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by Oliver Stone

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Language English

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B R E A K

OLIVER STONE

Copyright

1969

Anthony's trip through three moods/locations:

1.

2.

3.

The City  Speed and Fear
The Forest Decreasing Speed Fading Into Dream

Prison  Silence (The Death of Words)

Freedom (End ofMovie)

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A.

recognize him: Anthony?
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How are you?
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who says this,is Russian looking, is tall with
a husky voice and long black hair. She locks down closely
at A., who is leaning up against a side of the elevator.
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Come with us.
Where you going?
A
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smoke out of her mouth:
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A
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(Pause)
voice,off:

on the loneliness
they all split. Dad's face

I leave behind in the elevator.

A's voice, off:

My mother's voice dies on

the telephone.
Shot of Marina in the hall behind A. combing his hair.

A's voice, off:


splits. I split.
Shot of A. in student room at fire, his fleeing footsteps.

A. passes

A's voice, off:

camera,

We all split . . . We all

fade.

(Pause)

My mouth feels dry.

his back to it,

11.Anthony in coffee shop next to movie theatre,
standing, eating, what he's eating. Beautiful blonde girl
waiting at the counter for her change, catch each other's
eye, thevoiceon the radio saying:
Drive slowly, don't gamble
with your life, remember . . .

the stakes are too high.