EXT. GRASSY HILL -ONE EARLY MORNING
JANET ( in her 20’s) taking pictures of morning birds.
MIKE (in his mid 30’s) also taking pictures of birds, calls out to her…
(Janet ignores Mike’s voice)
JANET: Are you talking to me?
MIKE: I am actually talking to the bird
you captured on camera.
JANET: (laughing) very funny.
(Continues taking pictures. Then stops…)
errmm, why did you just call me your
MIKE: (grinning)Because we are soul mates.
JANET:(confuse) How do you mean?
MIKE: You see… we seem to like the same things,
We take pictures every morning,
We love the same kind of movies,
We even complete each others sentences.
Does that not make us a soul in two bodies?
JANET: You are crazy.
( returns to taking pictures)
MIKE:(looking serious now)I’m serious.
JANET: Get out.
JANET:(angry) Get out!
(Mike takes a picture of her angry)
JANET: Why did you do that?
MIKE: (smiling)Because I want to keep it as a
reminder of our first date. Thanks.
(Mike turns to leave)
JANET: Wait… You said we love the same
kind of movies, what kind of
movies are they?
MIKE: The Great Gatsby.
JANET: That’s a perfect guess.
MIKE: Blue Jasmine.
JANET:(surprise) Another perfect guess.
MIKE: The notebook.
JANET:(laughing) You own a crystal ball, right?
MIKE ( smiling) Sure…and a voodoo doll too that
can make you fall in love with me.
I also got other magic tricks to
make you do stuff.
JANET: ( looks at him intensely) Hmmmm… Use some of your
magic on me. Make me do stuff.
(Mike thinks for a while)
MIKE: Imitation Game, this evening at the
(Janet feign thinking too)
JANET: I pass on that. Your magic is expired.
(Mike takes one more picture of Janet then turns and walks away)
JANET : I’ll be at the 4pm showing. It’s a
MIKE: I still got the magic stick.
Janet (smiles then takes another picture)
Written by Jay.
He describes himself as an aspiring film maker and screenwriter, lovers of movies, old school music and anything arts generally.