DAD: Yeah. Well, such is life. Look, we gotta catch the train back to Philly. (indicating check) You gotthis, right?ROY: Uh-huh.
Dad gets up.
DAD: You'll figure it out, kid. Could be worse. And maybe you should consider moving out of thisdamned city. You just can't afford it. Besides, it's nothing but crowds, rats, and a bunch of assholes whoget people to work for free.
Dad pats Roy on the head and exits. Roy sits at the table, takes a bite of pizza. SMASH CUT. TITLE: “BOYS”
INT. ROY's LIVING ROOM – MORNING
oy is asleep on the couch. CARLOS, a dark-skinned Dominican in his mid-20's, is passed out onthe floor, sitting up with his back against the couch. An alarm goes off and they both wake up.
ROY: What time is it?CARLOS
(checks cell, turns off alarm)
: Seven.ROY: Only seven? Man, why are you sleeping out here? I thought last night was your turn to take the bed?CARLOS: I had an accident.ROY: Accident?CARLOS: I was drunk last night, man. And took some pills. Don't judge.ROY: What the fuck, man – I gotta sleep on that bed every other night.CARLOS
: At least I told you, bro. I'm a good roommate like that.
CUT TO:INT. BACK OF A MOVING VAN – SAME TIME
HECTOR, mid-20's, dark-skinned Latino, sits in the back of a van with other dark-skinned Latinos.They look poor and are wearing tattered clothes.The van stops.
(offscreen, in Spanish)
:You go first.