IRIS OUT TO:EXT. BARCELONA AIRPORT - DAY
FS - The wall of the airport is a brightly colored mosaic.
Camera pans and dollies off the wall, to reveal CRISTINA andVICKY, two young American women, who pull their bags awayfrom the front of the airport. Vicky is a thoughtful brunetteand Cristina is a beautiful free-spirited blonde.
Cristina and Vicky walk to a TAXI DRIVER standing beside ataxi.
They stop as the taxi driver prepares to put their bags inthe trunk.
INT. TAXI - DAY
FS - Through the windshield as the taxi moves down a highwayto the city. Camera tilts up on a road sign, which reads:
Vicky and Cristina decided to spendthe summer in Barcelona.
MCS - Vicky sitting in the rear passenger seat, looks out thewindow at the passing countryside.NARRATOR (V.O.) (cont’d)
Vicky was completing her master’sin Catalan identity, which she hadbecome interested in through hergreat affection for thearchitecture of Gaudí.
DISSOLVE TO:MCS - Cristina sits in the rear driver’s seat.