Itís your time

 

 

SCENE 1† Daytime Ė department store

 

ETAB:† exterior of a department story

 

††††††††††† Interior of store and shoppers

 

MASTER:† Over the shoulder of a woman of Rick standing behind a counter

 

RICK: Look lady,

††††††††††† I donít deal in cosmetics.

††††††††††† Itís not my department.

 

shot of Rick making his way down the aisle to door.

 

Over the shoulder of a fellow worker shot of Rick at door and various other shots Ė solo close, mid-shot

 

RICK: Iíve gotta get out of this place before they drive me crazy.

††††††††††† So Iím going home early.

††††††††††† If the boss asks, tell him, Iím not feeling well

††††††††††† Which is the truth.

††††††††††† Iíve had an uneasy feeling since I got here this morning

 

 

SCENE 2: Exterior of store day time

 

Rick is walking against the flow of people

Rich walking towards an apartment building

Close up of him looking troubled, and around at the street as if he senses something wrong.

He comes to the apartment building then climbs the steps

He comes down the hall

Then stops at a door and gets out his keys

He looks down

A light shows under the door.

Reaction shot of him looking alarmed.

Shot of opening door as seen †from inside

Shot of door closing from outside.

Shot of Rick over the shoulder of DEATH then a slow pan to reveal Deathís hooded face.

Solo shot of Rick


RICK: How the hell did you get in here.

 

Reverse shot of death over Rickís shoulder

 

DEATH: I have my ways.

 

A two shot from side with Rick standing, death seated.

 

RICK: With the windows and doors all locked?

 

 

Reverse over Rickís shoulder of death

 

DEATH: Locks do not hinder me.

 

Solo shot of Rick

 

RICK: †Are you here to rob me?

 

Reverse of Rick over Deathís shoulder

 

††††††††††† I donít have much to steal

 

Two shot from side of Rick and Death

†††††††††††

††††††††††† Iím only a department store clerk

 

Reverse of Death over Rickís shoulder

 

DEATH: I am not here to rob you.

 

Reverse of Rick

 

RICK: Then maybe you should get out of here

 

Solo shot of Rick

 

††††††††††† Before I call the police

 

Reverse of Death over Rickís shoulder

 

DEATH: Iíll leave when my purpose is done

 

Reverse of Rick

 

RICK: Which is?

 

Reverse of Death:

DEATH: To collect you

 

Solo of Rick

 

RICK:† What the hell does that mean?

 

Solo of Death

 

DEATH:† It is your time.

 

Solo of Rick

RICK: Are you saying youíve come here to kill me?

 

Side two shot of Rick and Death

 

††††††††††† I know Iíve been a bit testy with customers lately, sending them to hardware when they wanted lingerie

 

Reverse of Rick over Deathís shoulder

 

††††††††††† But thatís no reason for my boss to hire a hit man.

 

Reverse of death:

 

DEATH: I do not kill people

 

Solo of Death:

††††††††††† I simply collect the dead.

 

Reverse of Rick over Deathís shoulder

 

RICKĒ But Iím not dead

 

Reverse of Death

 

DEATH: Sometimes the dead do not know they are already dead.

 

Solo of Rick:

 

RICK: For Christís sake

 

Two shot from side

 

††††††††††† Iím only middle aged

 

Reverse of Rick over Deathís shoulder

 

††††††††††† Iím too young to die

 

Reverse of Death over Rickís shoulder

 

DEATH: Death must take young or old without prejudice.

 

Reverse of Rick:

 

RICK:† Iím not ready yet

 

Two shot from side

 

††††††††††† I havenít won the lottery.

 

Solo of Rick

 

††††††††††† Or bought a mansion in Beverley Hills

 

Reverse of death over Rickís shoulder:

 

DEATH:† No one is prepared for death

 

Two shot from side as Death rises from the chair.

 

††††††††††† But youíre time has come

 

Solo shot of Rick as deathís shadow falls over him and a hand appears reaching for him from off screen.

 

††††††††††† Come along

 

Two shot from side with Rick patting his pockets

 

RICK:† Just hold your horses

 

Solo shot of Rick

 

††††††††††† I canít find my keys.

 

Reverse of Death

 

DEATH:† You have no need of keys

 

Reverse of Rick

 

RICK: Damn you

 

Solo of Rick

 

††††††††††† I need time to think

 

Reverse of Rick over Deathís shoulders

 

††††††††††† Iím so confused

 

Reverse of Death

 

DEATH:† We have no time

 

Two shot from the side

 

††††††††††† I have others to collect

 

Reverse of Rick

 

RICK: †Being dead takes some getting use to

 

Reverse of Death

 

DEATH:† You will have an eternity to adjust to the situation

 

Reverse of Rick

 

RICK: †Okay, Okay

 

Side two shot

 

††††††††††† Can you tell me where Iím going?

 

Solo shot of Rick:

 

††††††††††† Heaven or that other place?

 

Reverse of Death over Rickís shoulder

 

DEATH:† Sorry

 

Solo shot of Death

 

††††††††††† Thatís not my department

 

(fade)

 


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