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Three buildings shown Oriental huts to the left and right, Alchemist hut centre forward. Intro Lamp, Moon in the sky] [Text appears over the moon which reads “With time and patience, the mulberry leaf becomes satin. With time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.” The text fades and begins a voice over. The voice is of an elderly Chinese “wise man”.} V.O “In the times of old, there lived two brothers, Liang and Tao. Liang was a wise and humble man, his brother, a joker and a fool. Alchemists both, they worked hard to create something to bring light to their dark and troublesome world. Liang discovered a formula to create a powerful substance, which would make them prosperous, and save them from their life of poverty. However, Tao’s Impatience would lead to an unexpected conclusion… Liang and Tao leave their homes and head towards the Alchemist hut. [Int. Room within the Alchemist hut] Cut to inside the hut with both characters opening a kit. Once Liang presents to Tao a formula which he has discovered, which shows how to create Fireworks, Liang humbly offers to share the formula with his brother. Tao gets very excited as he realizes that the formula is worth millions, his greed overcomes him and he has an idea to enhance the formula in order to create a larger produce. The complication begins when Tao starts to add to the mix that Liang is preparing. Scene 2 [Int. Camera facing Liang at a desk surrounded by equipment and his mixture.] Liang is stood, carefully stirring the mixture; Tao is stood over his shoulder with a menacing grin on his face, and impatiently fidgeting and is desperate to “help”. Liang grabs a vile and very slowly swills the solution. Tao, sick of waiting rushes up, snatches the vile, shakes it furiously and dumps it in the mixture. Liang then reaches for a pestle and mortar, and delicately grinds away at an ingredient, while Tao beings to pace up and down in the background furiously. Sick of

waiting Tao knocks Liang out of the way, grabs the pestle and smashes it into the mortar, then throws the whole thing into the mixture. After this, Liang signals that the only thing left now is to wait and patiently stands watching the bubbles pop from the mixture. Tao stands waiting also, but beings to fidgets, tapping his foot and looking at his watch (wrist) and finally snaps, walks up to the flames and pulls out a fire bellow, and increases the size of the flames to speed up the mixing process. The flames reach a great height and the mixture begins to bubble violently, followed by smoke, which leads to a violent explosion. [Int. interior of the hut] The explosion blows the roof off of the Alchemist hut, there is a pause and the camera switches back to Tao and Liang stood in the hut, facial hair singed and pointed upwards with smoke coming off. Both Liang and Tao grinning widely the camera focuses in on their faces, suddenly with the realization of money in their eyes. Scene 3 Shot of the two Brothers stood at a stall selling gunpowder, reaping the rewards from there invention. The camera follows a firework that is shot from behind the stall and the final flash leads out.