Aliya is walking on a lonely street and very terrified. A foot wearing a boot walking behind her, she turns the flash on her phone and hastily turns to see who is there
By Minna Davies
MUSIC STUDIO – DAY
BOSE is rehearsing with her sax, Mrs ANITA listening on her table.
Mrs ANITA signals to BOSE to stop.
Oh Aliya, come over. How is your
My leg? Oh good. I am ready now ma.
Well. How do I say this, You where
away for a while, and a lot of
things change. I am sorry dear I was
not sure you were ready. I thought
you bailed out. So, Bose has your
Aliya’s face goes dim. Lost in her thoughts
First she took my boyfriend and
now my chance. Great.
SITTING ROOM – NIGHT
ALIYA sitting on the dinning licking a bowl of ice cream.
My life is beautiful… And she
thinks she is better than me. Well
whatever… she can go ahead, play for
the school. I will just lick my
ice cream. I bet she is not having
one right now. Oh I am sad. I hate my
Ramat enters, goes to the kitchen and comes out with a glass of
What is wrong with you dear?
She wants to leave.
You are just going to leave.
I know I hurt you baby, but
If you don’t give me a chance,
All I can do is try.
I am no more playing for the
You are worried.
Then do something about it.
Fight for it. If you want it that bad
fight for it.
Let’s make a deal if you play for
We would leave here, leave everything
Leave… everything? It’s not
that easy to leave.
Yeah. But we can. A new beginning
Thought as much.
DANCE STUDIO – EVENING
ALIYA steps in between their rehearsals. As the door shuts,
all eyes focused on her.
From the top.
Aliya goes to sit in the corner and watched them rehearse.
Aliya, come over. Hope you remember
I wish I forgot.
You are lucky Jane called me to
explain everything. How would your
grandma die and you not tell me.
My grand ma.
Yeah she said you went for her
Yeah. So sad, thanks.
ALIY’S ROOM – EVENING
ALIYA and JANE.
Wow I was so worried about you.
Yeah. I went to bury my grandma,
What should I have said?
You know I don’t lie well.
JANE phone beeps, it’s a message. She reads it and blushes
Why are you blushing?
What, you and Ade I have been away
for how long and…
Let’s not talk about me. You never told
me about it.
Aliya became firm and serious.
Don’t want to talk about it.
Okay. You don’t have to serious.
It’s not funny Jane.
I am sorry. So
STREET – NIGHT – ALIYA’S DREAM
Aliya is walking on a lonely street and very terrified. A foot wearing a boot walking behind her, she turns the flash on her phone and hastily turns to see who is there, but the space is empty.
She turns and jumps right on the ground terrified. She looks up just to see herself all bloody with axe with her.