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Short film
by Sian Baldwin (sian.baldwin@btinternet.com)

Rated: PG-13   Genre: Miscellaneous   User Review:
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SHORT FILM

FADE IN:

EXT. WELLS, BEACH - MORNING
                                                            
                                         (BEACH AMBIENCE)
                                                            
CU of wave movement
                                                            
                                         (SOUNDTRACK BEGINS)
                                                            
SEE WATER WITH A BACKDROP OF THE COASTAL LOCATION
                                                            
Water droplets bounce on to sand
                                                            
 
INT. BATHROOM - MORNING
                                                            
Running tap.
                                                            
Character's hand grips the edge of the sink.
                                                            
Female looks up and out through the window in front of her.
                                                            
Female looks in to her reflection in the mirror opposite.
                                                            
Tap continues running.
                                                            
                                         (SOUND FROM RUNNING
TAP)
                                                            
FEMALE CONTINUES TO GRIP THE SINK.
                                                            
See the fingertips from the hand gripping the sink.
                                                            
Sink begins to overflow.
                                                            
                                         (SOUNDTRACK
CONTINUE)
                                                            
See droplets from the overflowing sink.
                                                            
 
EXT. WELLS, BEACH - MORNING
                                                            
                                         DROPLETS FROM WAVE
TIES IN WITH THE
DROPLETS DROPPING
FROM THE OVERFLOWING
SINK.
                                                            
 

2.

INT. BATHROOM - MORNING
                                                            
Character looks to t-shirt which is becoming wet from the
overflowing sink
                                                            
Character removes hand from sink
                                                            
Goes to rinse the water away from the t-shirt
                                                            
CU of hand drying off the water from t-shirt
                                                            
 
EXT. WELLS, BEACH - MORNING
                                                            
See t-shirt floating in the sea
                                                            
Item of clothing washed to shore
                                                            
SECOND CHARACTERS WALK IN TO SCENE
                                                            
Character goes to pick up the item of clothing
                                                            
Looks at item of clothing, concerned as to where it has come
from
                                                            
 
INT. BATHROOM - MORNING
                                                            
Character standing still and motionless
                                                            
Character's face, looking ambivalent
                                                            
Character wipes forehead
                                                            
Sink still overflowing
                                                            
Condensation appears on windows
                                                            
Character pulls out plug from the sink
                                                            
See water moving away
                                                            
 
EXT. WELLS, BEACH - MORNING
                                                            
See water moving away from the coastline
                                                            
 
INT. BATHROOM - MORNING
                                                            
Character looks back up at her reflection in the mirror
                                                            
Picks up mascara from sink
                                                            

3.

Applies mascara to eyelashes
                                                            
 
EXT. FOREST, WELLS - DAY
                                                            
Swift movements of trees (links to eyelash movement)
                                                            
 
INT. BATHROOM - DAY
                                                            
Character blinks
                                                            
 
EXT. FOREST, WELLS - DAY
                                                            
Branches off a tree move
                                                            
 
INT. BATHROOM - DAY
                                                            
Character drops mascara onto sink
                                                            
See stain from mascara drooping down the side of the sink
                                                            
Character looks down to feet
                                                            
Feet moving around in the water from the sink having
overflown
                                                            
Character walks off
                                                            
Footprints left behind from having been in the water
                                                            
 
INT. HALLWAY - DAY
                                                            
Character walks out from bathroom
                                                            
Walks into hallway to go downstairs
                                                            
See character walking downstairs
                                                            
Character walking down
                                                            
 
EXT. WELLS, BEACH - DAY
                                                            
See character walking down beach steps
                                                            
Entire body of character begins to come into focus
                                                            
Footprints left behind on the steps
                                                            

4.

Character walks off towards the coastline
                                                            
 
EXT. HARBOUR - AFTERNOON
                                                            
See character amongst the mist of flickering lights from the
harbour, in the background
                                                            
Character continues walking towards the sea
                                                            
Seagulls seen on the beach side, attacking food
                                                            
Female picks up a stone and throws it in to the sea
                                                            
See additional character holding the item of clothing in the
background whilst the protagonist throws the stone in to the
sea
                                                            
Additional character ignores the female having thrown an
object in to the sea
                                                            
Female then looks to her left, searching for anyone
                                                            
Now looks to the right, still in search
                                                            
Main female character looks down
                                                            
Now looks up to the sky as though she is wishing for
something
                                                            
CAMERA PANS TO THE RIGHT (SEE SCENERY)
                                                            
Main character has dissapeared
                                                            
(camera reads the message)
                                                            
Additional female is seen holding a messenger bottle
                                                            
Female releases messenger bottle in to the sea
                                                            


FADE OUT.


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