Production Logo and name fade onto screen and slowly fade out;White titles are fading slowly in and out of the screen. Thereis a soft piano style symphony playing faintly in thebackground, slowly rising to a high volume.
EXT. STREET ± FRONT OF AN HOUSE ±
The camera fades from black to the sky.Close up ± White fluffy clouds, camera tilts down to show abrown house, to reveal
dressed in dark work wear,her heels hitting the floor with a powerful thud. Her step isstrong but her face is not, it looks tired, weak and strainedshe walks towards a door. Close up of a keyhole as
jams her key inside.
INT ± SALINA¶s HOUSE
The corridor is dark and narrow; Salina bends down to pick upa pile of letters off the doormat. She flicks through the pileof letters then stops at a medium sized, pale, yellowenvelope. She frowns then sighs and tears open the envelope.She pulls out a small white card with the words HappyAnniversary in colourful writing; she opens the card andcloses it. She seems uncomfortable and troubled, as ifsomething is on her mind.
INT ± SALINA¶s LIVING ROOM SALINA
walks into her living room and places the card on themantelpiece. Close up on the inside of the card, it reads: To
SALINA AND MICHAEL
enjoy your special day, you deserve it,from Jo and Mike.
walks out of the living room towardsthe kitchen.
INT ± SALINA¶s KITCHENSALINA
walks towards her fridge and quickly pulls out a bottleof wine, she unscrews the cork, gets a glass and pours herselfa generous glass of red wine. She walks out of the kitchentowards the living room once more and presses the play buttonon her answering machine, we hear the answering machine.
You have two new messages, Friday 12
( A man speaks in a deep voice)
just letting you know I have rescheduled themeeting for Monday at 5:00 sharp! Don¶t be late this time!
SALINA rolls her eyes