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Fabrication
by Anthony Marchio

Rated: R   Genre: Drama   User Review: ***1/2
The story of a man named Robert, who tries to find his true identity after playing a controversial game with a millionaire. Can he convince the one's he love that it is actually him, or is everything a fabrication of his mind.


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FADE IN:

INT. LOVE PARK - DAY
                                                            
FADE IN:

EXT. LOVE PARK-DAY

We see the Philadelphia skyline on a bright clear day.
People enjoy their day at LOVE PARK, and walk their dogs.
They have picnics and enjoy the summer breeze. We see a man
named ROBERT. He has brown hair, brown eyes, medium build,
and is wearing a suit and tie.

Robert is a struggling lawyer, and an artist on the side.
trying to win his first case. He has lost all the cases he
has been assigned to previously. He walks in the park and
talks on his cell phone.

ROBERT

Wait, What do you mean the case is closed? That bastard
shouldn't have walked... No, don't hang up! WAIT! (pause)
DAMN IT!

Robert looks through his cell phone and goes through the
address book. He stops at a name and presses the button and
the phone begins to ring.

INT. JENNIFER'S APARTMENT - DAY

We see a brunette woman, very slender with short hair and
bangs with a pretty face and several tattoos on her body.
Her name is JENNIFER.

Jennifer stands in her bathroom. She kneels over the sink,
though it is not visible what she is doing. Her phone begins
to ring by her bedside. She hears it and goes over to pick
it up.

JENNIFER

Hello.

ROBERT(V.O.)

Hey Cutie, its me.

Jennifer appears slightly confused.

JENNIFER


2.

Who?

ROBERT(V.O.)

Robert, your boyfriend.

She snaps out of her super and rubs her eye.

JENNIFER

Sorry baby, i was just getting out of the shower.

Jennifer wipes her noise.

ROBERT(V.O.)

It's ok what do you say we have lunch, On me.

JENNIFER

Sounds great, I'll be right there.

ROBERT(V.O.)

See you in a few.

Jennifer hangs up. She stands still staring at the ground
for a moment before she returns to the bathroom.

EXT. PARK CAFE - DAY

Robert sits out front of the cafe and waits for Jennifer.

Jennifer crosses the street. Robert signals to her.

ROBERT

Hey, How are you?

JENNIFER

Good! Did you order yet?

ROBERT

Yes I did. I got you a mocha latte and for myself, a black
coffee.

JENNIFER

Of course, your black coffee(BEAT). Hey, how did the crime
fighting go today?


3.

ROBERT

Not so well. I can't seem to catch a win

JENNIFER

Aw, poor boy. The next one will be a hit, I'm sure.

Jennifer's cell phone rings.

JENNIFER(TO ROBERT)

One second.

Jennifer answers her phone.

JENNIFER

Hey. I'm with Robert. OK, okay, don't worry! I'll be there
in a few minutes.

Jennifer hangs up.

JENNIFER(TO ROBERT)

That was Mom. Orders are backing up like crazy at the bakery
and

she's not doing so well...I should get going.

ROBERT

OK, go ahead. I'll see you later.

JENNIFER

Thank you. Bye!

ROBERT

I love you.

Jennifer runs off in the opposite direction to catch the
bus. As Jennifer runs off, her nose begins to bleed. She
stops, takes out a tissue from her purse and wipes the
blood. She turns around to see if Robert noticed. Then she
runs off to the waiting bus.

EXT. CITY SIDEWALK - MID AFTERNOON

Robert walks down the street. Suddenly his cell phone rings.

ROBERT

4.


Hello.

There is a deep raspy voice on the other end.

MAN ON PHONE (V.O.)

I knew it, it's a man!

ROBERT

Do you have the right number?

MAN ON PHONE (V.O.)

What's your name?

ROBERT

Robert, Robert King. Who's this?

MAN ON PHONE (V.O.)

Robert King, such an original name, I like it.

The man on the phone laughs.

ROBERT

Sorry, but I think you may have the wrong number. I'm going
to hang up now.

MAN ON PHONE (V.O.)

Wait Wait hold on. I was playing a game with my friend and
thanks to you I won the bet. I'd like to thank you in
person.

Robert hangs up his phone.

ROBERT

(to himself) Crazy old fool.

INT. ROBERT'S APARTMENT - NIGHT

Robert lays down on his bed, looks up at the ceiling, as it
is pouring rain outside.

Robert's cell phone rings.

ROBERT


5.

Hello.

JENNIFER(V.O)

Hey you, what are you doing?

ROBERT

Nothing, just thinking about you.

JENNIFER(V.O)

Good thoughts I hope.

ROBERT

Of course, why wouldn't they be? By the way, how is your mom
doing?

JENNIFER(V.O)

She's a little better, it's just so hard trying to deal with
her on all this medication.

ROBERT

I know, but hey you'll pull through. Don't worry, your mom's
a fighter. Did you eat?

JENNIFER(V.O)

Mhmm, something you hate.

ROBERT

Steak.

JENNIFER(V.O)

Yep.. Oh I got to go, my mom's calling again.

ROBERT

Bye.

As ROBERT places his phone on his stand, we see a figure of
a woman looking through his window. Robert is startled and
jumps up, and runs to his front door.

Robert opens his front door. The woman standing there is
LAURA. She is a tall blond woman with piercing features and
big blue eyes.


6.

ROBERT

Can I help you, who are you?

LAURA

Didn't you get a phone call earlier in the day, about a bet?

Robert thinks for a moment.

ROBERT

Oh yeah, some crazy old fool called me.

LAURA

Sadly that crazy old fool is my husband. I know its late and
rude of me, but I found your address by tracking your cell
phone. Would you mind coming with me?

ROBERT

And going Where? Don't you know it's an invasion of privacy
to look up were someone lives?

LAURA

Sorry about that. But if you don't come with me my husband
might...

ROBERT

Might what?

LAURA

Please. It won't take long.

ROBERT

I don't even know you, and you want me to go with you
somewhere. Where the hell do you want me to go? Could you
please leave? I have to get some sleep.

LAURA

Please, Wait.

Laura slips Robert a business card through the small gap in
his door. He grabs it reluctantly, and stares at it for a
moment.

EXT. ROBERT'S APARTMENT - NIGHT

7.


Robert and Laura walk to a car waiting outside in the rain.

INT. ATLANTIC CITY CASINO - NIGHT

The crowd is alive tonight, high rollers winning and
beautiful women walking by, we see a bunch of men at a far
table in the corner playing cards, drinking, and smoking. We
see the face of one man, his name is NICK, he is talking to
a woman. He looks like a rebel wearing a leather jacket and
a gold chain, with his slick back hair and laid back
posture. From afar a man motions to him. NICK walks over.

NICK

Yes Sir.

We see RITCHIE a man same age as Nick, but with a powerful
face and mean look. He is Nick's boss, We see Ritchie
playing cards.

RITCHIE

What do you think I should do.

Ritchie shows Nick pocket KINGS.

NICK

I'm not sure, Sir.

RITCHIE

How bout this if you tell me. half of the money in the pot
will go to you. What do you say!

Nick looks at the flop on the table it reads. King of
diamonds, ten of spades, Ace of spades.

NICK

I would go all in sir.

RITCHIE

Good choice.

Ritchie pushes in all of his remaining chips, so far there
is twenty-five million in the pot. he waits for the other
man to fold or call. One man calls him he pushes all in as
well with the rest of his thirty million in chips. They both
turn there cards over. Ritchie shows pocket KINGS(of hearts
and clubs), the man turns over a JACK of spades and an eight

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of hearts.

Here comes the river, and it is a King of spades, Ritchie
hits his four of a kind.

RITCHIE

Well my friend, it looks like your night just ran out of
luck.

As Ritchie stands the dealer turns over the river it is a
queen of spades, giving the man a ROYAL FLUSH full of
spades. The crowd looks on as they cheer and jeer. Ritchie
looks on in disappointment as Nick has a look off shock on
his face.

POKER MAN

No, it seems my luck just got even better.

Ritchie looks on in anger and turns to NICK and whispers in
his ear.

RITCHIE

Let's Talk.

EXT. BACK LOT OF THE CASINO - NIGHT

We see Nick on the ground as he is bleeding from the nose
and mouth. Three men including Ritchie stand over Nick.

RITCHIE

Again...Again you cost me more than twenty million.

NICK

Then if you knew the risk why did you take it?

RITCHIE

Are you talking back?

Ritchie kicks Nick in the face, he leans down next to him.

RITCHIE

Next time i see you, I want my twenty million. Got it?

Nick spits blood into Ritchie's face. Ritchie punches Nick
for good measure and walks away.


9.

Ext. OLD MANSION HOME - NIGHT

A car pulls up to the house. In walks Robert and Laura.

INT. OLD MANSION HOME - NIGHT

LAURA

This way, follow me.

Laura and Robert walk through the house, Robert looks at the
collection of painting that are hanging on the wall, they
resemble fifteenth century art, as they continue to walk
down the hall, we see more collections ranging from swords,
knives and statues.

INT.MANSION LIVING ROOM - NIGHT

Both Laura and Robert reach the main living room of the
home, as Laura opens the double doors we see GABRIEL KANE, a
MIDDLE AGED MAN WITH SALT AND PEPPER HAIR, SMOKING A CIGAR.
Next to GABRIEL to his right, we see his friend DANNY
another middle aged man with brown hair and behind GABRIEL
his right hand man, FELIX, a well built man standing tall.

LAURA

Honey, I found him and he's here.

Gabriel begins to cough.

LAURA

Are you alright?

DANNY

Gabriel, come on you know you shouldn't be smoking.

Robert is looking around as he is surprised at all of the
stuff. Gabriel looks up at Robert.

GABRIEL

WELCOME! Please come sit.

Robert walks over and takes a seat.

LAURA

He's a lawyer. I brought him here at your request.

GABRIEL

10.


You brought a lawyer so you can take my money.

Laura looks to Robert.

LAURA

He's a comedian.

ROBERT

If you don't need me, then I should leave.

Robert stands.

FELIX

Hold on. Please sit down, he's been anxious to meet you!

Gabriel takes out a match to light his cigar.

GABRIEL

I owe you an apology. The phone call earlier today must have
confused you. I apologize, but I'm happy you're here now i
can explain, When you answered your phone I won a bet with
my friend over here.

Gabriel points to Danny, Danny has an upset look on his
face.

GABRIEL

He and I have never lost in our lifetime. Ever since I
called your phone I've been lucky. So I wanted to show my
appreciation, why don't you take a seat.

Robert very hesitantly sits down on the couch.

GABRIEL

Now, how about making a bet with me. What do you say; we
dial a number and guess if a man, or woman answers, it's
that simple.

ROBERT

What?

Gabriel puts out his cigar, he looks over at Felix. Felix
nods his head; he walks over to a table across the room. He
lifts off the cover; under the cover we see a large sum of
money.

11.


Robert's jaw drops as he looks at the money in surprise.
Gabriel slowly gives a little smirk as he looks at Robert.
Robert looks at Gabriel.

GABRIEL

One hundred million dollars never looked so good... You get
once chance and only one chance. Winner takes all.

ROBERT

I can make this kind of some of money within two years. Is
this a big joke? I better leave.

GABRIEL

Now would a middle aged man like me pull your leg? Life
itself is a gamble, the way this shitty economy is right now
and the horrible job our fucking president is doing,you need
more money than you think. I mean you cant get this kind of
money if you don't win any cases. So what do you say shall
we play

Robert looks at the money again.

ROBERT

Alright.

GABRIEL

Under one condition, you yourself must wager something equal
in value.

ROBERT

Makes sense, but I don't have much to wager.

GABRIEL

Why not? You have a perfectly healthy body.

ROBERT

What? Listen, The only reason I came was because you wanted
to see me, I'm not interested in giving up my body, there is
no real reason for me being here. I'll see myself out.

Robert gets up and walks out of the room, as Gabriel looks
on.

INT. MANSION HOME HALLWAY - NIGHT

12.


We see Robert walking down the hallway as he stops and looks
at a painting.

INT. BAR ATLANTIC CITY - NIGHT

We see Nick sitting at the bar drunk drinking a beer. The
blood on his face is caked dry from the beating.

NICK(TO HIMSELF)

Where the fuck am I going to find twenty million dollars.
HUH? HUH?!

BARTENDER

Listen buddy, take your troubles some other place.

NICK

FUCK YOU!

The Bartender takes Nick by the shoulders and throws him
out.

INT. JENNIFER'S MOTHERS HOUSE - NIGHT

Jennifer gets out of the shower. She wipes the fog from the
bathroom mirror. She looks around to see if her mother is
there. She opens the medicine cabinet and takes out her
mother's pills. She opens them and takes four.

While her mother is setting up the table for dinner there is
a knock at the door. Jennifer's mother opens it and three
men are waiting on the other side. Jennifer's mother
screams.

EXT. MANSION HOME DRIVEWAY - NIGHT

It is still raining outside, Robert runs under some trees to
try not to get wet. His cell phone rings.

JENNIFER(V.O.)

Robert come quick. Those men are here again. Please Hurry!

EXT. JENNIFER'S MOTHERS HOUSE - NIGHT

Robert gets out of a cab.

INT. JENNIFER'S MOTHERS HOUSE - NIGHT

Jennifer's hair is still wet as she sits with her mother on

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the couch. The three men stand near them. Jennifer reaches
to MAN 1.

MAN 1

Don't fucking touch me.

JENNIFER

Please, stop this! What do you want from us?

MAN 1

That shitty boyfriend of yours better have that money when
he gets here, or your boy is dead.

MAN 2

They wont have the money cause there to busy eating pricey
meals. What a life.

JENNIFER'S MOTHER

I told you you'll get the money soon! Why are you doing
this?

JENNIFER

I'll call the police if you don't leave.

MAN 3

Yeah go ahead and try you little bitch!

Man 3 throws a plate of food toward Jennifer but it misses
her head.

MAN 1

Quit throwing that shit!

The door opens and Robert runs in.

JENNIFER'S MOTHER

Robert!

As she stands, Jennifer's mother gets pushed down by Man 1.
She hits her head on the coffee table.

MAN 1

HEY! Sit down.

14.


JENNIFER

Mom! Mom are you okay?

Robert gets pushed to the floor. Jennifer tries to help but
Man 3 slaps her in the face, knocking her out.

MAN 3

Stay still bitch.

Robert tackles Man 1 to the floor and begins to punch him.
Man 2 and 3 come over and tackle Robert and start to beat
him up.

ROBERT

You motherfucker, I'll kick your ass.

MAN 1

Take this piece of shit outside!

EXT. FRONT OF HOUSE - NIGHT

All three men beat up on Robert. Punches land one after
another.

INT. JENNIFER'S MOTHERS HOUSE - NIGHT

Jennifer's mother stirs.

JENNIFER'S MOTHER

Where's Robert?

Jennifer looks around the apartment. She gets up from the
floor and walks towards the window.

EXT. FRONT OF HOUSE - NIGHT

Robert is on the ground. He gets kicks from all directions.
Jennifer cry's as she stares out the window.

MAN 1

You little cocksucker, I'll show you who your messing with.
You have nothing.

Jennifer cries even more.

MAN 1

15.


Bring me the money in three days, Next time I wont be so
easy on you.

Robert is slow to get up as he is in pain. Robert spits out
blood as he beings to cry.

INT. JENNIFER'S MOTHERS HOUSE - NIGHT

As we see Robert stand up and walk off, Jennifer is still
crying. She begins to hyperventilate. Her mother notices.

JENNIFER'S MOTHER

Jenny, Honey Whats wrong?

JENNIFER

(gasping for breath)

I'm fine, I'll be okay.

She runs into the bathroom and takes out her mother's pills
from the medicine cabinet. She stops and looks at herself in
the mirror and wipes the snot and tears away from her eyes.
She takes six pills, closes the bottle and slumps to the
floor.

EXT. MANSION HOME FRONT DOOR - NIGHT

We see Robert standing in front of the door. He walks in.

INT. MANSION LIVING ROOM - NIGHT

Robert walks into the living room, as we hear a crash of
lighting outside, As Gabriel, Danny, Felix, and Laura look
on.

GABRIEL

Welcome Back.

ROBERT

I'll take the bet.

GABRIEL

Good choice.

ROBERT

If I win, promise me the one hundred million is mine.

16.


GABRIEL

Of course.

Robert turns his head and looks at the hundred million
dollars as blood runs down his face.

INT. MANSION LIVING ROOM - NIGHT

We see three cell phones laid out in front of Gabriel.

GABRIEL

Now let me explain the rules. We pick between a Man and a
Woman, and call out any random number in turn. Once all ten
numbers are called, then we will dial to see who picks up.
It's that simple. We only play once. If the number does not
exist or no one picks up then we try again.

Robert quickly shakes his head.

GABRIEL

You first.

ROBERT

Alright, I say its a man.

GABRIEL

Then I choose a woman. So say your number first.

ROBERT

Five.

GABRIEL

Two.

We see Gabriel punching in the number.

ROBERT

Three.

GABRIEL

One.

ROBERT

17.


Seven.

GABRIEL

Six.

ROBERT

My last number is zero.

As Gabriel puts the last number, He suddenly grabs his
chest, and falls to the floor.

DANNY

Gabriel, Gabriel whats wrong?

Robert has a concerned look on his face.

FELIX

Sir, Sir, SIR!

DANNY

Gabriel, wake up. Felix, call Dr. Smith right away!

INT. MANSION HALLWAY - NIGHT

We see Dr. Smith and his staff take Gabriel into a backroom
of the house as Felix, Danny and Laura follow.

INT. MANSION LIVING ROOM - NIGHT

We see Robert looking at the phone, he picks it up and looks
at it.

INT. BACKROOM OF MANSION - NIGHT

DR. SMITH

Clear!

Dr. Smith shocks Gabriel, Nothing Happens.

DR. SMITH

Nurse, turn it to 300 volts.

INT. MANSION HALLWAY - NIGHT

We see Robert with the phone in his hand walking toward the

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backroom. Robert is hesitant to dial the number but presses
the button anyway. The phone rings. a MAN picks up

MAN(V.O)

Hello, Hello?

ROBERT

It's a man.

MAN(V.O)

Hello, Hello?

ROBERT

I cant believe it, it's a man.

INT. BACKROOM OF MANSION - NIGHT

Robert goes through the doors of the backroom and is
excited.

ROBERT

Its a man, a MAN! I won.

LAURA

Please leave.

ROBERT

What?...

LAURA

My husband is dead so the bet is off.

Laura looks at Robert.

LAURA

Didn't you hear me, you moron! My husband is dead so the bet
is off.

Robert looks at Gabriel's body, Laura begins to laugh
hysterically. Danny and Felix are disgusted.

LAURA

It's finally over, That bastard is dead. If this went on any

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longer, I would have put him out of his misery myself.

ROBERT

But wait...

LAURA

I can't believe you actually went through with this crazy
bet. Maybe that's why you are what you are kid--nothing. Hm,
what should i do first? Felix, give me your phone. (pause)
What are you waiting for? You don't want to give it to me?
Well, don't bother, I'll call them myself. I was going to
fire you anyway, you stupid shit.

Laura begins to dial a number as she smiles, we see Robert
with a surprised look on his face.

LAURA

Hello?

Laura notices Robert's look and turns around. We see Gabriel
sitting up and looking at Laura. She is in shock and drops
the phone.

GABRIEL

It's funny how you couldn't see through this little trap.
You didn't deserve to run my company. As i just found out,
your not fit for the job.

LAURA

You use me and cut me loose empty handed!

GABRIEL

What about all of these collections, the statues, the
artwork? Isn't that enough for you, honey? I can take
everything away from you.

Gabriel gives a little smirk.

LAURA

You're horrible, you know that? You're fucking crazy!

Laura walks out. We see Robert now smiling.

INT. MANSION LIVING ROOM - NIGHT

We see Felix open the door. Gabriel, Danny and Robert walk

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in. As Robert walks in he goes right over to the money,
looks at it and smiles.

GABRIEL

Come sit over here.

Robert is smiling.

ROBERT

Let me try the number again.

Robert dials the number again.

ROBERT(HANDS THE PHONE TO GABRIEL)

Here.

Robert smiles again as he looks at the money.

MAN(V.O.)

Who the fuck is this, why do you keep bothering me?

Gabriel slowly smiles.

MAN(V.O.)

I know who you are, you want more from me! Well honey, this
ass is closed for the night.

Robert takes the phone from Gabriel and puts it on speaker.

ROBERT

Your a man right? Right?

INT. TRANSVESTITES ROOM - NIGHT

We see a middle aged transvestite taking off her makeup.

MAN

Honey, I'm in every way a woman, and don't forget it! I just
come complete with a set of pesky balls. But we can work
around them...

INT. MANSION LIVING ROOM - NIGHT

Robert drops the phone as he is in disbelief, and Gabriel
cant stop smiling, and ends the call for Robert.


21.

GABRIEL

Always be careful when playing a game, even up to the final
seconds. The bigger and more riskier the game, The crazier
it gets!

Gabriel takes both his hands and squeezes Robert's face, he
smiles as Robert is terrified.

GABRIEL

Now, time for my prize.

INT. SURGICAL BAY - DAY

DR. SMITH

Your blood types are different, but we can't do anything
about that. Otherwise, nature is cooperating nicely. The
height difference is negligible -- within 1/2 an inch. Eye
color -- almost a perfect match. Hairline will be adjusted
with laser-shears... micro-plugs for the body hair... the
teeth will be bonded.

GABRIEL

Lets do it!

We see both Robert and Gabriel laying down on the operating
table. The doctors begin surgery, they cut open both Robert
and Gabriel head. They slowly remove their brains and put it
into the others.We slowly see the fatigue on the doctors.
They carefully map out the skin and nerve structures to go
with each ones body function. Robert will receive Gabriel's
brain while Gabriel receives Robert's brain, GABRIEL KANE
HAS BECOME ROBERT KING.

TIME LAPSE: ONE MONTH

INT. GABRIEL'S ROOM - DAY

We see Gabriel who is now Robert laying up in his bed, as he
drinks a glass of wine. In walks Felix.

GABRIEL

Is he awake?

FELIX

His recovery is much slower than yours. There are no signs
of complications.


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Robert takes a sip of his wine.

GABRIEL

Keep an eye on him for awhile. Oh, is Danny here.

FELIX

Yes Sir. he's waiting for you downstairs.

Robert stands up and we see a big scar on his head.

INT. MANSION LIVING ROOM - DAY

We see Robert open the doors to the room. As he walks in
sitting on the couch is Dr. Smith.

DR. SMITH

How do you feel, Sir.

GABRIEL

Better than ever you idiot, haven't felt this way in
thirty-five years.

DR. SMITH

Your recovering fairly quickly.

GABRIEL

So the operation was successful.

DR. SMITH

Yes it was. No side effects, no reaction to the medication.
All senses are normal. If you can keep this up for six
months you'll be fine.

Robert looks at his young hands.

GABRIEL

Well i guess we should leave that mess in the basement for
six more months then!

DR. SMITH

Not really, the longer he stays in a dark place, plus the
amount of stress his body will suffer it could have negative
effects on him


23.

GABRIEL

Is that so. I guess we let him go then. I mean who else in
the world could pull this off but you? You are a genius.

DR. SMITH

Your lucky, I guess it was fate that brought you two
together.

GABRIEL

Maybe so...

INT. JENNIFER'S BAKERY STORE - DAY

Jennifer helps her mother with the baking. As Jennifer is
moving things around her nose begins to bleed again.
Jennifer's mother chats away.

JENNIFER

(under her breath) AW, shit.

JENNIFER'S MOTHER

...How's Robert feeling? I want to speak to him. I feel so
horrible after...Jennifer, My goodness! you nose is
bleeding!

Jennifer wipes the blood from her nose. She smiles.

JENNIFER

I'm fine mom, I'm probably just over worked. I'll go clean
up.

Jennifer runs to the bathroom and locks the door behind her.

INT. BAKERY STORE BATHROOM - DAY

We see Jennifer's eyes a little heavy as she has bags under
them. She starts to shake, and looks around for something to
get her fix. She cant find anything. She begins to moan in
agony. We hear Jennifer's Mother near the door.

EXT. BAKERY STORE BATHROOM - DAY

JENNIFER'S MOTHER

Honey, are you alright?

INT. BAKERY STORE BATHROOM - DAY

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JENNIFER

Yeah mom, I'm fine, I'll be out in a minute! (beat) Jesus
Christ!

Jennifer opens the medicine cabinet in the bathroom, she
looks around. We see a bottle of old Prozac, she opens it
and takes the whole thing. She leans over the sink and takes
a deep breath. She washes her face and slumps out of the
bathroom.

INT. BASEMENT OF MANSION - DAY

We see a dark room with very little light coming through the
window. We hear water dripping in the bathroom. We see
ROBERT KING HAS BECOME GABRIEL KANE. Now he is an old man he
begins to wake up. He looks at the room. he looks at his
hands and feels his face, he struggles to sit up but is in
very bad pain. as he slowly comes to and manages to sit up a
SUDDEN pain hits him in the head.

Robert slowly tries to of the bed every time he does, he
grabs his head in pain and screams. SUDDENLY three men walk
in they are Dr.Smith's Nurses, they take out a needle, and
sedate Gabriel. As they put in the needle in walks Robert.

ROBERT

Help me, please help me.

GABRIEL

Help you? You did this to yourself. You played my game and
look what happens!

As Robert lunges toward Gabriel, he is taken a back by a
sudden rush of the medication. He slowly relaxes and falls
asleep.

INT. MANSION LIVING ROOM - DAY

In walks Gabriel and Felix, We see Danny sitting on the
couch waiting for Gabriel, But Danny does not know that the
operation took place. Danny sees Robert not Gabriel.

DANNY

Oh Robert, your still here.

We see Gabriel smile.

DANNY

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Where is Gabriel?

Gabriel walks over and sits down in his chair.

GABRIEL

Danny its me, your friend Gabriel.

Gabriel takes out his cigar and lights it.

DANNY

Wait, you're telling me that your Gabriel.

GABRIEL

Yes I am. I'm the Gabriel that used to play games with you
everyday remember? But as you can see. I have a different
look now.

DANNY

What the fuck are you talking about.

FELIX

Danny, it's him.

DANNY

What happened to that young man then?

GABRIEL

Living in that dying body I suppose.

DANNY

How is that possible?

GABRIEL

To most people it isn't, But Dr. Smith made it happen.

Gabriel begins to laugh as he puts out his cigar.

GABRIEL

Why do you think? I found the best neurosurgeon in the
world. Won't you congratulate me on winning the biggest bet
of my fucking life?


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Gabriel laughs!

DANNY

Are you out of your damn mind?

GABRIEL

Sorry I had to cheat a little. But I didn't cheat on the
final game, the last one was fair.

DANNY

Fair, Fair. You call this fair? That poor kid put his life
on the line while you only put a part of yours. If you
wanted this whole fucking thing to be fair, you should of
put everything on the line as well!

GABRIEL

Are you telling me. That little shit is not at fault for
anything? You could see it in his eyes that he wanted the
money.

DANNY

You used an act of God and human nature to get what you
wanted.

GABRIEL

That has nothing to do with anything you know why?

Gabriel leans into Danny's face.

GABRIEL

Because I'm GOD!

Gabriel begins to laugh!

DANNY

You're fucking crazy.

INT. BASEMENT OF MANSION - DAY

We see Robert walking around in the small room he is
confined to. He sees the bathroom and walks in.

INT. BASEMENT BATHROOM - DAY

Robert walks to the sink and bends down to wash his face. We

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see the same surgical marking on him as we did Gabriel. As
he looks up at the mirror he sees Gabriel's face, In horror
he quickly washes his face again, as he looks up he still
sees Gabriel's face.

Angry he punches the mirror as it shatters into little
pieces as he falls to the floor crying.

INT. BASEMENT OF MANSION - DAY

We see Robert lying in his bed. Felix walks in.

FELIX

I know you don't feel like it, but you must come to terms
right away.

ROBERT

This is not what I wagered.

FELIX

You made this choice, no one else, you played the game. You
fell into his trap. Want Proof?

Felix takes out a small tape recorder

ROBERT(V.O.)

I'll take the bet

GABRIEL(V.O.)

Magnificent choice.

As Robert listens he nods his head back and forth

ROBERT(V.O.)

Promise if I win the money will be mine.

GABRIEL(V.O.)

Of course.

Felix stops the tape recorder.

ROBERT

No, this cant be.

FELIX

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Whether you like it or not you're gonna die. Stay here or
leave. Game over, and that's final.

EXT. CITY SIDEWALK - MID AFTERNOON

We see Jennifer walking to her art class at the downtown
museum. She is holding her artwork.

int. Art museum classroom


We see Jennifer sitting in class waiting for class to
begin... she looks around at the other painting in the room.
In walks LAURA...

LAURA

Hello, class my name is Laura Kane and I'm your substitute
for this evening. Mr. Kardon couldn't make it.

We see a nude model in front of the class.

LAURA

Now class, Here is your objective for this evening. draw
this beautiful women detail by detail, I will walk around
and help you if you need a hand.

Jennifer begins to draw, as Laura walks around the class
room. About and hour passes by and Laura notices Jennifer's
work. Laura walks over...

LAURA

Beautiful work, What's your name

JENNIFER

Oh, Jennifer. Jennifer Amberton.

LAURA

Well Jennifer, Keep it up.

Jennifer goes back to work, 2hrs pass by.

LAURA

Alright, that is it for this evening, please bring your work
up so i can give it to Mr. Kardon. Have a good evening.

Everyone is last to leave except Jennifer, Jennifer sits at

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her station with her head down. Laura walks over.

LAURA

Jennifer, are you alright?

Jennifer looks up and we see blood dripping from her nose.

LAURA

Jennifer, you're bleeding. Here let me help you.

JENNIFER

No I'm fine. I'm sorry, I have to go.

LAURA

Jennifer wait.

As Jennifer grabs her things and runs out, a few things drop
out of her bag, a medicine bottle, a business card, and a
photograph. Laura picks up everything and looks at the
photograph suspiciously.

EXT. FRONT OF A BUILDING - DAY

We see Gabriel get out of his limo, as Felix walks around.

GABRIEL

Is this it?

FELIX

Yes Sir?

As Gabriel walks past the entrance we see a sign that reads
Janus International Bank.

Gabriel walks through the front doors, as everyone begins to
stare and look at him. We see Gabriel with a smirk on his
face.

INT. OFFICE ROOM MEETING - DAY

Gabriel is sitting at the head of the table.

GABRIEL

My name is Robert Kane and I've come to take my uncles
place.


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Gabriel looks up at the people sitting around the table,
they are confused, We see a man named MR. MORELAND smoking a
cigar. Gabriel tells Felix to tell Moreland to put it out.

FELIX

Mr. Moreland if you would, please put out your cigar.

Mr. Moreland smiles and continues to smoke, Felix takes out
the cigar from his hand and puts it out. Meanwhile Gabriel
takes out his cigar and lights it.

CORPORATE MAN 1

He smokes like his Uncle.

CORPORATE MAN 2

I know he looks just like his uncle; The little shit.

GABRIEL

Gentlemen do you care to share? NO... then shut the fuck up!

Everyone looks on in disgust.

GABRIEL

Listen, you cant run a business with just money. If you take
money from my company watch your back. That includes those
of who think you can run this company.

Gabriel looks at Mr. Moreland.

GABRIEL

If you find it hard working for a young man like myself,
then there's the door. There are plenty of young people who
would love to work here, and take the jobs from older dying
men. That's it for today.

INT. BUILDING HALLWAY - DAY

GABRIEL

How was my little performance?

FELIX

It was amazing. You really acted like a young man.

GABRIEL


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Young man! I am a young man, and i have my whole life ahead
of me.

FELIX

My apologies, Sir.

GABRIEL

It's alright. Besides I'm way younger than you now.

Gabriel gives Felix a little tap on the shoulder. Felix
looks humiliated.

EXT. NICK'S APARTMENT - NIGHT

We see Nick getting out of his car and head up a flight of
steps to his apartment, he put his key in the door.

INT. NICK'S APARTMENT - NIGHT

As Nick opens the door, he fumbles inside to find the light
switch. As he makes his way to the coffee table to turn on
the light he falls over something. He slowly crawls and puts
the light on. As the light comes on we see Robert laying on
the floor. Nick doesn't realize that's its actually Robert
but he sees Gabriel's face.

NICK

Who the hell are you? !hat do you want. Did Ritchie send
you?

ROBERT

Uncle, Uncle it's me, Robert!

Nick has a confused look on his face.

NICK

My nephew Robert? no, it cant be. you're some old bum that
found his way into my apartment.

Nick gets up and goes to his room, he grabs a gun under his
bed.

NICK

I'm giving you ten seconds to get the fuck out of my
apartment.

ROBERT

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Uncle, Uncle! Please it's me! I cant go back home they took
everything from me.

NICK

Ten.

ROBERT

I can prove it!

NICK

Nine.

ROBERT

When your father died three years ago, we called you at the
casino to come home!

NICK

Eight.

ROBERT

But you said you were home, when you weren't.

NICK

Seven.

ROBERT

Two months later you came home after divorcing Emily, asking
for money.

Nick looks at Robert as he stutters the number six, he
slowly lowers the gun.

NICK

Robert.. is it really you? What the hell happened?

Robert crawls toward his uncle, grabs him as he cries near
his leg.

ROBERT

Yes, Yes it's me. They took everything from me.

NICK

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Who?

INT. JENNIFER'S BAKERY STORE - DAY

We see Jennifer kneading dough in the front, In walks Laura,
Jennifer looks up.

JENNIFER

Mrs. Kane. Hello. How are you? How did you find me.

LAURA

You dropped these.

Laura hands Jennifer over the items.

JENNIFER

Please, don't tell my mom. She doesn't know.

LAURA

If you want, we can talk about it. I have a question to ask
you myself.

JENNIFER

Yeah sure. MOM? I'm going on my lunch now. I'll be back
soon.

Ext. Coffee house - day

Jennifer and Laura are sitting outside.

LAURA

How long have you been taking medication!

JENNIFER

Since my mom went back into the hospital. It's just been so
hectic...

LAURA

I know how you feel, I've been there. It's not the answer
Jennifer.

JENNIFER

Then, What is?

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Laura looks at Jennifer and quickly changes the subject.

LAURA

So how long have you been an artist.

JENNIFER

About six years, my boyfriend and I are both artists but he
does his on the side, while hes fighting criminal cases all
day at work.

LAURA

So hes a lawyer.

JENNIFER

MHMMM.

LAURA

So was that him in the picture you dropped.

JENNIFER

Well it used to be.

LAURA

What do you mean.

JENNIFER

I haven't seen him in like a month.

LAURA

Your boyfriends name is.

JENNIFER

Robert.

LAURA

Oh lovely.

Laura looks at Jennifer in a shocked sort of way, chuckles a
little and sips her coffee.

JENNIFER

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Is there something you wanted to ask me.

Laura looks at her watch.

LAURA

Well would you look at the time, I know your mother wont be
happy taking more than an hour lunch.

JENNIFER

Your right, well it was nice seeing you, Ms Kane. Have a
good day.

LAURA

You to bye.

Jennifer walks off as Laura sits there with a stunned look
on her face.


INT. GABRIEL'S OFFICE - DAY

Gabriel goes through some belongings of Robert's and he sees
a picture of Jennifer, Gabriel dials outside to the front.

FELIX

Yes Sir.

GABRIEL

Find out more about Robert's girlfriend.

FELIX

Yes Sir.

Gabriel runs his finger over the picture and gives a little
smirk.

INT. NICK'S APARTMENT - NIGHT

We see Robert crying in pain as he looks at a medicine
bottle that reads. TAKE ONE PILL WHEN IN PAIN. Robert takes
the bottle and smashes it on the floor, pills fly everywhere
as Robert screams in pain and falls to the floor.

He sees a pill next to him, he takes it and puts it in his
mouth, he slowly swallows it as he grabs his head harder, he
begins to cry once again.

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Robert begins to calm down, as he turns his head he sees a
drawing he did of Jennifer. He crawls to the picture and
takes it off the stand, he looks and touches it, he takes
the picture and holds it against his chest.

In walks Nick. He sees Robert crying as he holds the
picture.

NICK

Oh, My!

INT. GABRIEL'S CAR - DAY

We see Felix driving Gabriel in his car.

FELIX

It seems her father took out loans from the bank to run his
business. They are harassing Robert's Girlfriend to pay back
the money, Her mother is also in and out of the hospital
with her poor health.

GABRIEL

How much does he owe?

FELIX

About half a million dollars.

Gabriel shrugs his shoulder and sighs.

INT. JENNIFER'S BAKERY STORE - DAY

Jennifer looks horrible and tired, and the three men from
her apartment are asking for the money.

MAN 1

You don't think I'm a bad guy, do you? I'm just doing my
job.

Man 1 touches Jennifer's face. She slaps his hand out of the
way.

MAN 1

I like my women like that, pay me and save me the trouble.
You guys going to get something to eat.

MAN 2

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Yeah Boss.

As Man 2 and Man 3 are walking out the door, they run into
Felix who pushes them back inside. We see Felix holding a
briefcase.

MAN 2

Take your hands off me!

Behind Felix we see Gabriel walk in and look around.

MAN 1

Who the hell are you?

Jennifer looks up and is surprised to see Robert, But what
she doesn't know is that it's not Robert.

MAN 1

You again! Bringing along a friend this time? I didn't
recognize you in your new suit. Did you win the lottery?
Take them out of here.

MAN 2

Get out!

As Man 2 is about to hit Felix, Felix blocks it and punches
him in the stomach and smacks Man 3 in the face.

MAN 1

Who the fuck are you?

Felix walks over to the counter and puts down the briefcase
and opens it, inside we see half a million dollars.

MAN 1

What the hell!

Man 1 is surprised by the large sum of money, Felix takes
out a business card and hands it over to Man 1.

MAN 1

President of Janus International Bank. Robert Kane. KANE...

Man 1 looks at Gabriel in a surprised way.


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MAN 1

Janus International, Sir, I'm sorry I didn't know.

Man 1 looks at Jennifer.

MAN 1

You're his wife. Sir, please forgive me!

Jennifer looks confused, and utters under her breath,

JENNIFER

Janus International Bank...


GABRIEL

That will be all. Let's go.

Gabriel turns and leaves, Jennifer gets up.

JENNIFER

Robert?

Gabriel stops and turns around, He looks at Jennifer and
walks out.

EXT. MANSION FRONT GATE - DAY

We see Robert walking to the front of the gate, but its
closed.

ROBERT

Anybody there? Anybody? You crazy fuck come out! Let me see
Gabriel Kane. Let me see Gabriel Kane!

One of the servants come out.

SERVANT

What the hell are you shouting at old man?

ROBERT

Mister?

SERVANT

Who the hell are you? I asked you a question.

39.


The servant opens the gate.

ROBERT

Please, let me see Gabriel Kane.

SERVANT

Who do you think you're kidding

ROBERT

Please, let me see Gabriel Kane.

SERVANT

He's been dead for over a month now. Go away.

ROBERT

He took my body because I lost a bet. I should be calling
the police, you Bastards.

Robert grabs the servant.

SERVANT

Crazy old man, Get lost.

The servant pushes Robert down.

SERVANT

The funny thing is, I'm surprised you look like him.

ROBERT

Mister, Mister!

SERVANT

Don't mister me.

Robert crawls to the gate and begins to scream and cry.

ROBERT

Let me see him. Please I have to see him...

INT. GABRIEL'S CAR - DAY

We see Jennifer and Gabriel in the car.

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JENNIFER

Whats going on? Where the fuck have you been?

Gabriel just looks at Jennifer.

JENNIFER

How could you do this to me, Robert? How could you just
leave?

Jennifer looks at Gabriel, he looks out the window.

JENNIFER

What is happening?!

GABRIEL

You talk to much. I paid off your debts and your mother's
hospital bills, isn't that enough?

JENNIFER

What are you talking about? You came to pay my debts?

GABRIEL

Stop it! Just get out of my car. You look like shit! Jesus,
go clean yourself up. Felix, pull the fuck over!

JENNIFER

Robert, why are you acting like this to me? When did i ever
ask you to pay my debts? I feel disgusting. You know what
I've been through these days, you know, I just wish I was
dead. How could you do such a thing? What about the money?
What about this car? Where is everything coming from?

They both look at each other. Jennifer looks defeated.

JENNIFER

Please, just...just stop the car.

Felix pulls over and Jennifer gets out.

GABRIEL

Let's go.

INT. JENNIFER'S APARTMENT - DAY

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We see Jennifer at her kitchen table. She looks a mess, her
eyes are heavy and her hair is messed up. She stares at a
drawing she made of Robert. Next to that lays a spoon, a
couple of pills, a lighter and a needle. She takes the pills
and breaks it onto the spoon, she takes the lighter and
places it under the spoon to slowly liquefy the substance.

As the substance turns to liquid, she places the spoon down
and takes the needle and slowly takes up the substance.

She hits her arm a couple times and injects herself with the
drug. After she does this she sits back in her chair and
stares at the drawing, numb.

INT. NICK'S APARTMENT - DAY

We see Robert standing in the bathroom looking in the mirror
with business card in his hand. SUDDENLY his nose begins to
bleed. He looks up and wipes the blood from his nose, We see
His Uncle hand him a napkin.

NICK

Here, wipe up the blood.

ROBERT

Thanks Uncle for believing in me.

NICK

How can I not, when you know about my ex wife. So what are
you going to do now? You can't go on looking like this
forever.

ROBERT

This is her card. I need to see this woman.

Robert hands his uncle the business card. It reads, ART
GALLERY DIRECTOR.

NICK

So what do you plan to do when you meet her. I thought you
told me she wasn't even there... What makes you think she
will believe you?

ROBERT

She's the only one I can trust.


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NICK

I really need some sleep. Go alone if you want to.

ROBERT

Come on Uncle Nick, I cant go alone like this! She wont
believe me.

NICK

You're driving me crazy, you know that? OK, let's say you
are who you say you are. Tell me now if you're not.

ROBERT

I knew it, it's me whose going insane.

Robert grabs his head.

Nick stand up and lifts up his shirt.

NICK

OK then tell me how i got this scar.

We see a scar near Nick's side.

ROBERT

You were in need of money to pay back a gambling debt, so
you went and got your spleen taken out.

NICK

Yep, you really are Robert! Wait for me while i get dressed.


INT. PHILADELPHIA ART MUSEUM - DAY

We see Robert and his Uncle walk into the art museum. We see
beautiful paintings of abstract art. We see Nick touching
the paintings.

ROBERT

Uncle, stop touching them, you break it you buy it!

NICK

How much is this woman worth anyway?

As they continue to walk around the museum, Robert spots

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Laura talking to a customer.

ROBERT

Ms.

LAURA

One second...

Laura slowly turns around and sees Robert standing there,
but to her eyes she sees Gabriel.

INT. LAURA'S OFFICE - DAY

All three are sitting down as Robert explains what happened.

ROBERT

I'm telling you, I'm not Gabriel Kane.

LAURA

What are you talking about, you sure do look like him.

Robert begins to sob.

ROBERT

He took my body, He took my soul, he took everything from
me, i want back what's mine.

LAURA

I don't know why your playing games with me. If your
finished please leave.

ROBERT

I'm telling you the truth, I'm not Gabriel Kane, I'm Robert
King, I'm the one you came to see that night.

LAURA

Please leave. Wait, I cant lie to you, OK ill help you only
the fact that its for Jennifer's benefit.

ROBERT

Wait you know Jennifer.

LAURA


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Yes, I was substitution one of her art classes here, and a
photograph dropped out of her bag and it was a picture of
you, well not what you look like now. But i will help you.

ROBERT

How is she.

LAURA

Not to good shes been taking pills.

Robert begins to sob.

LAURA

Here's what Ill do ill help you and ill help her get over
her addiction OK.

ROBERT

Yes, Yes.

LAURA

Now if you would kindly leave my office.

ROBERT

Yes, thank you so much.

LAURA

This conversation never took place here today got it.

ROBERT

Yes understood.

Robert and his Uncle walk out

Ext. Philadelphia Art Museum - day

Robert and his Uncle are outside

Nick

Well that was easy.

ROBERT

Uncle go back to the apartment, i have to stop by somewhere.
I will see you later.

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Robert runs off, as his Uncle looks on

NICK

Robert, Robert!. UGH Dumb Kid!

EXT. JENNIFER'S BAKERY SHOP - DAY

Robert stands outside looking in as Jennifer bakes. Robert
begins to cry.

ROBERT(TO HIMSELF)

I'm sorry Jennifer, I'm so sorry.

Jennifer sees the old man crying and goes out to check on
him.

JENNIFER

Excuse me sir, are you alright?

Frightened, Robert quickly walks away.

JENNIFER

Sir... sir?

INT. NICK'S APARTMENT - NIGHT

We see Robert and his Uncle sitting at the table. Nick is
playing with a deck of cards as Robert takes one of his pain
pills.

NICK

What a life we have, your stuck in some one else body, I'm
in debt and owe twenty million. DAMN IT, Oh so who did you
see today.

ROBERT

Just had to meet someone.

NICK

I guess your entitled to do that, well any way, Robert go
get me something to eat.

As Robert is about to walk out Laura is standing in the
doorway.


46.

LAURA

May I come in?

ROBERT

Yes, please of course.

Laura sits down.

LAURA

It was hard for me to believe you. I came because Gabriel
Kane is capable of doing something like this. also to help
Jennifer cause i know she love's you, but Why should I help
you?

NICK

What the hell, you dumb broad! That old man is rich right?
You help us and walk away with the money. Come on, my nephew
is really sick! He could die any moment in this shitty body.

LAURA

Listen, I have all the money I need.

NICK

Well, the more money you have, the more you want. Doesn't it
usually work that way?

ROBERT

Uncle Nick, Shut Up, please!

NICK

Come on now, a beautiful woman like yourself? Of course you
want more. Too much ain't never enough.

ROBERT

ENOUGH!

NICK

FINE!

Nick gets up. He looks as if he is about to beg, holding his
own hands. Finally, he walks to the next room.

ROBERT

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I though about it, He took my body and I have his, There
must be something we can use it for. If all goes well you
can have all of his money. You have nothing to lose.

Laura just looks at Robert.

INT. GABRIEL'S MANSION - NIGHT

We see Gabriel receiving a shot from Dr. Smith for the pain,
as they are getting done Felix walks in with Danny.

GABRIEL

Good you came, I though i wouldn't see my best friend
anymore.

DANNY

I came to tell you to stop calling me and sending me
messages. I can't stand to look at the new you.

GABRIEL

You shouldn't, your the only friend i have! I have no fun
without you.

DANNY

Yeah, I'm sure about that.

Gabriel walks over and puts his arm around Danny.

GABRIEL

It's been while since we played a game. What do you say,
lets play a new one!

DANNY

What is it this time, Switch bodies with me?

Gabriel begins to laugh as they both walk into a small room.

GABRIEL

Let's go inside.

INT. MANSION DEN - NIGHT

As Gabriel begins to walk, Danny stays put.

GABRIEL

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Come on!

DANNY

What is all this?

Gabriel and Danny stand in front of a black curtain.

GABRIEL

You will see.

Felix open the curtains. There are about ten naked women
sitting there. Danny pushes Gabriel's arm off of his
shoulder.

DANNY

You really have fallen low, you know that? Enjoy it while
you can in that young body of yours, it wont last forever!

GABRIEL

My apologies, I didn't even think about you.

DANNY

I guess it is true you will remain lonely all your life.
You'll see... mark my words.

GABRIEL

Yes i have been lonely. But with this new young body i can
do anything i want! Nothing is gonna stop me! This time it's
different.

INSERT CUT:

We see Gabriel driving a red convertible speeding toward one
hundred twenty miles per hour, he laughs as he goes fast.

INSERT CUT:

Gabriel is now at a strip club receiving a lap dance from
several women, he kisses them on their necks and between
their leg.

He throws money into the air like it is nothing, people
quickly fall to the floor to pick it up.

INT. GABRIEL'S CAR - NIGHT


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We see a stripper straddling Gabriel as he enjoys every
moment of it. As she kisses the back of his head an neck she
sees a scar, and jumps off of him.

GABRIEL

What's the matter?

The stripper just looks at Gabriel.

GABRIEL

Oh that, now a little scar is not gonna hurt you know is it?
Come on, climb back on top, I'll really show you a good
time.

Gabriel grabs her by the legs but she fights him off and
kicks him in the head with her high heels. He begins to
bleed from the side of his head. Gabriel swings at her and
connects.

GABRIEL

You fucking bitch! Look what you did to my beautiful young
face!

Gabriel grabs her and throws her out of the car and drives
off.

INT. GABRIEL'S MANSION - NIGHT

We see Gabriel in his living room drinking straight liquor,
as he falls around and yells at himself. Gabriel falls
backwards and falls asleep.

INT. ATLANTIC CITY CASINO BACKROOM - NIGHT

We see Ritchie playing cards and getting a lap dance at the
same time.

RITCHIE

Now this is the life, I'm all in.

Ritchie tosses in his chips and picks up the girl and puts
her on the table as well.

RITCHIE

Now, I'm all in.

A knock is heard on the door. Ritchie right hand man looks
to see who it is.

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RITCHIE

Who is it.

RIGHT HAND MAN

It's Nick.

RITCHIE

What...What does that prick want, let him in.

As Nick walks through the door, the river card on the table
is dealt, and Ritchie loses the pot.

RITCHIE

FUCK!. GOD DAMN IT.

NICK

Hey Ritchie, whats up.

Ritchie just looks at Nick in disgust.

RITCHIE

I don't know you tell me what the fuck is up. I just lost a
big fucking pot. The funny thing is, I was doing good before
you walked in here.

NICK

What are you trying to say.

RITCHIE

You know exactly what I'm trying to say.

As Ritchie walks over to Nick, one of Ritchie's men hits
Nick in the back of the head.

NICK

AHHHHHHHH, FUCK!. What the hell was that for.

RITCHIE

Your a piece of shit Nick, and bad luck from what I've seen.

Ritchie takes out his gun and points it at Nick's head.


51.

NICK

Wait, WAIT!. I have a proposition, you may be interested.

RITCHIE

Really, what's it about.

NICK

The money i owe you.

Ritchie begins to laugh.

RITCHIE

Really. Go ahead I'm listening.

NICK

You and me, we play for it, If I win i get to keep the
twenty million I owe you, and if you win I'll pay everything
plus interest.

RITCHIE

Sounds good, but its actually now thirty million.

NICK

When the fuck did it become thirty million.

RITCHIE

Tonight, When you walked your ass through my door.

NICK

OK Fine. Thirty million then.

RITCHIE

Now get the fuck out of my face.

EXT. CITY SIDEWALK - DAY

We see Jennifer with a box in her hand looking for an
address.

INT. GABRIEL'S CAR - DAY

We see Gabriel in his car out for a drive. He sees Jennifer
walking looking for an address.

52.


GABRIEL

Felix, stop the car.

EXT. CITY SIDEWALK - DAY

Gabriel gets out of the car and greets Jennifer, who looks a
mess.

GABRIEL

Where are you going?

Jennifer turns around.

GABRIEL

I said where are you going.

JENNIFER

That's none of your business.

GABRIEL

Get in the car.

JENNIFER

I'm nearby, don't worry.

Jennifer walks off as Gabriel looks confused.

INT. ART FUNCTION - DAY

We see Jennifer walk into a building, people are seated all
over, enjoying their wine and food. Jennifer walks up to the
front.

RECEPTIONIST

Hi, can i help you.

JENNIFER

Hi, yes i brought the cake you ordered.

RECEPTIONIST

One moment... Boss!

The Receptionists boss walks over.

53.


BOSS

Oh good the cake is here.

The boss looks at the cake and is confused.

BOSS

Is this it? I ordered a large cake, not this small thing!
How am I going to feed two hundred people with this little
thing?

JENNIFER

Sir, it's what you ordered.

BOSS

Do you have any idea what kind of people are here? That's
why we don't place orders to cheap shops. They've got drug
addicts running the place.

Jennifer is on the brim of tears.

JENNIFER

If you don't like it, I'll make a bigger one. Please, take
this one since I brought it, and don't call me a drug
addict, you asshole.

Jennifer forces the box in the boss's chest. He throws it
back towards her and pulls out the money.

BOSS

Here's the money, just go.

Jennifer reaches to pick up the box and bumps into Gabriel.

GABRIEL

Don't pick it up.

JENNIFER

Robert?

Gabriel stares at Jennifer. He then looks past her towards
the boss.

GABRIEL


54.

Hey you, pick this up.

BOSS

Who the fuck are you? Don't you see I'm busy, and in much
deeper shit thanks to her?

Gabriel shakes his head. He grabs the box and walks over to
the boss. He scoops out the cake and rubs it in the man's
face.

BOSS

You bastard!

JENNIFER

Oh, Robert!

The boss attacks Gabriel. He begins to throw punches left
and right. Jennifer tries to help but is knocked down as
well. They fall to the ground and start to fight.

BOSS

You stupid son of a bitch! This'll teach you to mind your
own damn business!

Gabriel can not defend himself. The boss throws him onto a
table as it collapses.

JENNIFER

STOP! Robert, Robert. are you alright?

BOSS

Take your little friend and get the fuck out of my building,
you smut.

EX. FRONT OF BUILDING - DAY

Jennifer holds Gabriel in her arms as they walk out of the
building.

JENNIFER

Now why did you go and do something like that? Does it hurt?

GABRIEL

That man should learn to respect women.


55.

Jennifer stares at Gabriel.

JENNIFER

Your bleeding.

Jennifer reaches into her bag and takes out a napkin. She
wipes Gabriel's face, and smiles.

JENNIFER

What am I gonna do with you?

Jennifer leans in and gives Gabriel a hug. Gabriel is
surprised and gives it back.

INT. MANSION DINING ROOM - NIGHT

Gabriel and Jennifer enter a room, we see a table set for
the both of them as they get ready to eat. Jennifer looks
cleaner.

JENNIFER

So when is your boss coming?

GABRIEL

Later, he's very busy.

JENNIFER

He must be a nice man leaving you with all this stuff, and
the beautiful paintings! I knew your work would get you
somewhere. (pause) Can I use your bathroom?

GABRIEL

Yes, it's right over there.

We see Jennifer get up with her purse and walk to the
bathroom.

INT. MANSION BATHROOM - NIGHT

Jennifer takes out a couple pills from her purse. She holds
them in her hand for a while.

EXT. PARK CAFE - DAY

We see Jennifer waiting for Gabriel at the front.

JENNIFER

56.


Robert.

Gabriel walks over.

JENNIFER

I ordered the usual.

GABRIEL

Whats that?

Jennifer looks quizzical, but shakes it off with a laugh.

JENNIFER

One black coffee for you, and a mocha latte for me.

GABRIEL

Oh right, black coffee!

Gabriel laughs it off. He sits for a second twiddling his
thumbs.

GABRIEL

Come on, lets go.

JENNIFER

Where? And what about the drinks?

GABRIEL

Forget about them, Come on!

INSERT CUT:

We see Gabriel and Jennifer at a carnival, Gabriel wins a
prize for Jennifer. They eat cotton candy and ice cream.

INSERT CUT:

We see both of them at a movie theater, but Gabriel is
sleeping during the movie. Jennifer looks over and smiles,
she puts her head on top of Gabriel's.

EXT. FRONT OF JENNIFER'S APARTMENT - NIGHT

We see Robert standing in the rain waiting for Jennifer.
Gabriel's car pulls up and out steps Jennifer and Gabriel.

57.

Gabriel walks Jennifer to the door and Jennifer gives him a
hug as Robert looks on.

ROBERT(TO HIMSELF)

That bastard, he took my body and now the one thing I love
most.

Robert begins to cry and falls to his knees, as Gabriel
drives off.

INT. NICK'S APARTMENT - NIGHT

We see Robert sitting at his desk holding the picture he
drew of Jennifer, His Uncle is asleep on the couch. There's
a knock at the door, Robert goes to open it and we see Laura
with a few bags in her hands.

ROBERT

Thank you for coming.

LAURA

May I come in.

ROBERT

Of course, Uncle wake up.

NICK

WHAT!

His uncle falls off the couch, as he looks up he sees Laura,
he sits up and gets himself together.

LAURA

I've decided to help you. Promise me one thing well make a
deal. You get your body back and I get my share of the
money, and help Jennifer with her addiction. You are
entitled to it if we pull it off.

ROBERT

I don't care about the money, I just want back what's mine
and my true love

LAURA

We have no time to waste, you yourself don't have much time
either. I'll talk to Jennifer tomorrow.

58.


Robert and his Uncle look at each other.

LAURA

From now on your Gabriel Kane, not Robert King. You have to
imitate him in every way.

Laura gives Robert the bags, He open them and we see new
shoes and a suit.

LAURA

This is our only hope here put it on.

Nick opens the small bag and is surprised to see a nice gold
watch.

NICK

WOW!

LAURA

Come to this place at 7pm, You have to meet someone.

ROBERT

Okay.

LAURA

You bring him.

Laura looks at Nick.

LAURA

I'll see you later.

INT. JENNIFER'S BAKERY STORE - DAY

Laura walks in the store. Jennifer's mother greets her.

JENNIFER'S MOTHER

Hi, How can I help you.

LAURA

I'm looking for Jennifer, is she here.

JENNIFER'S MOTHER

59.


One moment... Jennifer.

JENNIFER (O.S)

Yeah mom.

Jennifer comes through the back doors, she sees Laura.

LAURA

Can we talk.

EXT. CITY SIDEWALK - DAY

We see Laura and Jennifer walking down the street.

JENNIFER

Yes, so what did you want to talk about.

LAURA

It's about your boyfriend, Robert.

JENNIFER

OH MY GOD, is he alright.

LAURA

He is fine, but hes not the man he once was.

JENNIFER

I know tell me about it.

LAURA

What do you mean.

JENNIFER

Well he came by my store yesterday and bad off my debts, but
the thing is, i called his name and it was like as if i was
a stranger to him.

LAURA

Wait and this man was your boyfriend.

JENNIFER


60.

I suppose so, he looked like him acted and talked liked him.

LAURA

Well, I'll tell you this, he's not your boyfriend

JENNIFER

What do you mean.

LAURA

Just trust me on this one, is there anything else going on.

JENNIFER

Yes, some weird old man keeps coming by my store and looking
through my windows, it creeps the hell out of me.

LAURA

Don't be alarmed of that man, he is a friend of mine, and
only wants help for something he lost and cant get back.

JENNIFER

What did he lose.

LAURA

That i can not say, but the next time you see him, don't be
scared.

JENNIFER

Alright.

LAURA

Also if you want things to go back to the ways they were,
stop taking the pills, then maybe the cloud that hangs over
you will be lifted and move away and you'll feel better.

Jennifer just looks at Laura.

JENNIFER

OK, sure. I'll give it a try.

LAURA

Well i have to be meeting someone. It was nice seeing you.


61.

JENNIFER

Same here.

Laura walks off, as Jennifer stands in the street confused.

EXT. RESTAURANT PATIO - DAY

INSERT CUT:

We see Robert going over some papers work and stocks dressed
up as Gabriel, Next to him we see Laura and his uncle who is
sleeping.

INSERT CUT:

Laura takes Robert to a tailor store. We see Robert try on
different suits to fit his style. His Uncle is amazed at
what he sees of all the expensive stuff.

INT. LAURA'S HOME - DAY

We see Lura giving Robert instructions on what Gabriel
likes.

LAURA

He eats a lot of exotic things. Cow Tongue, Goose Liver, and
The boiled octopus is his favorite dish.

INT. PHONE STORE - DAY

INSERT CUT:

We see Laura take them to a phone store, they buy new phones
to keep in contact.

NICK

This one, I like this one. GPS navigation, wireless
internet.

Nick points to himself.

Laura just looks at Nick. We see that she bought both of
them cell phone's. Nick is excited and happy, as he pushes
his nephew and laughs.

INT. LAURA'S HOME - DAY

We see both Robert and his Uncle Nick try the boiled
octopus. They both look at each other in disgust.


62.

LAURA

Don't make faces when you eat your favorite food.

ROBERT

OK.

LAURA

We are going to meet the staff of the company, No matter
what don't be confused, your Gabriel Kane.

INT. RESTAURANT - NIGHT

In the restaurant we see Laura sitting with Mr. Moreland.

MR. MORELAND

Is the president really alive.

LAURA

Of course.

We see Robert walk in as Gabriel in his new suit, Mr.
Moreland looks shocked.

LAURA

He's here.

MR. MORELAND

Sir.

INT. LAURA'S HOME - DAY

INSERT CUT:

Laura is talking to Robert

LAURA

Keep your eyes open when you talk to Mr. Moreland.

INT. RESTAURANT - NIGHT

LAURA

Mr. Moreland now do you believe me. Robert Marks is the
nephew of the president. But the president didn't leave him
anything.

63.


MR. MORELAND

How is that possible.

LAURA

Well since the president doesn't have any children, his next
closet relative by blood would be his nephew, But Robert
Marks rigged the whole thing he was afraid, That you would
of ran the company. The president is extremely fond of you.

INT. LAURA'S HOME - DAY

INSERT CUT:

Laura is talking to Robert

LAURA

When I look at you nod your head.

INT. RESTAURANT - NIGHT

Robert nods his head as Laura looks at him.

LAURA

We will be meeting with the bank executives soon. Please
explain the situation to them. We need the president's
security card that's kept in the bank. We need the card to
access the security vault and room with the president's
fingerprints. We need them to drive Robert King out. The
safe for Janus bank is not in the vault of the bank, i moved
it and only myself and a few people know about it. Can you
help us.

Robert looks at Mr. Moreland.

MR. MORELAND

I doubt anyone will believe this story.

LAURA

The president's alive, what more do you want to believe. If
everything goes well you will be the president of Janus
International Bank.

MR. MORELAND

I'll see what I can do.


64.

EXT. FRONT OF BAR. - NIGHT

We see Nick walking to the bar, he is stopped by Felix.

FELIX

Nick Powell.

Nick turn's around and looks at Felix.

INT. NICK'S APARTMENT - NIGHT

We see Nick enter the apartment, His nephew Robert is
sleeping on the couch. We see Nick with a suitcase. He walks
over to Robert, he grabs his hand and places it on the side.
Nick takes out his pocket knife.

INT. FELIX'S CAR - NIGHT

INSERT CUT:

We see Nick sitting in the car talking to Felix in front of
the bar.

FELIX

That should be enough I think.

Nick open the suitcase and we see it full with a large sum
of money.

NICK

How much is this.

FELIX

Thirty million

Nick's looks at the large sum of money.

FELIX

Bring me his fingerprints by tomorrow.

NICK

Yeah, OK.

Nick gets out of the car, Felix makes a phone call.

INT. NICK'S APARTMENT - NIGHT


65.

We see Nick struggling to get Robert's fingerprint.

NICK

I'm sorry Robert.

EXT. PARK - DAY

Jennifer walks to meet Gabriel. As she walks she sees the
picture of herself that Robert drew for her. She sees that
the old man that was in front of her store crying is
touching up the picture. Robert slowly begins to tear.

JENNIFER

Excuse me?

Robert stops and looks up, he sees Jennifer and runs off, as
he runs Jennifer begins to give chase. He bumps into a few
people and falls down. Jennifer helps Robert up.

JENNIFER

Sir, are you alright?

ROBERT

Jennifer, don't look at me like this.

Jennifer has a surprised look on her face.

JENNIFER

Wait its you isn't it, Robert. I know its you.

Jennifer takes her hand and puts it on his face.

ROBERT

Jennifer no please not like this.

Jennifer gasps.

JENNIFER

Robert...

Robert gets up and runs in the opposite direction, Jennifer
runs after him , but stops and looks down and sees her
portrait that Robert dropped.

She picks it up and looks around. From afar Robert watches
as she begins to sob.

66.


ROBERT(TO HIMSELF)

Jennifer, I'm so sorry.

EXT. FRONT OF BAR. - NIGHT

We see Nick talking to Felix over the phone.

NICK

Let's forget this whole thing ever happened.

FELIX(V.O.)

Why? The money wasn't enough.

NICK

It's not that.

FELIX(V.O.)

Then what is it.

NICK

As much as I need the money, I cant bring myself to do it.

FELIX(V.O.)

Well then, I guess I have to do it myself.

NICK

Are you fucking threating me, Do whatever you want you
motherfucker.

Nick hangs up on Felix.

INT. FELIX'S CAR - NIGHT

We see Felix sitting in his car. He dials a number.

We see a man answer the phone on the other end.

MAN

Hello.

FELIX

Is he there.

67.


MAN

Yeah one second... Hey Boss its for you.

We see Ritchie walking over to the phone.

RITCHIE

Yeah.

FELIX

Looks like your little boyfriend didn't take the bait.

RITCHIE

I thought you said he would.

FELIX

Well things change.

RITCHIE

Really, well then that's his fault.

FELIX

What do you plan on doing.

RITCHIE

Me, your the one who got me into this fucking mess, when I
told you I didn't want any part in it. I will get my thirty
million. I just would of figured he would of fell for it,
but i guess not, and you tell that old man i want the rest
of my money by weeks end. Got it.

FELIX

Yeah Yeah. Oh and GOOD LUCK!.

Felix laughs as Ritchie hangs up the phone.

EXT. JENNIFER'S APARTMENT - NIGHT

Robert stares up at Jennifer's window. As he looks around we
see Jennifer walk outside with a garbage bag. Jennifer sees
the old man.

JENNIFER


68.

Hey, hey, it's you!

Robert begins to run.

JENNIFER

STOP! Please!, ROBERT!

Robert stops and turns around slowly.

ROBERT

Jennifer, I--

JENNIFER

Robert what happened to you.

ROBERT

Please you shouldn't see me like this.

Jennifer

Robert who did this to you.

Robert

The fake me who claims to be your boyfriend.

Jennifer

But it's so hard to believe.

Jennifer looks confused. She tries to find words.

We see Robert begin to sob.

ROBERT

Fine, don't believe me! How come I'm the only one that knows
your birthday? How come I know why your father left you, and
how come I know when we first met on that snowy Valentine's
Day? Do you think a random, crazy old man would know this
stuff? (beat) When you go meet that bastard, ask him when
you two first met, I guarantee he won't know.

Jennifer

Robert come inside. you'll catch a cold.

Robert


69.

I said leave me alone!

Jennifer reaches for Robert's hand but she is knocked down,
she begins to cry. and runs back inside.

ROBERT

Jennifer, wait... Please.

INT. JENNIFER'S APARTMENT - NIGHT

We see Jennifer run into her bathroom and lock the door. She
takes out a bottle of Prozac and looks at it, as she is
still crying. She looks into the mirror

JENNIFER

Why does everything go wrong for me.

As Jennifer is about to take the full bottle of pills, she
remembers. Laura's voice.

LAURA (V.O.)

Remember the only way you can go back to the way things were
is stop doing pills, and everything will be fine.


Jennifer looks at the bottle and smashes it on the floor,
she starts to trash her bathroom by hitting the walls and
breaking the mirror, and breaking the shower head, water
begins to splash all over the place. Jennifer hops into the
cold running shower she is kneeling in the corner as her
nose begins to bleed, while the water hits her full clothed
body, The blood runs down her face and onto her breasts.
Jennifer is motionless as just sits in the tub, with
everything destroyed around her.

INT. STEAK HOUSE - NIGHT

We see Jennifer her hair soaking wet, nose still red a
little bit from the blood, she is with Gabriel sitting
eating meal.

JENNIFER

Do you remember when we first met?

GABRIEL

The first time... The first time we met.

JENNIFER

70.


Remember how it snowed that day...

GABRIEL

AH, yeah.

Gabriel goes back to eating his food.

JENNIFER

You ordered the same thing then, your favorite food.

GABRIEL

Yeah I know, I love steak.

Jennifer's eyes sink from Gabriel's face to his hand, very
slowly.

JENNIFER

How come you're not wearing that ring I got you?

Gabriel looks at his finger.

GABRIEL

I must have forgotten. I promise I'll wear it next time.
(pause) You're not eating your food. What, is it bad.
WAITER!

JENNIFER

No don't, I have to go anyway.

Jennifer gets up and leaves as Gabriel looks on confused.
Jennifer tears up as she stumbles out of the door.

INT. GABRIEL'S DEN - NIGHT

We see Gabriel sitting in the dark drinking his scotch and
smoking his cigar. In walks Felix.

FELIX

Sir, Are you alright.

GABRIEL

Why am I lonely Felix, Why.

Felix just looks at Gabriel.

71.


GABRIEL

Even with this young body I'm still lonely. I mean come on.
I'm young, rich, handsome, what more could a woman want.

FELIX

Plus Ritchie wants his money, and remember tonight's the
night.

GABRIEL

Don't worry, He will get his money and get his in the end.
So will everyone else.

Gabriel puts out his cigar.

EXT. BACK ALLY OF NICK'S APARTMENT - NIGHT

The rain is non stop, We see Laura and Robert.

LAURA

Tonight will decide everything, don't be nervous, just
remember what I taught you and everything will be fine. Here
is the security card for the bank hold onto it.

Laura gives Robert the card

LAURA

I have some business first, I'll meet you there.

Laura drives off, Robert walks away, behind him is Felix
following. Felix calls Gabriel.

INT. JANUS INTERNATIONAL BANK - NIGHT

We see Gabriel standing looking out the window of the thirty
second floor.

FELIX(V.O.)

Sir, the situation is getting out of hand what should i do.

INT. BACKROOM OF CASINO - NIGHT

We see Nick and Ritchie playing cards. Ritchie goes all in.

RITCHIE

All In.

72.


Nick says nothing and calls, the whole room stands up. The
dealer deals the river. Ritchie turns over a full house
Ace's full of kings. His right hand man reaches for the
money. Nick turns over a four of a kind kings. Ritchie is
surprised.

NICK

I guess it's my lucky night tonight.

RIGHT HAND MAN

You little...

RITCHIE

Sit down... Jimmy, Well i see you won the thirty million,
its funny how you were given the same bargain not long ago
and turned against it.

Nick looks at Ritchie, as hes putting the thirty million in
the briefcase

NICK

How did you...

RITCHIE

What... Did you say no to the money because you wanted to
prove something to me, prove that your better than me.

NICK

It was you who offered Felix and Gabriel the thirty million
to pay me and kill my nephew.

RITCHIE

Kill your nephew what the fuck are you talking about.

NICK

You know exactly what I'm talking about.

Nick lunges toward Ritchie and they begin to fight. Everyone
in the room stands around and looks. Ritchie takes out his
knife and begins to swing at Nick. Nick gets cut several
times, once on the face and the chest and the arm.

Jimmy, Ritchie's right hand man comes in and takes hold of
Nick. As Jimmy is holding Nick, Ritchie runs toward them.

73.

Nick counters and Jimmy gets stabbed with the knife. Nick
sees the briefcase on the floor next to him he picks it up
and runs out. Ritchie grabs a gun and begins to shoot at
Nick.

Nick runs toward the elevator, as it opens he goes in.
Ritchie and his men give chase.

As Nick reaches the lobby we see him fall out, he has been
shot in the shoulder. We see Ritchie runs through doors from
the back. He spots Nick and they give chase.

Nick run's into people in the casino as they fall. Ritchie
just shoots his gun, not caring who he hits.

Nick goes through the kitchen and out the back.

EXT. ALLEY BEHIND CASINO - NIGHT

We see Nick burst through the doors, it is raining heavily
outside. He takes out his phone to call Robert but no
answer, As Nick turns the corner he is hit in the head with
a baseball bat. He falls t the ground as he drops the
briefcase and his cell phone. The three men one with a bat,
the other with a lead pipe and another with chain start to
beat Nick up as he is defenseless. SUDDENLY Ritchie comes
over. He kneels down next to Nick who is laid out on the
ground

RITCHIE

See what happens, when everything happens, and doesn't go
your way. I was paid seventy million to get rid of you
because you were causing trouble to Gabriel.

NICK

Wait... How do you know Gabriel.

Nick is bleeding from the mouth and nose.

Ritchie laughs

RITCHIE

He's my Grandfather.

Ritchie puts the gun to Nick's chest and pulls the trigger.
Nick lays motionless as he is dead. Ritchie grabs the
briefcase and his men walk away.

Nick's cell phone ring's and we see that its Robert calling
him.

74.


EXT. PARKING GARAGE - NIGHT

We see Ritchie and his men going to their car to leave the
building. The first to enter the driver side is Ritchie
followed by the three men. Ritchie and the three men laugh,
Ritchie hands the briefcase over to his man on the passenger
side, he opens it and we see the thirty million dollars

MAN

Nice job Boss, That was easy.

RITCHIE

Yeah it was.

As Ritchie turns the key to start the car, the car EXPLODES
into flames. We see burnt money fly everywhere as Ritchie
and his men are now dead.

INT. LAURA'S APARTMENT BUILDING - NIGHT

We see Laura enter her building. She walks to the elevator,
as she steps in, we see a young man dressed in a cap and
sweat shirt. Laura looks at him suspiciously. The young man
slowly takes out a gun and puts it to the back of Laura's
head. We then see Laura's face.

EXT. FRONT OF NICK'S APARTMENT - NIGHT

We see Robert standing in the rain waiting for his order's
when his phone rings. He looks at it and receives a picture.
The picture is of Laura DEAD with a gunshot wound to the
back of her head. Robert begins to squeeze the phone in
anger.

INT. JENNIFER'S APARTMENT - NIGHT

As Jennifer is sitting there, she looks worse than ever her
hair all crazy her eyes blood shot, and her arm full of
marks, her nose red from all the bleeding. She looks at the
layout she has to get her fix. As she is about to begin, She
comes across a newspaper that she almost throws out. The
headline reads. BILLIONAIRE LEAVES ASSETS TO NEPHEW.

FLASHBACK:

Jennifer thinks back to when Gabriel came to pay off her
debts, and when she saw Robert touching up her portrait in
the park, and what Laura explained to her when they were
talking.


75.

JENNIFER

They were telling the truth.

Jennifer gets up and runs out of her apartment.

EXT. JANUS INTERNATIONAL BANK - NIGHT

We see Robert in front of the main entrance to the bank, he
uses the security card to enter.

INT. JANUS INTERNATIONAL BANK - NIGHT

Robert enters the bank as he is soaking wet, he goes to a
second security door. He is SUDDENLY stopped by Gabriel who
switches on the lights as we see Gabriel sitting with a
couple of bottles of liquor next to him as he is laughing,
waiting for Robert.

GABRIEL

Well Well Well, look who it is. Congratulations on coming
this far. It must be raining hard.

ROBERT

You son of a bitch.

Robert and Gabriel come face to face.

GABRIEL

Look at you, you look like shit in that body of yours, or
should I say my body.

Gabriel begins to laugh.

GABRIEL

I see you worked your way up here, to bad your the only one
who made it, since your uncle is dead and so is my wife
Laura. Thanks to you, So what next.

ROBERT

I'll kill you.

Robert takes a swing at Gabriel but he misses and falls to
the floor.

GABRIEL

Don't hurt yourself now, How does it feel to be so slow

76.

inside of my body.

EXT. MANSION FRONT GATE - night

The rain is coming down hard, we see Jennifer running to the
front gate she begin to bang on it, calling for Robert.

JENNIFER

Let me see him, Let me see Robert, I know hes in there,
Please let me see him.

INT. JANUS INTERNATIONAL BANK - NIGHT

Gabriel smacks Robert face a couple of times.

GABRIEL

Look at you can't keep up. What a shame.

ROBERT

Let do it one more time, Lets play the game.

GABRIEL

What game.

ROBERT

THE GAME!, man, woman, the game, cellphone, number's. My
body, please give me my body back.

GABRIEL

I don't want to, what if I lose.

Gabriel begins to laugh.

ROBERT

I played your game but you tricked me. You made me.

GABRIEL

Made you, MADE YOU!, i gave you an opportunity. You made the
choice, you should of been prepared for the consequences, I
bet you one hundred million dollars, How many people wake up
and call themselves millionaires, Your wager should of been
as equal as mine.

ROBERT


77.

I said I would be your slave not switch bodies with you.

GABRIEL

You got that right a slave to carry my body. Why are you
regretting it now, you should of thought about it more if
your body was that meaning full to you. People never realize
how grateful something is after they have made the wrong
choice. How many people do you think are smiling on their
death beads. YOU SHOULD OF TAKEN BETTER CARE OF YOURSELF!


Why did you regret your only asset. You only thought about
the money. For instance take Janus a roman god who was
protector of gates and doorways, and beginning's and ends.
Why do you think this bank is called Janus International
Bank. Because I can Begin and End a stock and have the money
all to myself when i want to.


ROBERT

You also forgot that Janus had a split personality, just
like you and I.

Gabriel begins to laugh.

GABRIEL

You think the world revolves around you. You think
everything will be OK if you love and have money. But look
at you, you were wrong dead wrong. Look, LOOK!. It's time to
face the truth. If we are like Janus then we must share the
same qualities or difference's.

Gabriel grabs Robert and stands him up, and begins to walk
around him.

You are the past, I'm the future of one condition to
another, of one vision to another the growing up of young
people and the rotting away of the old. Yet its still one
universe to another. You can see see into the past with one
face while i can see into the future with another. I'm the
sun, while you are the moon. See we are not a like nor are
we different.

Gabriel Begins to laugh. We see Robert on his knees begging.

ROBERT

Please, give me one more chance.

Gabriel kneels down in front of him.

78.


GABRIEL

You should ask more in life.

Robert begins to cry.

GABRIEL

If i do give you one chance, what will you wager.

ROBERT

Everything.

GABRIEL

Everything.

ROBERT

EVERYTHING!.

GABRIEL

OK good, How about your memory this time, I'll only take the
memory part of the brain. I have to want more since I'm
living your life. If you win things go back to the things
they were. If i win you will feel no more pain, since you
wont remember anything. Wait I'm being unfair. It's the
least you can put on the line, if you want to play. Let's
go.

Gabriel grabs Robert off the floor.

EXT. FRONT OF BANK - NIGHT

The rain is still coming down heavy. as we see Felix waiting
outside the car with an umbrella. We see Robert and Gabriel
making their way out. Gabriel motions to Robert to get in
first. As Gabriel gets in he asks Felix something.

GABRIEL

How did everything else go.

FELIX

Perfectly well sir.

GABRIEL

Good.

79.


Gabriel smiles as Felix closes the door.

EXT. MANSION FRONT GATE - NIGHT

As the car pulls up to the gate, Jennifer stands there in
the rain.

FELIX

Uh, Sir, what should I do?

Gabriel gets out of the car and walks up to Jennifer.

GABRIEL

What are you doing out here, it's raining!

JENNIFER

Tell me the truth. who are you?

Gabriel gives Jennifer a hug.

GABRIEL

Come on, it's cold.

JENNIFER

Don't you dare touch me, keep your fucking hands off of me.

Jennifer pushes Gabriel away and runs to the car window were
Robert is seated. We see Robert crying trying not to look at
Jennifer.

JENNIFER

Robert please open the door, I know it's you. Robert
please... Talk to me! Please, I can fix this! I can be
better! I have already started. Please Robert. Just open the
door!

Jennifer bangs on the window, but Robert doesn't look up and
keeps his head down. Gabriel gets back in the car and it
drives off.

JENNIFER

Robert! Robert... I love you...

Jennifer follows but the gate closes in front of her, she
falls to the ground crying.

80.


INT. MANSION LIVING ROOM - NIGHT

We see both Robert and Gabriel seated at the table.

ROBERT

If I win, promise me that you will give me my body back.

GABRIEL

As you wish...

ROBERT

Shall we begin.

GABRIEL

Yes we can, You choose first.

ROBERT

I choose a woman.

GABRIEL

I choose a man then.

We see three cell phones on the table. Gabriel picks up the
middle one.

GABRIEL

Let's begin, the first number is seven.

ROBERT

two

GABRIEL

Six.

ROBERT

four.

We see the numbers are punched in the phone. the area code
is put in before hand.The numbers read. seven,two, six,
four, five,nine.

GABRIEL

81.


are you scared...

ROBERT

I choose zero as my last number.

All the numbers are in. Gabriel dials the number we here the
phone ring.

EXT. LOVE PARK - DAY

TIME LAPSE: THREE MONTHS

We see Robert back to normal as his young self sitting at
his station in the park waiting for customers to draw a
portrait for, as he was he is falling asleep. Jennifer back
to her normal self as well walks up.

JENNIFER

Hey you.

ROBERT

Oh, Hi!

JENNIFER

Why are you dozing off all the time?

GABRIEL

I don't know, maybe I'm a little hungry.

They sit and smile at each other.

EXT. PARK CAFE - DAY

We see Robert enjoying his sandwich.

ROBERT

This is good... So how was your meeting today?

JENNIFER

It was great. I finally feel free, like the way I felt when
we first met.I can't believe I've been three months clean.
(pause) You know, you keep eating like this you're gonna get
fat. And then you might have to go to rehab too.

Robert smirks and shakes his head.

82.


ROBERT

I don't know, I'm so hungry all the time! I eat then sleep,
Or I sleep and wake up and eat again.Just thinking about it
makes me sleepy. (pause) I never asked when the drugs
resurfaced...

JENNIFER

OH, yeah, well I grew up with my father constantly
relapsing. So Mom finally couldn't take it anymore and had
to get me out. Then she got so sick, and I didn't know how
to handle it. Like father, like daughter...but never again.

Robert rests his head on Jennifer's shoulder.

ROBERT

I'm so glad we're back.

Robert and Jennifer share a kiss.

JENNIFER

Are you thirsty? I'll get you a coke.

ROBERT

Mm, coffee please?

JENNIFER

I guess it really is you. I'll be right back.

Jennifer runs off. Robert sits up and smiles as he looks at
the sky and his beautiful surroundings. He takes out a cigar
and lights it, puts out the match and looks at the ring
Jennifer got him. As Jennifer walks to the vendor, a
homeless man grabs her arm, Jennifer looks down in fright.
we see Gabriel's face.

Jennifer looks on in shock.


THE END!

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From Rowena Date 10/2/2009 ***1/2
I throughly enjoyed your screenplay and thought it would make a very entertaining movie. There are many typo's which surprised me, but the way in which the plot unfolded was interesting and I enjoyed the subtle blend of humor woven into the drama. I also liked the Cosmic philosophy that gives meaning to the sordid tale :)


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