 American black-and-white comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith. Clerks is the Directorial Debut for Smith, who also appears in the film as Silent Bob. Clerks presents a day in the lives of two store clerks Dante Hicks and Randall Graves and their acquaintances. Dante is young retail clerk at the local Quick Stop in the town of Leonardo New Jersey.
Dante who begrudgingly has to come in when his boss decides to go to Vermont for the day. Arriving at the store, he finds that the locks to the security shutters are jammed closed with chewing gum, so he hangs a sheet over them with a message written in shoe polish: "I ASSURE YOU; WE'RE OPEN."Dante's day is spent in the purgatory of serving a succession of customers Dante passes time in wide-ranging conversations with his friend, Randal Graves. Randal works at the neighboring video store, RST Video.