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Script for a short film as part of a university project.

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Script 162mc

  1. 1. “[TITLE]” By Lillie Cram [Street Address] [City, ST ZIP Code] [phone] [email]
  2. 2. 2 FADE IN: EXT. TOWN CENTRE. DAY HEATHER walks up and down the street frantically then approaches the door. HEATHER bangs on the door On the other side ADAM frowns in confusion and goes to answer the door ADAM Oh hello, are you ok? HEATHER No, I am not, who is that woman? ADAM steps outside his house, frowning HEATHER Come on! Who is she? Why are you here? ADAM I think you need to calm down HEATHER No I will not calm down! Answer me! ADAM Ok, ok. Give me about an hour and I will meet you at the Green Dragon down the road. Then we can talk properly HEATHER Fine, don’t be late! HEATHER walks away towards the bar and ADAM goes inside FADE TO:
  3. 3. 3 FADE IN: INT. THE GREEN DRAGON (PUB). DAY HEATHER is sat at a table drinking a vodka and coke, quickly. ADAM walks past the window and into the pub and sits down with HEATHER ADAM Ok, could you just tell me your name before we start? HEATHER You god damn know who I am! ADAM Ok, calm down, why are you so angry? HEATHER I’ve caught you out! That’s why I’m so bloody angry. I don’t know who you think you are to patronize me like that! ADAM I’m sorry but I don’t know who you are HEATHER Well I’m your wife! ADAM Right ok, I think there is some confusion here. We have never met, I’m sorry but I really don’t know who you are HEATHER I don’t know why you are trying to play games with me. ADAM looks at HEATHER’S neck and sees her scar
  4. 4. 4 There is an awkward silence at the table. CLARE walks past the bar and sees her friend HEATHER sat at the table with a man she doesn’t recognize. CLARE walks into the bar CLARE Hello Heather, are you ok? HEATHER No I’m not, I’ve caught him out CLARE Sorry, you’ve caught who out? HEATHER points at ADAM HEATHER Him! My husband but he is denying that he knows me, thinking he is clever playing games with me. ADAM looks up at CLARE CLARE But Heather, you don’t have a husband HEATHER Oh not you as well HEATHER rolls her eyes, stands up and storms to the toilet CLARE takes HEATHER’s seat ADAM I’m sorry I’m so confused CLARE You don’t need to be sorry, see the thing is last year Heather was in a car accident and was in a coma for eight months. She woke up believing she had fallen in love and got married.
  5. 5. 5 ADAM looks down and rubs the back of his neck ADAM That’s awful, but I don’t understand how I’ve got involved in this CLARE She must’ve seen you and thought you were the man she married ADAM Ok, I’ll have to have a think about what to do HEATHER walks back towards the table drags another chair and sits down HEATHER You remembered me yet? ADAM Lets swap numbers and come back to each other yeah? HEATHER You think you are going to palm me of like that? CLARE Come on Heather, I’ll take you to dinner HEATHER Fine. HEATHER and ADAM swap numbers CLARE loops her arm through HEATHER’S and they leave the pub FADE TO:
  6. 6. 6 FADE IN: EXT. (outside pub). NIGHT HEATHER and CLARE leave the restaurant. HEATHER stumbles as she leaves and CLARE supports her CLARE Come on you can stay at mine, lets get you into bed! HEATHER and CLARE get into a taxi. INT. TAXI. NIGHT HEATHER is slurring her words HEATHER I mean who does he think he his? I am his wife! (short pause) I love you Clare CLARE I know, I know, I love you too, come on we are here lets get you out HEATHER and CLARE get out of the taxi and into CLARE’S house CLARE tucks HEATHER into bed CLARE Goodnight Heather, sleep well HEATHER Love you Clare FADE TO BLACK
  7. 7. 7 INT. HOSPITAL. DAY HEATHER is laid in a hospital bed, eyes closed. CLARE sits with HEATHER’S mother and father looking at HEATHER. HEATHER’S eyes start to flutter and she wakes up CLARE Heather, how are you feeling? HEATHER Confused JOANNE It’s so lovely to hear your voice HEATHER What happened? JOANNE, DAVID and CLARE tell HEATHER that she was in a car accident and has been in a coma for eight months. HEATHER Am I married? HEATHER’S parents and CLARE look at HEATHER frowning in confusion FADE OUT: THE END