The Dove Who Saved Him

April 26, 2012 § 2 Comments

FADE IN:

EXT. ROOF OF A BUILDING – DAY (2003)

There are buildings everywhere ranging from big to small and different shapes. There are business buildings, apartment buildings, and billboards. Below are the noisy cars and people.

SEAN is standing on the edge on top of a business building.

SEAN looks forward.

THEME MUSIC plays.

CUT TO:

EXT. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – AFTERNOON (1980)

SEAN is playing kickball with his classmate. A kid kicks the ball high in the air. The ball goes toward SEAN. He catches the ball.

MATCH CUT TO:

INT. BASKETBALL COURT IN SCHOOL GYM – DAY (1980)

CHRISTINE catches a basketball. She throws it to a male basketball player. The basketball player smiles and walks away. CHRISTINE smiles.

MATCH CUT TO:

INT. FAST FOOD RESTAURANT – NIGHT (1987)

SEAN smiles. The young girl turns around and smiles back.  His two friends stare at the youn girl’s back as she walks away. The two friends nod twice at SEAN. SEAN gives them a straight face and then nods with a smile.

MATCH CUT TO:

INT. CHINESE RESTAURANT – NIGHT (1987)

CHRISTINE nods with a smile to an old couple. She then hands over money to an old couple. The old couple exits the restaurant. CHRISTINE’s father calls her.

She walks quickly toward him.

MATCH CUT TO:

EXT. PARK – AFTERNOON (1989)

SEAN walks quickly toward his girlfriend. His girlfriend runs away and he chases her. He catches up to her. He lifts her up and spins her once clockwise. They laugh as they both go down on the grass.

SEAN rolls to his left.

MATCH CUT TO:

INT. DANCE STAGE – NIGHT (1989)

CHRISTINE rolls to her left. She gets up and continues on to finish her dance performance. The audience cheers for the performance. CHRISTINE stands still.

MATCH CUT TO:

EXT. HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION CEREMONY (1990)

SERIES OF SHOTS

A) SEAN stands still.

B) SEAN shakes hands with the principal.

C) SEAN walks away from the principal.

END SERIES OF SHOTS

MATCH CUT TO:

EXT. AIRPORT – DAY (1990)

SERIES OF SHOTS

A) CHRISTINE walks away from her family.

B) She enters the airplane.

C) She sits down on her seat.

END SERIES OF SHOTS

MATCH CUT TO:

INT. INTERCITY – DAY (1990)

SERIES OF SHOTS

A) SEAN sits down on his seat.

B) SEAN sleeps.

C) SEAN gets off the bus.

D) SEAN goes into his room.

END SERIES OF SHOT

CUT TO:

INT. CAFETERIA – DAY (1992)

SEAN is eating teriyaki chicken with rice and his friend is sitting beside him.

CHRISTINE gets her food from the food server and heads to the same table where SEAN is sitting at. She sits across from him.

CHRISTINE takes one bite and stops eating. She looks disguised with the food.

SEAN looks at her. CHRISTINE looks and smiles back at him.

CUT TO:

MONTAGE

INT. VOLLEYBALL COURTS – NIGHT (1993)

The volleyball is in the air and is coming down towards CHRISTINE. She hits it but it goes out of bounds.

SEAN looks at CHRISTINE and she looks back. SEAN smiles at her. CHRISTINE smiles back.

INT. CLASSROOM – DAY (1993)

The professor is teaching. The room is filled with students. SEAN is asleep and is sitting next to CHRISTINE who is also asleep. CHRISTINE’s elbow twitches and hits SEAN. SEAN alertly wakes up.

SEAN looks and laughs at CHRISTINE. CHRISTINE laughs.

END MONTAGE

EXT. MALL – EVENING (1993)

SERIES OF SHOTS

A) SEAN and CHRISTINE are holding hands walking.

B) SEAN and CHRISTINE eating ice cream.

C) CHRISTINE buys SEAN a hat.

END SERIES OF SHOTS

INT. COLLEGE GRADUATION CEREMONY – DAY (1994)

SERIES OF SHOTS

A) SEAN walks across the podium with his college degree.

B) CHRISTINE is on the podium and poses for the photographer to take her picture.

C) SEAN cheers for her and CHRISTINE waves back.

END SERIES OF SHOTS

DISSOLVE TO:

INT. MARRIAGE CEREMONY – DAY (1998)

A) CHRISTINE walks toward SEAN.

B) CHRISTINE and SEAN exchange rings.

C) They kiss each other.

THEME MUSIC ends.

DISSOLVE TO:

SAD MUSIC plays.

INT. HOSPITAL ROOM – NIGHT (2002)

CHRISTINE is on the bed barely awake. SEAN is sitting next to her holding her right-hand.

CHRISTINE smiles. She brushes SEAN’s hair with her right-hand. SEAN sheds tears. CHRISTINE drops her hand. Her eyes close.

SEAN cries and holds onto CHRISTINE’s right-hand.

BACK TO:

SAD MUSIC ends.

EXT. ROOF OF A BUILDING – DAY (2003)

SEAN’S POV

He looks at the blue sky.

BACK TO SCENE

SEAN takes a deep breath. He closes his eyes.

He lifts up his right foot into the air.

CHRISTINE hugs him from behind. SEAN puts down his foot. CHRISTINE has her right-hand on SEAN’s heart. She hugs him tighter. SEAN bursts with tears.

SEAN opens his eyes. He sees the tall buildings. He looks back for CHRISTINE, but does not see her.

He looks down on the floor. He then looks up to the sky. He looks straight ahead.

He sees a dove fly by. He continues to stare at the dove until the dove disappears into the clouds.

He smiles.

He walks toward the door, opens the door and walks inside.

FADE OUT.

THE END

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