First Love by The Maccabees bySOPHIA DOUGHTY and SHANNON JEZZARD 18th January 2013
Scene 1EXT.Street- MorningABBIE and HARRY are walking down the street, a combination of shotsoccur in order to show the couples clear and obvious love towards eachother. HARRY then notices ALEXA who he is seeing behind ABBIE’s back,before ALEXA says something; HARRY attempts to rush ABBIE away.HARRY + ABBIE walking down road combination of shots:[LS-MCU-CU]HARRY looks over the road, sees girl he’s seeing behind ABBIE’s back.[LS] ORLANDO WEEKS First love, Last love (V.O.)ALEXA looks over, looking as though she’s going to say something.[MCU] ORLANDO WEEKS Only love, its only love (V.O.)Shot of ABBIE and HARRY holding hands [CU]Shot of ABBIE and HARRY looking into each others eyes [CU]Shot of ABBIE and HARRY smiling [CU]HARRY notices ABBIE’s shock and rushes her away quickly. [ELS] ORLANDO WEEKS First love, Last love (V.O.)ALEXA looks towards ABBIE and HARRY walking away and looks extremelysad. [MCU] ORLANDO WEEKS Only love, its only love (V.O.)Scene 2INT. HARRY’s house – morningABBIE and HARRY are in HARRY’s kitchen. HARRY is still acting rathershifty after the morning’s events. However, HARRY attempts to actcasual whilst he sits at the kitchen table discussing the future ofhis band with a cup of tea.ABBIE laughs as though HARRY has told a joke. [MCU]HARRY smiles, looking at ABBIE. [CU]
ORLANDO WEEKS Do you miss home? (V.O.) HARRY and ABBIE take a sip of tea as though they don’t know what to talk about next. [LS] ORLANDO WEEKS Do you miss home? (V.O.) HARRY exits room [LS] ORLANDO WEEKS And are you cool?(V.O.) ABBIE picks up a notebook left behind by HARRY and flicks through the pages [LS] Photo drops out of notebook [CU] ORLANDO WEEKS Symmetrical? (V.O.) ABBIE picks up the photo and after looking throws it back down[LS] ABBIE exits [LS]HARRY enters the kitchen with a plate of biscuits [LS]HARRY then discovers the photo on table and picks it up [MCU] ORLANDO WEEKS Oh, oh, oh (V.O.) HARRY then looks distraught and drops plate on floor [LS] Plate falls to the floor [CU]Scene 3EXT. Street – Mid-morningAfter running out of HARRY’s house in despair, ABBIE runs down thestreet crying to think what to do with herself. A series of shotsoccur in order to set the scene around ABBIE and set the scene further(cutaways).ABBIEruns down street in despair looking nervously around her. [LS] ORLANDO WEEKS Lets get married, and tick the boxes (V.O.)
LISA gives dirty look towards ABBIE [CU] ORLANDO WEEKS And so she says (V.O.)CRAIG and Samantha look towards each other and laugh [MCU] ORLANDO WEEKS Oh lets get married (V.O.)LAURA points towards ABBIE looking surprised. [LS] ORLANDO WEEKS And tick the boxes (V.O.)Scene 4INT. HARRY’sbathroom–AfternoonHARRY’s sat in a bath full of water, however he is fully clothed. Hespends the length of this scene reminiscing about the times spent withABBIE and it is clear here, what a significance she was in his life.HARRYdunks and holds his head under water. [LS-CU] ORLANDO WEEKS Do you wanna be alone?Do you wanna be alone? (V.O.)HARRY rapidly sits up in bath nervously [MCU] ORLANDO WEEKS And are you cool? (V.O.)HARRY wipes his eyes and shakes head in disgust at himself [CU] ORLANDO WEEKS Hypocritical, analytical, so critical (V.O.) HARRY [CU] Nothings perfect; Im hoping Ill do(Shot cuts to ABBIE in her bed crying) ABBIE [CU] But I will not do, ‘Cause nothings perfect; so I’ll have to make doScene 5INT. HARRY’s bedroom – AfternoonHARRY’s in his bed, flicking through pictures of him and ABBIE. He isstill very upset here and tries to think about the positives of theirrelationship and the good times they’ve had.
HARRY flicks through a pile of pictures stopping at certain ones andsmiles occasionally. [MCU] ORLANDO WEEKS It’s my mistake and no mistake (V.O.)HARRY finds a picture of him and ALEXA. His face drops. [CU] ORLANDO WEEKS And I would take it back if I could (V.O.)HARRY rips up the picture. [MCU] ORLANDO WEEKS So stay with me tonight (V.O.)Scene 6INT. ABBIE’s bedroom - AfternoonABBIE is lying on her bed upset, looking at a picture of her and HARRYin a frame.ABBIE lies in bed staring at picture with empty facial expression [CU] ORLANDO WEEKS Ill make my bed; Ill lie in it (V.O.)ABBIE gets out of bed and lifts the covers making bed [LS] ORLANDO WEEKS And pillow talk into itAs ABBIE lifts the covers, shot cuts to ABBIE and HARRY lying in bedas though someone has lifted the covers and they’re underneath. ABBIE and HARRY hugging under covers. [LS] ORLANDO WEEKS Ill make my bed; Ill lie in it (V.O.)Shot then cuts to quick shots of both HARRY and ABBIE lying in theirown beds.ABBIE lying in bed [CU]HARRY lying in bed [CU]ABBIE lying in bed [CU]HARRY lying in bed [CU]
ORLANDO WEEKS Enticing you with this leopard print (V.O)Shot then cuts back to ABBIE standing in her bedroom breathing heavilyand looking nervous about the flashback.ABBIE panicking [LS] ORLANDO WEEKS And matching velvet duvet (V.O.)ABBIE then exits her bedroom, runs downstairs and begins to run downthe street again.ABBIE runs down street [LS] ORLANDO WEEKS First love, Last love (V.O.)ABBIE then runs into JOSH, they both look disorientated [MCU] ORLANDO WEEKS Only love, its only love (V.O.)JOSH looks up and smiles at ABBIE [CU] ORLANDO WEEKS First love, Last love (V.O.)ABBIE and JOSH gaze into each other’s eyes [MCU] ORLANDO WEEKS Only love, its only love (V.O.)ABBIE smiles at JOSH looks nervously at floor [CU] ORLANDO WEEKS Its only love (V.O)Camera then pans across to the other side of the road and zooms inquickly to HARRY staring at ABBIE and JOSH.HARRY stares at ABBIE and JOSH [MCU] ORLANDO WEEKS It’s only love
ABBIE and JOSH looking into each other’s eyes smiling [OSS] as HARRYlooks on. ORLANDO WEEKS It’s only love (V.O)