LOST AND FOUND.
SETTING; big city, busy streets, large buildings etc.
TIME; daytime, morning, bright and sunny.
CHARACTER(S); successful business woman on her way to work, and homeless man on the floor outside a building watching everyone go past.
BACKING TRACK/MUSIC; cheerful music, comical, positive.
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(SPLIT SCREEN - LEFT BUSINESS WOMAN, RIGHT HOMELESS MAN)(LEFT, LONG SHOT, FLAT ANGLE. RIGHT, MID SHOT, HIGH ANGLE)(LEFT, TRACK. RIGHT, ZOOMS IN ON HIM)(CHEERFUL/COMICAL MUSIC IN THE BACKGROUND)Woman is getting dressed and ready for work, while the man is sitting on the floor with his sleeping bag and backpack are behind him. The woman leaves her house and starts walking down the street with her purse over her shoulder. (LEFT SIDE IS LARGENED TO FIT THE WHOLE SCREEN - WOMANS SIDE)(LONG SHOT)(MUSIC DIES DOWN, ALL WE CAN HEAR IS HER HEELS ON THE PAVEMENT)(TRACK, TILT)
The woman walks along, and passes the homeless guy. (LONG SHOT, LOW ANGLE)The man looks up at her walking past and gives a brief smile, only to be ignored. (MID SHOT, FLAT ANGLE)(STATIC)
Woman continues walking down the street (MID SHOT, FLAT ANGLE)(TRACK)and suddenly a man from behind her, hooded and unrecognisable, seizes her hand bag from her shoulder.
The woman shrieks and grabs the other strap of her bag desperately. (CLOSE UP, HIGH ANGLE)(STEADY CAM)(FAST PACED MUSIC IMPLYING DANGER)
(BIRDS EYE VIEW)(ZOOMS IN ON ACTION, PANS ROUND TO SEE BOTH PEOPLE TUGGING AT HER BAG FRANTICALLY)(FAST PACED MUSIC STILL PLAYING)The woman screams at the top of her lungs, and yet no-one stops to help her, the walk on. (LONG SHOT OF EVERYONE WALKING PAST, FLAT ANGLE)(STATIC)
The homeless man looks up and spot the woman in danger (MID SHOT, HIGH ANGLE)(ZOOMS IN ON HIS FACE)he jumps up and runs to he rescue. (LONG SHOT, LOW ANGLE)(STEADY CAM)(HEROIC MUSIC GRADUALLY BUILDS UP)
The man snatches the purse from the mans hands, just as the woman lets go of it (MID SHOT, HIGH ANGLE)(ZOOMS IN ON PURSE, AND PANS ROUND TO CAPTURE THE WOMANS SUPRISED REACTION)(HEROIC MUSIC PLAYING)automatically, the thug runs away and disappears in the sea of people. (LONG SHOT, LOW ANGLE)(STATIC)
The homeless man, breathless, hands the woman her purse, (CLOSE UP OF THE PURSE, FLAT ANGLE)(TILTS UP AT THEIR FACES LOOKING AT EACHOTHER, AND ZOOMS OUT SO THAT YOU CAN FULLY SEE THEM)(HEROIC MUSIC TONES DOWN TO NOTHING SLOWLY)
The woman takes her purse back gratefully and thanks him humbly, (MID SHOT OF WOMAN, SLIGHTLY HIGH ANGLE - POINT OF VIEW SHOT FOR THE HOMELESS MAN)(STATIC)and smiles. (ZOOM IN ON HER SMILE)
The homeless man smiles back and says that it wasn't a problem at all, and starts to walk away. (MID SHOT, FLAT ANGLE)(STATIC)
The woman frowns slightly at him walking away. (CLOSE UP, FLAT ANGLE)(STATIC)
The woman looks up at the street of people, about to walk away - and then stops, deep in thought. (LONG SHOT, FLAT ANGLE)(BACKWARD CREEP/ZOOMS OUT TO SHOW PEOPLE WALKING PAST)She looks back in the direction of the homeless man again and walks up to him.(LONG SHOT, LOW ANGLE)(PAN, ZOOMS OUT)
She smiles lightly and sighs, lowering herself to his ground-level to speak face to face again. (SIDE VIEW, LONG SHOT, FLAT ANGLE)(ZOOMS IN ON THEM)
The homeless man is lightly suprised she came back. (CLOSE UP OF HIS FACE, HIGH ANGLE)(TILTS DOWN AT HIM, LIKE POINT OF VIEW OF THE WOMAN CROUCHING DOWN)
The woman explains that she in partnership with a banking business on the highstreet and that she's looking for an work assistant to help her, (MID SHOT, FLAT ANGLE) she adds that she knows his situation at the moment isnt ideal - but its the least she could do to repay him.
(CLOSE UP OF HER HANDING THE CARD OVER, POINT OF VIEW, HIGH ANGLE)(STATIC)She hands him her business card.
(MID SHOT, FLAT ANGLE, POINT OF VIEW OF MAN)(ZOOMS IN ON HER FACE)She starts to tell him to ring the number, but then she looks down at his bags on the floor and realised he doesnt own one. (MID SHOT, HIGH ANGLE)(PANS ROUND TO SEE HIS BAGS, ZOOMS IN, AND THEN BACK AT THE WOMAN, STATIC)She carries on and says how he should pop in, and ask for Eleanor Green.
(CLOSE-UP OF THE AMNS FACE, FLAT ANGLE)The man frowns at the card (ZOOMS IN AT THE CARD IN HER HAND)(PANS ROUND)(MID SHOT, FLAT ANGLE OF MAN)(ZOOMS IN)and shakes his head.
(TILTS DOWN AT HIS CLOTHING)He looks down at his shabby clothing,(MID SHOT, SLIGHTLY HIGH ANGLE)(ZOOMS OUT) thanks her for the oppertunity, but refuses it. (BACKWARD CREEP UNTIL YOU SEE THE SIDE OF THE WOMANS FACE)
(MID SHIT, FLAT ANGLE)(STATIC)The woman smiles slightly, reassuring him that she'll fix him a suit and a temporary apartment to live in, just to get him going.
(LONG SHOT, LOW ANGLE LOOKING AT THE BOTH OF THEM LOOKING AT EACHOTHER)(STATIC)They both look at eachother.
(CLOSE-UP OF HER FACE, FLAT ANGLE)She smiles again, stating that she wont take no for an answer.