int supermarket day
gerry is in the hall of the supermarket with all the groceries

COUSIN
you have to finish what you started
GERRY
what?
COUSIN
yes you have to draw my sister
GERRY
but i don't know your sister
COUSIN
yes you do, because she told me 
that she knows you
GERRY
she don't know me, 
nobody knows me in this town
COUSIN
turn around

gerry does so and rita
 is with shopping bags

RITA
GERRY
what are you doing here?
GERRY
i'm just packi... 
i'm just paying the bills
RITA
so you're the man your house?
GERRY
yes i am
RITA
and you didn't told me
 that you were drawing my sister
GERRY
i didn't know that was your sister
RITA
and that you draw like a child
GERRY
a kid asked me to do it, it was easy
COUSIN
and my drawing?
GERRY
oh. yes your drawing, 
what was that you wanted?
COUSIN
i want a tree, 
i want a cloud here and 
i want a drawing of my sister there
GERRY
i cannot draw your sister
COUSIN
but there's space!
GERRY
but she is bigger than you!
COUSIN
but you can draw her as a girl
GERRY
but she's no longer a girl
COUSIN
but you can draw me with 
her face... don't you?
GERRY
you win
the girl takes out 
the drawing of her backpack
RITA
you'll going to find a way 
to end this
GERRY
this?
RITA
drawing, i mean

gerry starts drawing another child next to the previous girl but without looking the face to rita, who is impressed

COUSIN
but she's not my sister!
GERRY
she is someone else
COUSIN
who
GERRY
she's your sister
 when you were a baby
COUSIN
no way!
RITA
it's true, ok we're leaving
COUSIN
ok sir. i must go, 
thank you for everything, thank you
RITA
thank you gerry

gerry is speechless
int house day

GERRY
dude, i blow it, i really blow it
CARL
what do you mean dude?
GERRY
this girl, i know she's the one
CARL
you've telling me 
that tale nine hundred times
GERRY
but this time i know it's true
sophie enters singing
SOPHIE
(singing)
my looove for you
carl
(singing)
i know it's true
SOPHIE
(singing)
and all the birds will chirp
carl & sophie
(singing)
when i'm with you!
GERRY
ok guys quit it!

sophie and carl start dancing a waltz

CARL
you know gerry boy
 you need a dance and invite her
SOPHIE
and give her a crystal shoe
CARL
and let her have a drink with us
SOPHIE
and kiss her before midnight
CARL
and if that doesn't work 
poison her with an apple
SOPHIE
and a cheese
CARL
why a cheese?
GERRY
why poison her?...
wait! what? i'm leaving here
SOPHIE
don't leave me romeo!

ext park sunset
gerry is outside with his moleskine and his pens
he look astray (5 seconds)
the kid goes to his bench

kid
you're not drawing
GERRY
because i don't have inspiration
kid
what is inspiration?
GERRY
the thing that made me draw
KID
but that is you pen
GERRY
that just makes the lines
KID
so, it's your hand
GERRY
that just control the pen
KID
so why did you stop?
GERRY
because i've drawn everything
KID
everything?
GERRY
yes everything
KID
you have not drawn me
GERRY
i think i've drawn you before
KID
but not today! today is different!
GERRY
how's different?
KID
i'm sitting on this side 
of the bench now
GERRY
and
kid
yesterday i was on that side
GERRY
go on
KID
therefore i'm a new person today!
GERRY
sorry kid, i'm not buying it
KID
and why you don't 
paint your mom?
GERRY
i don't live with mom
KID
or your dad?
GERRY
he's gone
KID
and your dog?
GERRY
i don't have a dog
KID
you should have a dog!
GERRY
and if the dog don't have me?
KID
he will find a way to have you
GERRY
how?
KID
he will sniff you butt 
and smell you
GERRY
i was gonna say something to you 
but i forgot what
KID
what was it?
GERRY
about the dog
KID
i have two dogs
GERRY
they sleep?
KID
dogs don't sleep
GERRY
why so?
KID
because when one sleep, 
the other is awake
GERRY
impossible, 
dogs always play with each other
KID
not my dogs, they play with me 
so i get exhausted,
 very exhausted and i wake up
GERRY
but you wake up? 
you're supposed to sleep
KID
because i don't remember to sleep
GERRY
but you sleep, don't you?
kid
but i can't remember, that's why i do it

gerry takes his stuff and gets up from the chair

GERRY
listen kid, i have to go

gerry check his bag but then give that to the kid

GERRY
take this, kid, i hope it helps
kid
but i don't know how to draw
GERRY
you'll learn

gerry gets up and go to the house
he runs, this time hoping that everything comes true

int house night
gerry enters quick into the house

CARL
did you call her?
GERRY
not yet!

he enters into the room

int room night
gerry start to paint
he uses all the colors available, all of his canvas, even he paint over some canvas
sophie enters behind him

SOPHIE
are you fine darling?
GERRY
i'm perfectly fine
SOPHIE
remember to take a shower
 before the party starts
GERRY
i'm pretty aware of that
SOPHIE
and that you have to draw 
a dog on top of that

gerry starts drawing a dog unaware of his movements

GERRY
is the music set?
SOPHIE
no, we are waiting for you, you are our special DJ
GERRY
just use my discs and my equipment, 
sophie tonite you are the controller
SOPHIE
oh thank you richard, and thank you academy
GERRY
yeah yeah, go go, i have to finish this

sophie close the door and the lights start to fade
all the lights from outside distract him
he cannot paint no more and is exausted
he starts to yawn
his movements are slower and slower
his strokes are wider
the wind enter the room and throws some papers
the light avobe weakens every time
guests are coming into the house
they drink they joke
and gerry is painting the last brush
the light is off and he fell into the ground blocking the door
carl tries to open the door, he see room dark and go off

CARL
well he must go for some groceries

INT BEDroom morning
in the bed gerry slowly open his eyes
beneath the sheets. all is white
he see the back of a woman beside him
rita turn around and mumbles
she is georgeous and sleeping in front of him
gerry check the bed but it's sealed
rita opens her eyes and smile
he touches her

RITA
please open your eyes honey
GERRY
huh?
RITA
did you woke up the kids?
GERRY
who... what?
RITA
did you honey?
GERRY
you are too cute

gerry touches her hair like a gold discoverer

GERRY
your hair is different, you are different
RITA
i've cut my hair, the way you like it
GERRY
and what are you doing here?
she hugs him like he has been to war
GERRY
are you real?
RITA
i'm your dream
GERRY
yes
RITA
welcome

rita starts to tickle him

GERRY
oh please no!
RITA
do what, monster?
GERRY
let me do it
they tickle each other
RITA
you are the one who start's and can't stop
GERRY
no, you!
RITA
oh no, no. you started!
GERRY
don't you want me invoke the feather monster!
RITA
stop. please stop!

rita keeps laughing

gerry tickles her again

GERRY
why do you laugh? 
tell me! tell me!
RITA
all night long!
rita kisses him
GERRY
is that you found funny?
RITA
you were talking the whole night

gerry bite her nose

GERRY
so, where am i?
RITA
you are here
GERRY
i thought you were very far

they hug

RITA
don't you find it quiet around here?
GERRY
but what i can do?
RITA
anything you want, is yor dream honey

gerry starts thinking and a moody song starts

GERRY
do you like it?
RITA
i like this song

rita starts moving with the song
gerry keeps looking at her

RITA
what do you see?
GERRY
i like the way you look
RITA
what look?
GERRY
that look on your face
RITA
tell me
GERRY
when you hear 
your favorite songs
RITA
is it something to notice?
GERRY
yes, your eyes smile
RITA
nobody did told you how i like your hair

gerry kisses her, she stand still

RITA
please stop
GERRY
not now
RITA
and you have not figured out yet?
GERRY
yes, you win
RITA
you haven't learned 
how to leave me don't you?
GERRY
but you're here, i know you
RITA
i needed you more than ever those days
GERRY
and
RITA
because everytime we're kissing 
you were not there, 
you wandered
GERRY
yes, why?
RITA
you mean why?
GERRY
and why i'm still with you?
RITA
because there's no reasons for it
GERRY
but why?
RITA
you have to wake up now

int room night
gerry awakes with paint in his face

GERRY
what the hell i'm doing here
he wakes up and go outside

INT BedROOM NIGHT
gerry enters his room and get dresses quickly

GERRY
i have a special shirt for tonight, where is it?

gerry searches his bedroom in vain
GERRY
gosh, i need my shirts, 
why this guy uses my clothes?

he don't want to wear nothing more, but he put on some old clothes from the window

GERRY
what a massive headache

gerry is lost, don't know were to go
he exit

int living night
gerry is in the hall surrounded by many people
GERRY
where am i?

sophie stop talking with her friends

SOPHIE
gerry! gerry!
GERRY
sophie, why you are not controlling the music?
SOPHIE
i put it on auto mode
GERRY
but how do you do it?
SOPHIE
some guy helped me and put some music, it's a genius!
GERRY
yeah but i need to know something
SOPHIE
gerry baby, what can i do for you?
GERRY
where's carl?
SOPHIE
why do you need him darling? he's busy
GERRY
i just need to check his room
SOPHIE
why? you need your shirts? but i have some shirts too!
GERRY
why are you blocking me?
SOPHIE
please let me help you, you will find nothing there
GERRY
sophie, i need my shirts that's all

sophie hug him from the neck

SOPHIE
i'm telling you darling, don't go, don't do it

sophie tries to kiss him
gerry evades her

int carl bedroom night

gerry opens the door slowly, he search for the shirts and the light from outside awakens rita who is in bed ,
he grab some shirts

RITA
don't go

gerry shut the door from outside

FIN

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