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Source: Adults

Author: James Morrissey

Title: The Red Mist (working title) - Part One

SCENE

INT: NIGHTTIME - BATHROOM

Fade from credits to a bathroom and a close up of a man
Leaning on a sink looking in the mirror (The man’s name
is Jack he's about 43 years old), he has a crazy look
in his eyes. His white T-shirt is stained with blood.

SFX: A muffled female voice is heard.

JACK
You think you could just get rid
of me like that?...I knew what
you were up to

The camera follows Jack as he bends down and speaks to
the woman sitting on the floor beneath the sink, gagged
with a bathrobe belt.
... You’re a...
Selfish...scheming...sly, dirty...
Fucking...SLUT! (He
screams in her face)

He grabs her face with his bloody hand and pushes her,
the woman falls to her side on the floor. The camera
pans back and reveals a body of a young male about 20,
his body lay in a pool of blood. Jack leaves the
bathroom for a moment, the camera stays on the woman
(Her name is Heather she is about 39 years old) staring
at the body of the man. Quick glimpses of the bodies'


Jack comes back into the bathroom with a gun in his
hand and puts it on the sink, he pauses for a second
turns around looks at the young male on the floor and
runs to the toilet to throw up.

Jack crawls on his hands and knees toward Chris lying
on the floor in a pool of blood. Jack sits on the floor
behind Chris.

JACK (CONT'D)
...Are you happy now?

Fade to black. END SCENE.


SCENE

EXT: DAY TIME- LAKE

Fade from black. One day before first scene. Opening
shot of a lake, then cut to Heather sitting on a bench.
Heather is wearing a long black coat with a matching
black head warmer, in her hand she's holding a small
brown envelope. In the distance walking down the path
which surrounds the lake, we see Chris walking toward
Heather. Heather sees Chris and stands up to greet him.

From a car parked nearby Jack is watching them, he sees
Chris hold Heather in his arms, Jack looks away with a
face of sadness resting his head on the steering wheel.
Cut back to the bench where we see Heather cuddling
Chris on the bench.

HEATHER
He knows

CHRIS
Did you tell him? (Smiling)

HEATHER
No...I got this feeling he
does...and I'm not sure but I
think he's seeing someone too

CHRIS
Why?... What makes you think
that?

HEATHER
I heard him on the phone
telling someone he
was....missing them

She looks up at Chris. Chris looks at her and asks
reluctantly.

CHRIS
Are you jealous Heather?...I
mean I understand if you are...
you've been together for a while

She smiles at Chris and then kisses him on the lips.

HEATHER
If I were that bothered then I
wouldn't have brought this

Heather puts the brown envelope in Chris's hand. Cut
back to Jack in the car still looking, he then drives
off. Cut back to the bench. Chris open's the envelope.
Heather watches him open it with a slight smirk. He
finds money and a slip of paper. He reads the paper.

CHRIS
Is this the address ? (Sounds
uncertain of whatever they have
planned)

HEATHER
We don't have to do this if you
don't want to?...but think of
the money...we can start a
fresh, with a family of our own

Chris stands and walks toward the lake, he stares at
the sun reflecting off the water.

CHRIS
A family, of course

HEATHER
Our own family...together... I
care about you Chris....

She gets up and walks toward Chris and hold's his hand.
(CONT'D).....that's why I
wouldn't force you into this

CHRIS
I know...what about after it's
done

HEATHER
I'll take care of it, trust me

Close up of Chris's eyes then fade to black. END SCENE



SCENE

INT: DAYTIME - HEATHER AND JACK'S HOME

We fade from black to a low angle shot at the end of a
corridor in a modern home. We can hear a male's voice,
unclear of what is being said yet. The camera moves
slowly forward until we stop outside the door of a
bedroom, the door is open slightly. We can see Jack
sitting at the edge of his bed on the phone talking.

JACK
....I saw her at the
lake...yeah, she will...I
know...I'm not gonna let
her get away with it

SFX: Front door open and shut.

HEATHER
Jack!

JACK
...I gotta go she's home....OK
I will see you later....bye

Heather is in the kitchen unpacking some shopping. Jack
enters the kitchen and stands behind Heather leaning on
the door frame.


JACK
Did you buy enough?
(Jokingly)

Heather stops putting the shopping away and turns
around.

HEATHER
Hi...I thought you weren't
here

Turns back around and continues unpacking.


HEATHER
I brought you those frozen
meal's you like, so
you can make yourself one later
when I'm out....

Jack nod's a yes.
...How was work today?

JACK
It was ok...Randall still can be
a pain in the ass

HEATHER
I thought you and Mr. Randall
were good friends

JACK
Are you joking? I hate
pretending to be best bud's with
a guy a can barely stand

HEATHER
I always thought he was
quite...charming

JACK
That guys an evil nasty piece of
work...trust me I've seen his
evil streak

Jack looks at Heather; Heather looks away at her watch.

JACK (CONT'D)
Time to get ready?...I'll
finish unpacking

HEATHER
Thanks

Heather walk's out of the Kitchen and upstairs leaving
Jack to unpack. END SCENE.



SCENE

EXT: LATE EVENING - CHRIS'S CAR

A shot of an empty driver’s seat. Then
Chris enters the car carrying in his hand a small
wooden box. He places the box on the passenger's seat
he then picks up his mobile phone and dials a number.

CHRIS
It's done...it went OK but I
didn't have all the money, he
insisted it was more....no no
one...
OK...tonight?...where
too?...how long for?...OK
OK give me ten minutes...bye



END SCENE.



SCENE

EXT: NIGHTTIME - STYLISH MODERN PUB

Heather and Jane are sitting at a table drinking and
laughing.

JANE
God I wish I was 21 again...no
responsibilities, no moaning
husband, no nagging
kids...freedom...

A pause of silence, Heather look's uncomfortable for a
brief moment and then Jane bursts out laughing.
...I'm sorry I'm just joking
it's not that bad.

HEATHER
Really?

JANE
Well...no one has the perfect
life, do they?

HEATHER
That's true...I'm gonna get
another drink do you want one?

JANE
Get me a whiskey, it's been a
shitty day

Heather's get's up and walk's to the bar. Heather takes
her mobile and checks for a text but none has been
received, she then looks at her watch. Heather turns
too the bar, a barman comes to serve Heather.

HEATHER
A Whiskey and vodka coke...

Heather wait's at the bar. She looks around the bar,
whilst doing so she tap's her hand on the bar looking
frustrated an inpatient.

HEATHER
Fuck how long does it take to
pour a drink?

The barman look's over, Heather collects herself with a
deep breathe.

HEATHER
I'm sorry

Heather is back at the table with Jane, she places the
drinks down and sit's they both take big sip's of there
drinks.

JANE
I needed that

HEATHER
Yeah me too

Heather is looking a little uncomfortable again, Jane
notices.

JANE
What's wrong?

HEATHER
Nothing wrong, just thinking

JANE
About?

HEATHER
...Do you think I'm too old to
start a family?

Jane smirks.

HEATHER (OFFENDED)
What's funny?

JANE
Nothing Heather...I just had a
feeling it was playing on your
mind that's all, and no I don't
think your too old....I'm Sure
you and Jack will one day

HEATHER
Yeah maybe

Heather smiles and take's a sip of her drink.



SCENE

INT: NIGHTTIME - JACK'S HOME - LIVING ROOM

Jack is at home sitting on his settee watching
television, A bottle of whiskey is on the coffee table
in front of him and a full glass in his hand, he is
drinking whilst watching television. A shot of the
kitchen and we see someone at the back door the door
opens its Chris. He walks to the kitchen table and
puts down the wooden box, he opens it inside it's a 9mm
pistol.

Chris picks up the gun and looks at it and then looks
toward Jack. He picks up the box in his other hand. A
shot of Jack watching television we can see Chris
approaching from behind carrying the gun and box. Chris
points the gun at Jack then throws the box at the floor
beside Jack making a loud bang. Jack leaps up from the
settee and turns around to see Chris standing there
with a gun.

JACK
Shit!

There's a brief silence and Jack looks at the gun.
Chris looks at Jack and smiles slightly.

CHRIS
Sorry...I came the back way
like you said

JACK
Yeah of course...are you OK?

CHRIS
Yeah...she's gonna be a while
tonight

JACK
Oh....well Good

Chris walks over to Jack; Jack takes the gun off Chris
throws them on the settee, He looks at Chris and
smiles, Chris smiles back.


Jack and Chris then kiss. END SCENE.



SCENE

EXT/INT: NIGHTTIME - FRONT OF HOUSE

A shot of the front of the house, Heather's pull's into
the drive. She enters the house cautiously listening,
she quietly closes the door and then takes her shoes
off, she then walks to the living room, there's a dent
in the settee.

HEATHER
Honey? (A small grin).....

She can see clothes on the floor and settee and
recognizes them, they're Chris's clothes. Her face
turns to a face of confusion and concern.
...what the hell?

She silently makes her way to the bottom of the stairs
but she can't hear anything so she slowly walks up the
stairs. She reaches the top and she can hear them in
her room. She creeps quietly to her bedroom door, the
door is slightly open and she can see Jack and Chris
having sex which sickens and shocks Heather, she turns
away in horror leans against the wall with her hand
over her mouth, complete devastation on her face. END
SCENE.



SCENE

INT: NIGHTTIME - KITCHEN

Heather is in the kitchen again she looks a mess her
eyes filled with tears causing her make up to run.
Heather pours the tap's and washes her tears and make
up off. She then makes her way to the living room and
sits on the settee weeping we cut back and forth
between shots of Heather weeping downstairs and Jack
and Chris upstairs, each shot of Heather in emotional
distress and Jack and Chris having sex are getting more
furious each time we cut back to them. Heather raises
her head and she sees the bottle.

Heather stands and takes a large gulp of the whiskey
and then marches toward the phone and rips the wire out
of the wall. Heather walks back to the settee once more
and then sits up taking another big swig of whiskey.

She looks to her side and on the settee she sees a pair
of Chris's jeans in a fit of rage she throws the jeans
off the settee to the other side of the room, she looks
to her side again and there is the gun, Heather picks
the gun up and wipes the tears from her eyes, she's
stands to her feet and checks the gun to see if its
empty. The gun is loaded. Heather then marches to the
front door and lock's it. Heather cock's the gun

HEATHER
Fucking faggots



END SCENE.



SCENE

INT: NIGHTTIME - BEDROOM

Jack and Chris lay in the bed holding each other.

JACK
She'll be home soon...are you
ready to confront her?

CHRIS
Yeah...she's not going to take
this well Jack....what if she
decides to have us both killed?

JACK
She was gonna let you kill me
and take the blame, and then
enjoy spending my life insurance
money...she needs to be stopped

CHRIS
Your right

JACK
I am...now let’s get dressed

Meanwhile Heather is making her way up the stairs
treading carefully and her eyes fixated on her bedroom
door. A close up of the gun in her hand, her finger is
on the trigger. Back in the bedroom Chris is looking
under the bed.

JACK
What you looking for?

CHRIS
My jeans

JACK
There downstairs in the living
room

CHRIS
Oh yeah...I need the bathroom

JACK
Go a head...but hurry up, she
won’t be long

Chris leaves the room and walks to the bathroom he
doesn't see Heather crouching down on the stair case.
Chris is in the bathroom having a pee, Heather sees him
and walks up behind him pointing the gun.

HEATHER
You bastard

Chris looks around in horror.

CHRIS
God Heather please no!
(Shouts in panic)

She fires a shot and shoots Chris in the stomach. Chris
falls back and collapses by the bath tub exactly where
we see him in the first scene. Jack has obviously heard
the shot and races to the bathroom to find Heather
there.

JACK
No!!

Heather turn's around as Jack charges toward her, Jack
then knocks her to the floor and the gun goes flying,
Heather scrambles for the gun whilst on the floor and
so does Jack. They both reach for the gun Heather grabs
it and Jack hold's her hands and they both wrestle for
the gun.

JACK (CONT'D)
STOP IT!!

HEATHER
NO!!!

Jack punches Heather out cold, a little out of breathe
he then rolls toward Chris.

JACK
Shit Chris

Heather slowly regains consciousness as Jack tends to
Chris. Jack holds Chris weeping, behind him we can
Heather reaching for a weighing scale on the floor.
Heather picks it up she turns around and smacks Jack in
the back, he falls to the side yelping in pain.
Heather on her knees moves toward Jack and swings again
but Jack grabs her and they struggle once more on the
floor. We fade to black and we can hear them still
fighting. END SCENE.





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