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THE GATE OF LIFE
by frank klempar (fklempar@msn.com)

Rated: PG   Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy   User Review: **1/2
Young middle class average man looking for job and father of two kids will accidentally become time traveler. How to deal with knowing everything what gonna happening???


This screenplay is copyrighted to its author FRANK KLEMPAR. All rights reserved. This screenplay may not be used or reproduced without the express written permission of the author.



THE GATE OF LIFE

FADE IN:

INT. THE SHIP - DAY
                                                            
Strong deep sound slowly growing in volume in the black deep
space full of millions stars.As the sound coming closer
suddenly stop for second when come beck with the futuristic
spacecraft hitting straight to our Galaxy.
                                                            
CUT TO:

Insight the ship from" pilot view"under his hands are black
panels with the many
red ..white and blue lights show the
speed..altitude...fuel..space
map..knobs...... the pilot pressing just
everything he can he is in panic unknown
language is spoken in background coming from electronics
displays as he is trying to respond to them.Disorinted pilot
still trying
to operate his ship whiles she entering now in asteroid belt
in are
solar system . In the far distance is slowly appearing giant
planet Jupiter

                                                            
CUT TO:

Quiet deep space full of stars with the shape of planet
Jupiter
and his moons are disturb with the sound of futuristic
spacecraft . Rotating absolutely out of control disappears
in the deep space .
                                                            
CUT TO:

                                                            
 
INT. THE CRUSH - DAY
                                                            
Insight the ship from "pilot view" still same situation
pilot trying to control the ship, but his hands pressing
every
button and every digital displays unknown language in
background coming from electronic's.
The pilot screaming in order of the unknown language.

2.

Looking disorient on his left wrist.Strange devices like
huge watch with display of rolling numbers.He take quick
look through windshield and he sees huge fireball just
blasting the windshield.Pilot screaming as he is entering
Earth's atmosphere.
                                                            
CUT TO:

Beautiful green land, with the prehistoric vegetation. It is
a nice sunny day and in far distance as horizon few
mountain's proudly standing up in the beautiful blue sky.

SOMEWHERE IN NORTH CANADA 65 MIL. YEARS AGO..B.C

Sound of prehistoric animal is unexpectedly beat with the
sound of
crashing spacecraft to earth. Cross the sky over the heads
of dinosaurs and others animals just
resting on the fields appearing Huge fireball.Which soon
crush in far distance in land horizon


THE GATE OF LIFE
                                                            
 
EXT. PRESENT DAY-THE JOB - DAY
                                                            
Its rainy day for small town out sight of NEW YORK city.Man
in middle 30's .Trying to cross busy street
covering his head with Newspaper. Just about finish
crossing the street when behind him city bus drive by
and covering him with water all over his body.
" His name is STEFAN Unemployed that time"
                                                            
                       STEFAN
Hee..eey!!!!!! Whaaat..the
Heeell!!!
That is just GREAT!!!
                                                            
"Yelling on bus and trying to clean up him self"
                                                            
                       STEFAN
That is e...xactly!!..what I need
right now!!!
ohh..maann!!!!
                                                            
Stefan, angry about his wet close continue walk toward big
building name " S I R A C O M" (science research)
                                                            
                       RECEPTION GIRL
May I help you ??
                                                            

3.

                       STEFAN
hm.. a Hi...My name is Stefan,hmmm
STEFAN GRAND
I am looking for Mrs: Jack Dalton
                                                            
                       RECEPTION GIRL
      (with boring look)
?oh..Ok.. you have an appointment?
                                                            
                       STEFAN
      (opening quickly
       his newspaper)
hm..
Here!!.The job!!...night
shift..Cleaning??
                                                            
                       RECEPTION GIRL
Ya right the Add...OK.. Mrs:...??
                                                            
                       STEFAN
Grand! Stefan Grand..
                                                            
                       RECEPTION GIRL
      (light smile
       appears on her
       face)
Mrs: Grand.. Give me a sec. I'll
see What I can do for ya..
                                                            
                       STEFAN
Thank you..
                                                            
                       RECEPTION GIRL
      (have already
       phone handset
       close to her ear)
you are welcome...have seat please
...?
                                                            
"After While"
                                                            
                       RECEPTION GIRL
Mrs: Grand? Mrs: Dalton ..will see
you now
                                                            
                       STEFAN
      (Just putting back
       magazine on small
       table)
Yes thank you..
                                                            

4.

                       RECEPTION GIRL
If you just go strait... down
trough this hall..
and... on your left side is
elevator... Floor number 25
door 515..
                                                            
                       STEFAN
      (with the nice
       smile and warm
       look set)
Thank you..
                                                            
"and starting walk down the hall"
                                                            

CUT TO:
                                                            
Inside the fancy car businesswomen middle 30's nice
looking have loud conversation with her boss on cell
phone here name is SUSAN.."middle of traffic jam
                                                            
                       SUSAN
ok.ok.ok..ok...okyyy....Im on
at!!!!
                                                            
                       PHONE VOICE
you know SUSAN !! That this is
your chance
to prove it ..that you have what
it takes.
                                                            
                       SUSAN
      (her blue eyes
       sroll up and down)
I know...I want, that case I told
you right away
when I hear that!!!
                                                            
                       PHONE VOICE
ok..than..,but SUSAN..it is only
me and you!!!
who knows about that!!
                                                            
                       SUSAN
well ya sure.. but plus the
Canadian group they find
the skeleton ??
                                                            
                       PHONE VOICE
don't you worry they are my
people.
                                                            

5.

                       STEFAN
OK...Whatever...
                                                            
                       PHONE VOICE
so where are you??
                                                            
                       SUSAN
am stuck in ...got dam traffic!!!
                                                            
                       PHONE VOICE
well ..ok ..than get your lucky
ass!! over here already
                                                            
                       SUSAN
ye..ye..I am on at Jack....gees
                                                            
"she hang up the phone and continue in traffic jam"
                                                            

CUT TO:
                                                            
"Nice clean office with the large window and behind long
desk sitting man around 50 years old clean and well looking
his name is JACK DALTON"
                                                            
                       JACK D.
coming...
                                                            
"answer JACK and continue in his paper work"
                                                            
                       STEFAN
      (slowly opening a
       door and like shy
       kid enters")
Hi...mrs:..Dalton??
                                                            
                       JACK D.
yes..coming..and sit
down.......anywhere
                                                            
"not even look at him and continue in his paper work"
                                                            
                       STEFAN
      (sit in a chair
       and looking
       around the office)
                                                            
                       JACK D.
so...ok...ya.
                                                            
"closing his paper binders and look at the STEFAN"
                                                            

6.

                       JACK D.
:.how you doing...mrs.??
                                                            
                       STEFAN
Grand..Stefan Grand...
                                                            
                       JACK D.
ok...mrs: Grand..or can I just
call you STEFAN..?
                                                            
                       STEFAN
Oh.. yes.. absolutely...
                                                            
                       JACK D.
Would you like the coffee....?
                                                            
                       STEFAN
      (surprised)
no.. I am good..
                                                            
                       JACK D.
ok..than lat's get down the
business...
                                                            
"Jack sit back in his chair and reach in his pocket for
cigaret "
                                                            
                       JACK D.
      (lighting a
       cigaret)
I normally not interview are
cleaning employees but the
situation what are company is
right now...force me to do
so..
                                                            
                       STEFAN
ok..
                                                            
                       JACK D.
it is very simple..10 bucks per
hour..after three months..if you
stay!!! company benefits...it is
only night shift begin.
9pm...finish 4am..
                                                            
                       STEFAN
ok...
                                                            

7.

                       JACK D.
it is all based on complete
trust!!!
                                                            
"looking now on STEFAN with the serious eyes"
                                                            
                       STEFAN
      (surprised)
No ..problem..ya ..sure..
                                                            
                       JACK D.
the thing is that sometimes are
employees leave valuable items in
there office..and ..you know
opportunity...was there....
                                                            
                       STEFAN
oh ..ok no.. that is not me. I
don't have the problems like
that...
                                                            
                       JACK D.
      (reach his hand to
       STEFAN)
already than..You
have...resume..?? or some
reference..???
                                                            
                       STEFAN
hm..no. that is just news paper..I
do not have resume here..
                                                            
                       JACK D.
      (give deep look to
       STEFAN)
ok..I see..
                                                            
                       JACK D.
hm...hm you look like the nice
guy..so...ya you are hired !
                                                            
                       STEFAN
      (with smile on his
       face)
thank you...mrs: DALTON
                                                            
"Stefan slowly stand up from his chair"
                                                            
                       JACK D.
Before ..you leave.. are you gonna
start tonight..?
                                                            

8.

                       STEFAN
ya.. sure..no problem...
                                                            
                       JACK D.
All right...than welcome a board..
                                                            
                       STEFAN
thank you...
                                                            
"Just ready to leave ,when SUSAN !! enter and almost
collide with STEFAN."
                                                            
                       STEFAN
oh..I am so sorry
                                                            
                       SUSAN
      (with nice look
       and soft smile)
O..no..it's all right
                                                            
                       SUSAN
      (quickly turn to
       JACK)
Jack...
                                                            
                       JACK D.
ho..ho..finaly ..you here..
                                                            
"..Stefan slowly closing the door and saying for
himself(by..by)
because nobody paying attention to him anymore walking
back to elevator and he can still hear from the office.."
                                                            
                       JACK D.
gees... no media!!! SUSAN!!!
                                                            
                       SUSAN
Did I say something about Media
???
                                                            
"Stefan entering in elevator and press "L" button..."
                                                            

CUT TO:
                                                            

9.

People cover with umbrellas in raining city crossing the
streets. Its rush hour traffic cars ,taxi,city busses
allover. Stefan get in to a buss and trying to find the
seat.
                                                            
 
INT. CANADA - DAY
                                                            
For scientist in Lab in white close standing around the big
discovery lying on the long table (Parts of human skeleton)
and exchanging opinions....
                                                            
                       VICTOR
Look we are not even sure
That this is a Human??...
                                                            
                       FRANK
it is a Human....
                                                            
                       STEVE
Well it look like Human,..but we
gonna have to wait for the
DNA result.....
                                                            
                       JOHN
it cannot be..!! We find at right
beside the skeleton of
T-REX!!??
..And this look likes man.. maybe
six feet tall..with good nice
healthy teeth...I mean c'mon
folk's....?????
                                                            
"A girl early 20's just arriving behind the glass wall of
the lab overheard last comment from JOHN..(Her name is
Nicol)
                                                            
                       NICOL
      (pointing with her
       finger on few
       pages)
That is right...C'MON!!!!
but look at this!!!
                                                            
                       NICOL
      (continue)
White Male Middle 30's, almost six
feet Tall well preserve
bones!! nice teeth and most weird
part about that???
He is 65 mil Years
            (MORE)

10.

                       NICOL (cont'd)
..OLLLDDDD?????...For Christ
sake!! What is
going on here????
                                                            
"Everybody Looking on her with wide mouth open and John go
first"
                                                            
                       JOHN
Do we have some Coffee..???
                                                            
 
INT. STEFAN COMING HOME - DAY
                                                            
City buss just stopping in middle class neighborhood. Houses
with toys around, nice green lawn front of each hous.It stop
raining and few kids are playing outside.Stefan got out from
Buss and wave to driver .

CUT TO:
                                                            
Just arriving to his house, when he hears from the next
neighbor House, huge fight between a couple
                                                            
                       MAN
You!!! Bitch!!...
                                                            
                       WOMAN
      (crying voice)
What..what do I do to you...
                                                            
                       MAN
      (even more angry)
You dont!! Know!!! What ...fuck..
you ..fucking bitch!!!
                                                            
As the couple continues fight Stefan putting hes keys in to
the door lock and just shake with his head and saying to him
self" I have to get out the here"
                                                            
                       THE KIDS
      (happy)
Daddy!!...daddy..daddy..is
home...hey..moooom..
                                                            
                       STEFAN
Hey.....My champions!!!!
                                                            
                       RENATA
      (coming from
       kitchen)
Hey ..honey (give kiss to stefan)
how was your day...??
                                                            

11.

                       STEFAN
Yeeh..it was all right I guess
                                                            
                       RENATA
What you mean.. somt..
                                                            
                       STEFAN
Nooo..no everything is Ok.I am
just little tired I guess...
(saying to kids)
Chris..don't fight with your
brother...!!!!
                                                            
                       RENATA
All right boys that is enough
don't you see I have a
conversation with dad??
                                                            
                       THE KIDS
But mamma he is not stop...
                                                            
                       RENATA
I said enough!!!
                                                            
                       RENATA
      (turn beck to
       STEFAN)
What? Talk to me..
                                                            
                       STEFAN
      (putting his
       jacket to closet)
Well I find the Job to day..
                                                            
                       RENATA
Really?? Honey that is great??
                                                            
                       STEFAN
Ya but like office cleaner...
                                                            
                       RENATA
      (very proud)
So what!!! Least you are trying
you are good and caring father
there is no place for shame to
have job any Job to support your
family...I am proud of you and I
love you..
                                                            
                       STEFAN
      (satisfied)
Me too... me too babe hugging
RENATA.
                                                            

12.

                       THE KIDS
Dad?..daddyyy???
                                                            
                       STEFAN
Ok..ok I am coming!!!!
(to Renata)
Look at her for few second..and
leaving to the living room
                                                            


                                                            
 
EXT. THE SURPRISE - DAY
                                                            
Back in LAB as few scientists still debate about huge
discovery the ring of the phone right from the ground
zero,where the skeleton was found.
                                                            
                       NICOL
      (she grab the
       phone)
D.N.A. Lab??
                                                            
The voice on the phone sounds very disturb and exited as
well
                                                            
                       NICOL
      (continue)
O my got!!! Are you sure??...hm
....what?.. when?...Now!!??
                                                            
The other scientist already standing around NICOL
                                                            
                       NICOL
      (she slowly hang
       up the phone and
       looked at the her
       friends with open
       mouth and set)

Ok look all this dos not make
sense..... it is all wrong
                                                            
                       JOHN
Ok. NICOL??? talk to us
                                                            

13.

                       VICTOR
      (exited)
C'mon girl you look like you saw a
ghost or something!!
                                                            
                       NICOL
      (continue)
Ok look here is the thing. Are
human or what hell it is not only
hes 65 million years old!!
But they found some strange device
or something on remains of the
left human arm.
Are skeleton missing left arm and
they are pretty sure that the left
arm belong to him
( and she point to the table)
                                                            
                       FRANK
      (disbelieve)
What the ...
                                                            
                       JOHN
what device..???
                                                            
                       NICOL
      (exited)
Look I do not know that is what I
was told. But we will find out
because the left arm is on her way
here .
                                                            
                       STEVE
wo..wo..wo This gonna be a
looooong night!!
                                                            
                       NICOL
ye.. you not kidding
                                                            
 
EXT. THE NIGHT SHIFT - NIGHT
                                                            
"8:00 PM in Stefan house"
                                                            
Stefan getting ready to leave to work give kids a good night
and at door kissing RENATA.
                                                            
                       STEFAN
OK I got to go now babe.
                                                            
                       RENATA
Ya I know...
                                                            

14.

                       STEFAN
See ya at morning..
                                                            
                       RENATA
      (she wink on
       stefan)
Wake me up when you got home...
                                                            
                       STEFAN
      (exited)
hmmm.....C'ant wait..

                                                            
CUT TO:

Stefan enter in city buss and sits in the back. In half
empty buss two rows down a man and woman looking very dirty
and filthy looks like homeless couple. The man take out from
his packet half empty bottle of whisky and with one long sip
he empty up the bottle.He proudly look at the bottle and
with disgusting burp set
                                                            
                       HOMELESS MAN

Fuck.......me...!!!
                                                            
                       HOMELESS WOMAN
      (she turn to him
       examine him from
       up and down)

e...uuuuu...You??!!!....NEVER!!!!
                                                            
                       HOMELESS MAN
      (laughing)

Not you!! You..Dragon head. Here
(given her empty bottle) Knock you
self out.
                                                            
                       HOMELESS WOMAN
      (angry)
You just drink all you stupid!..
dirty.. !filthy!.. piece of shit!!
                                                            

15.

                       HOMELESS MAN
      (laughing)
C'mon Dragon head!! you know I
love you..I just protect you..

( and continue with the big laugh)

                                                            
Stefan laughing and slowly standing up from his seat .He
look at trough the window and see that buss just coming to a
stop right front of the tall building ( S I R A C O M)
                                                            
CUT TO:

Tall building standing up in night city like the biggest
tree in forest. Sound of the light traffic and few people
walking around. Stefan exit the buss wave to driver and
start walking toward the building. As he enters to building
The security guard sitting behind the reception desk takes
his eyes slowly from small TV set and look at the Stefan.
                                                            
                       SECURITY GUARD

Are you that new cleaner for night
shift?
                                                            
                       STEFAN

ya I am afraid so
                                                            
                       SECURITY GUARD
      (looking in paper)

your name..??
                                                            
                       STEFAN

Stefan Grand
                                                            
                       SECURITY GUARD
      (checking again
       his paper)

Ok..ya. that is correct
                                                            
                       SECURITY GUARD
      (serious continue)
All right..than sign up here..
here is your universal kay ( hands
over to Stefan plastic card) You
will be able to unlock every door
in the building but if you have
            (MORE)

16.

                       SECURITY GUARD (cont'd)
any problem with that just pick up
the phone anywhere in the
building every hall have a two
emergency phones ,just dial zero
and you will talk to me.
                                                            
                       STEFAN
      (lift his eyebrow)

ya ..ok I got that
                                                            
                       SECURITY GUARD

all right Mrs: Grand you are
good to go right behind me
(pointing with his hand on door)
Room number 101 there is all the
tools you gonna need
like..broom..vacuum. and
bla..bla..bla.. you know what I
mean..
                                                            
                       STEFAN
      (protending
       excitement)

loud and clear...
                                                            
                       SECURITY GUARD
      (look at him with
       the friendly eyes)

all right then have a fun.. (when
suddenly remember) ye ..one more
thing when you gonna clean
besetment you will probably meet
older guy his name is ANDREJ
something like that don't worry
about him hes crazy scientist
(pointing on his head) he almost
live here if you don't want to
don't talk with him.
                                                            
to be continued
                                                            


FADE OUT.


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From Thomas Akers Date 9/25/2008 **1/2
Very Great concept, Needs a little work on the spelling and such, But other than that its a solid 2.5


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