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Sycamore Street
By George Scaife and Alex Burke

POST PRODUCTION SCRIPT ± 01 December 2010

Smirking Productions Ilkley Grammar School Cowpasture Road georgescaifeoyd@hotmail.co.uk 07811200226

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OPENING:

SMIRKING PRODUCTIONS ANIMATED LOGO GALEX PRODUCTIONS ANIMATED LOGO.

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INT: LOUNGE ± NIGHT

A couple are having a drinks party at their home; the husband, JOHN, opens and pours a bottle of champagne. [The opening titles intercut between shots of the party]

JOHN Cheers! Everyone at the party raises their glasses in a toast. They make conversation with one another, JOHN walks over to his wife, SUSAN, whispering in her ear. JOHN Darling, where¶s Rachel? SUSAN I¶ve no idea, but I¶m going to go and find her in a few minutes. JOHN I think she should be here. SUSAN So do I.

2. INT: CONSERVATORY ± NIGHT. The daughter, RACHEL, is sat alone in the conservatory as the dinner party is going on. She is on the phone to her boyfriend. RACHEL

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What are you doing tonight? Oh right, well it¶s just my parents are having this crappy dinner party. SUSAN walks into the room looking for RACHEL. SUSAN Rachel? RACHEL Uhuh? SUSAN Are you going to come in to the party? RACHEL Mum, I¶m on the phone! SUSAN Don¶t take that attitude with me! SUSAN grabs the phone off Rachel and switches it off, she then places it on the side. RACHEL No! SUSAN Have it your way then! SUSAN storms out of the room and Rachel glares at her. Rachel goes to pick up her phone from the side, as someone outside watches her. Rachel picks up a packet of cigarettes and goes outside.

3. INT: LOUNGE ± NIGHT JOHN When do we ever do what we¶re told?

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4. EXT. GARDEN ± NIGHT Rachel sits down outside, and lights up a cigarette, there is a crash from behind her. RACHEL Shit, what was that? She walks around to see what it was, a dog then runs out and she strokes it, feeling comforted. RACHEL Bobby, hey boy. There is a cut back to the dinner party, SUSAN talking to one of her guests. RACHEL is attacked by a figure wearing a Halloween mask and dressed all in black. She screams for help, but no one hears. There is a cut back to the dinner party, where we see the guests laughing. RACHEL is stabbed several times, and goes to grab h er phone to ring ³DAD´.

5. INT: HALL WAY ± NIGHT JOHN¶s phone is on the side table in the hall way, RACHEL¶s name appears on the screen and keeps ringing but he cannot hear it to come and pick it up.

TITLE CARD:

SYCAMORE STREET