Blood Diamond
113 Pages
English
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Blood Diamond

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113 Pages
English

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.'BLOOD DIAMOND'' oy Marshall HerskovitzEdward Zwick & Draft JuIy 27, 2005 THESE WORDS APPEAR: .'SIERRA LEONE, 1999" - - ]. A INT. HUT BEFORE DAWN 1 A MAN's HAND, hardworking, rough, light.s twigs under a kettle. Predawn light trickles Ehrough Lhe walls tin onto well worn farming tools,..hoe, pick, axe, a yoke for an ox. AnimisU Lotems charms hang. we and are in a typical Mende FARMER'S HUT. Excepu for Che ENGLISH SCHOOLBOOKS on a she1f. The HAND EhaE lit. ketrre Lhe t,akes Ehe books off the shelf gently and nudges a 14-year-o1d BOy awake wiEh them. The boy, Ota is his name, groans protesE.in sleepy SOLOMON VANDY smiles down his at son. SOLOMON (in Mende; subtitled) Don't want to 1aEe.be The boy sits up, harf asleep. sleepily pu11s a shirt over his head. His English is more schooled than his faEher's. hYl ( in ltendli"suUti rted) English go boys Eo school every day? solomon fills a tin cup of powdered milk. lle is a rnan marked quiet pat.ience, by in Lhe worn trousers and whiLe cotEon shirt of a Mende farmer. He hands Ehe cup to the boy. SOLOMON (in Mende; subtiCled) yes, Ehev do. n7l (in Mendli'"uu.iL1ed) Not every day. SOLOMON (in Mende; subtitled) Every day. Just you. like So you can become a doctor. Not walk behind an your ox like father. The boy catches his MOTHER's eye as she breast-feeds his TNFANT BROTHER. His twelve-year o1d sister, N,YANDA, snuggles with them. she sticks her congue ouE at her brother. (coNT'D)soLoMoN Don,t worry. joiningShe will be you next.

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Published 01 January 2005
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Language English
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