...Opening Credits on Black
We hear some beautiful harp music. We hear a man’s voice and the credits continue.
It was all a dream …
… no it wasn’t. I couldn’t resist. Harp music and voice-over...
...Day. Elevated Subway Train
Against the backdrop of the Manhattan skyline, we see an elevated sub way train heading toward Brooklyn.
After a moment, we begin to hear voices. An animated discussion is taking place inside the Brooklyn Cigar...
...Night. New York Jazz Club. The Men’s Room
Crowd noise outside. Two hundred people clapping rhythmically, urging the featured group to come out on stage. Chanting: ‘Kat-man-du. Kat-man-du.’
Izzy Maurer, a jazz veteran in his late forties...
...Yellow screen. Sound of a garden gate bell.
Open countryside, a line of trees, seen from a railway carriage. The train is still. No sound. Quick fade out.
Momentary yellow screen.
The sea, seen from a high window, a towel hanging on a towel...
Lena is seated in the interrogation room.
Lomax and two scientists are standing. Facing her.
Behind glass, more scientists observe.
A beat, before Lomax speaks.
What did you eat?
… I don’t remember eating....
...Off the beaten track in the cold outback’s not what a feller thinks
as the perfect place for the human race but more for bear or lynx.
The place to be unfenced and free is a place most men would shun
but the snowy waste is to the taste...
...Carpathian Ridge – Dawn (Saturday, 5 AM)
We descend upon Carpathian Ridge, a crescent-shaped cliff that extrudes from the dense Virginia evergreens above a deep rock canyon. The cliff marks the end of a dirt road that winds down from...
...Close-up of finger of the Professor pressing a doorbell which reads ORPHEUS. It morphs first to Bulgarian Cyrillic, then to Greek.
The Professor is walking up a hill in a Bulgarian village, Bartak.
...Outside a Large Detached House. Day
Cherry and Salim get out of their car. Behind them, the Four Jamaicans get out of their car.
Cherry and Salim walk towards the house. It is a large falling-down place, in South London. It’s quiet...
...The Mathematical Herod
On the blank blackness of the blackboard a hand writes TEST.
Then we are in a classroom of twenty-eight kids, the fourteen boys we have already seen and the fourteen girls some of whose voices we have heard as Rachel...
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