EXT - MORNING DAY
A football field. Blue sky above, clouds roll
by at a high speed, through the clouds a
football comes flying towards Ronnie. He
catches the ball, looks at it; he sees Ricky's
face on the ball.
Good luck dad.
(Smiles at his son)
EXT. DAY (MORNING) FOOTBALL FIELD
Ronnie stands near the field, watches the team play, the
ball rolls near him, he picks it up.
Hey Ronnie, what's up man, pass the
What's up Sonny, how's the football
Going well, we have our matches
coming up in a few weeks time.
All the best, hope you win the
championship this year too.
Yes, this time it won't be the same
Takes out a coin from his pocket.
Shows it to Sonny.
This was Ricky's lucky coin, heads
you win, tails you lose.
Tosses the coin up in the air, it
comes down heads.
Look, you will definitely win,
Ricky will be watching from above
Hey Ronnie, long time no see.
Hey Ranjit, just telling Sonny that
you have to win the championships
We will certainly give it our best,
now that Ricky will be watching, we
can never loose. He is always on
Angie joins them.
Hey Angie, had a good day
Yes, I have some good news for you.
Can it wait for dinner? I was just
telling these boys how they have to
win for Ricky's sake.
Angie smiles as Ronnie remembers what Ricky has done for
both of them Angie whispers in Ronnie's ear.
Are you positive? Let’s toss.
Takes out a coin from his pocket.
INT. DAY (MORNING)
RONNIE'S RESIDENCE His kitchen - average middle
class kitchen. A fridge, washing machine,
toaster, mixer-blender on one counter. On the
counter, some cups and saucers. Plates stacked
neatly in a rack. Microwave on top of another
RONNIE dressed in striped pajamas, gets breakfast ready.
YELLS TO RICKY
Hurry up Ricky, you will be late
And, you will make me late for work.
(dressed in casual
blue jeans, red T
shirt, jacket in
hand, helmet and
gloves in other
Comes running down the steps.
Never dad, you have never been late
in your life. You are not going to
Come on lets see what you have
cooked for breakfast.
INT DAY (MORNING)
Sonny, his father and mother get
ready for breakfast at the dining
(dressed in cotton T
shirt, blue slacks
hair short, left
What time did you get in last night
I didn't hear you come home?
(dressed in white T
Give the boy a break; he is old
enough to take care of himself.
Right Sonny. How's your love life?
(dressed in casual
jeans and yellow T
Fine dad, I love everybody, but
lessons come first, football
second, and the rest will follow
later I was out with Ricky and the
team. We were having a great time
at the mall, window shopping, girl
shopping Sonny winks at his dad.
Dad winks back.
Got to hurry up, Monty will be
coming to pick me up.
Run along, have a nice day.
INT. DAY (MORNING) -RONNIE'S RESIDENCE (CONTD)
Ronnie and Ricky have breakfast together.
Ronnie grabs the newspaper, goes through the pages.
Ricky day dreams, his mind wanders off to Robyn
Wondering what she would be doing right now.
INT. DAY -MORNING - ROBYN'S HOUSE
(Robyn dressed in
casual jeans and T
shirt, hair combed
A bed neatly done, cupboard half
open, clothes on the hangars, a
work desk with a computer.
A mobile phone. A text message just comes in.
Robyn hurriedly grabs the cell phone. Reads the message,
it is from Ricky
Hi there sugar, wish you were the
sugar in my cup, see you at college.
INT. DAY - ROBYN'S DINING ROOM
Her father and mother are eating breakfast.
(dressed in office
sleeved shirt, tie,
Come on, come on slow coach, you
haven't got all day you know.
(Dressed in short
skirt, blue denim
blouse, hair tied
Wow you look gorgeous, meeting
Ricky today of course.
Yes mum. We may go to the mall
Who is this Ricky, when am I going
to meet him?
Soon dad, I will invite him over
Then you can meet him and ask him
all your questions.
About himself, his goals, his
ambitions, what he wants to be etc.
EXT. DAY (CONTD)
ROBYN'S HOUSE - HER GARDEN
A well kept lawn, flower bushes, trees. Bricks lining the
Robyn a bag slung on her shoulders.
Opens the white gate and walks down the lane.
EXT. DAY - RONNIE'S GARAGE
Ricky in his garage, dressed in blue jeans, red T shirt,
chains around his neck, black jacket, black gloves, helmet
Tries to start his motorbike. His dad in his car, dressed
in a grey suit, sunglasses, his hair combed back.
Bye Ricky, have a nice day, say
hello to Robyn
Thanks dad, I will, how did you know?
I am your dad I am the best.
RONNIE DRIVES AWAY
INT DAY - WALTER'S HOUSE - DINING TABLE
Glass topped table, jug of orange juice on the table, a pot
of coffee, milk, sugar, plate of toast, dish of butter
(reads a sports
report from the
(dressed in light
yellow suit, cigar
in hand, dark
glasses on head)
I am making a deal with the St.
What kind of deal dad?
Wait and see, I am investing a lot
of money on this project, and you
my son are going to help me win,
help St. Xavier team win.
Dad I am in St. Mary's College, I
play for St. Mary's football team,
how can I let my team down?
You will let your team down, but
you will not let your father down.
You will not desert me. You are
not your father's traitor.
No dad I am no traitor. What do
you want me to do?
I will let you know when the time
is right. Till then say nothing to
EXT. DAY - RONNIE'S GARAGE
RICKY starts his bike. Jumps on it and rides away.
EXT.- DAY -
ON THE ROAD TOWARDS ROBYN'S HOUSE
Ricky spots Robyn in the distance. Rides up to her.
Hi Robyn, want a lift?
Sure, if you are going my way, why
Robyn sits on the bike, Ricky rides away to college.
EXT. DAY - MORNING
OUTSIDE ST. MARY'S COLLEGE
Boys on their bikes, waiting outside the gate.
Some students walk through the gate.
Some professors arrive and go through the college gate.
Angie arrives in her car. Dressed in bright purple pant
suit. Sunglasses on her head. The boys turn to stare at
Whistles, who is that new chick in
That's our new Chemistry Professor
((Stares as if he
has seen a ghost)
That's a chemistry professor and also my
BUNTY RANJIT SONNY
Yes, dad wanted her to marry a
doctor, but she refused, she wanted
to teach instead, she lives alone
and does not talk to my Father. We
have no communication with her.
EXT - DAY - CONTINUOUS
In the distance they see Ricky arriving on his bike.
RANJIT, SONNY, MICKY, BUNTY
Hi Ricky, Hi Robyn.
Good morning guys.
Hey Ricky did you just see the new
chemistry professor drive in, phew,
she is some hot chick.
Chemistry professor? I'll see her
when she comes to class. Lets go
in we have class in just 10 minutes.
INT. - COLLEGE CORRIDOR -DAY
Students walk past to various classes.
See you later, Robyn, after
Sure Ricky I have cheerleading
practice, I'll see you after that.
She joins her cheerleading team, waiting for her in the
Hi Robyn, saw you on the bike with
Ricky, how was the ride?
Tells us about Ricky. Is he a good
Sh sh sh...
Come on we'll be late for class.
I'll tell you later when I get to
know him better.
Starts a song.
Is he handsome, is he cool, did you kiss him, did you swoon
INT. DAY - CLASSROOM
RICKY AND THE BOYS ENTER THE CLASS
Tell us about Robyn Have you kissed
Have you put your arms around her?
Held her close
SONNY sees the principal approaching, whistles; they all
scatter and run to their classes.
PRINCIPAL arrives in the corridor only to find the office
boy, whistling the same tune.
Stop that. Go to your room
Sorry sir I have no room I am the
office boy working for you sir.
INT. DAY - MORNING - RICKY'S CLASS
Enters Miss Angie, books in hand.
The class stands and wishes her
GOOD MORNING MAAM
Good morning class, please be
seated. Your roll call first. She
takes out the register and calls
out their numbers.
THEY ANSWER PRESENTÖ
Today I am going to show you the
experiment of sodium chloride and
I want you to note down the results in your journal.
When you do the experiment in the laboratory, I want you to
be careful with the chemicals.
Don't forget your lab coat and goggles and gloves.
Watches her closely. Her movement with her hands, the way
she sweeps her hair back with her hand.
He thinks to himself. (V.O) Should I introduce her to dad?
He day dreams but is startled by the sound of the bell.
Ricky and the boys bolt for the door.
Head for the locker.
INT. LOCKER ROOM - DAY
Lockers line the walls on both sides. Benches in the
center. In the corner five showers and changing rooms.
THE TEAM CHANGE CLOTHES
Hurry up guys, the coach doesn't
want us to be late
Yes last time he made me run five
laps round the field. By the time
I finished I was too exhausted to
play football. I had to sit on the
bench and watch you guys playing.
Let’s race on to the field; last
one left has to call coach "fatso"
EXT. AFTERNOON - FOOTBALL FIELD
The team run on to the field, the coach watches them.
Fall in line, fall in line No
talking Start with push ups, give
No grumbling, anyone caught
grumbling will have to run 20 laps
round the field.
Look, Ricky is trying to impress
No, he is always good at sports.
Why are you envying him? You
should admire him instead of
getting jealous of him.
No talking, give me fifty abs.
Anyone who cannot do abs can leave
the field; I am not coaching a
bunch of sissies.
The football season is starting
soon. Trials for the team start on
Monday, be here sharp at 7.00AM, if
you are late, God help you.
INT. LOCKER ROOM AFTER PRACTICE - DAY - AFTERNOON
We have to put in extra hours of
study as well as practice hard for
the sake of our team and our
This time we have to get our act
Yes, that's right, no more losing,
I am tired of losing.
Everyone laughs and boos us when we
take the field.
I vote we stop losing and start
winning. All those in favor say
What's our plan?
COACH ENTERING THE LOCKER
Our plan will be to give 100%, each
one play from your heart, do your
best, God will do the rest.
Micky goes to a corner of the room, takes out his cell
phone Dials his dad.
Dad, we are going to try out for
the team. Coach is starting trials
INT - AFTERNOON - Walter's office
A large mahogany desk, papers in the center.
Computer on the right hand corner of the desk.
Two phones by the left side. Plants by the
corner. Behind the desk and table a long
French window. Sunlight streaming in.
Good, son, keep me informed.
Turns towards his henchmen.
Team is trying out on Monday. Make
sure my son is in the team.
Picks up the phone, calls the coach
Hello Coach Michael, you do as you
are told, all will go well.
INT - SCHOOL CORRIDOR - AFTERNOON
COACH - talks on his cell phone.
Yes sir, whatever you say sir, not
to worry sir.
INT. CORRIDOR (CONTD)
Passes the boy's locker room, the boys watch her go.
Calls out to Micky.
Hi Mohit, all ok?
Yes maam, I mean yes sis.
Angie gets into her car, starts the engine. Drives away.
Song and dance, the football team sings about Miss Angie.
Stop it! You are defaming my
I didn't know you had a sister.
It's a long story; she left us and
now lives alone
EXT. NEXT TO THE FOOTBALL FIELD
The girls cheerleading team are practicing their moves to
the dance tune.
Robyn, Poppy, Nanita, Rose, Kookie, DANCE TO THE
RICKY, RANJIT, BUNTY, SONNY, MICKY AND THE REST OF THE
FOOTBALL TEAM join in the dance.
EXT. FOOTBALL FIELD - AFTERNOON
ROBYN - WALKS UP TO RICKY
Hi handsome, saw you dribbling the
ball, are you in the college team?
No not yet, but I will be, I should
be, it is my dream to play for the
WISH ME LUCK
Sure, best of luck, hope you make
the team. I too am trying out for
the cheerleading team. Trials
start on Monday.
We can both make the team if we try
hard, then we can see more of each
That's right, how very true; you
took the words right out of my
mouth. If we both make the team we
will be able to see more of each
other. I would love that.
Hi Robyn, do you have a sister?
You can introduce me to her; we can
make a foursome, you and Ricky,
your sister and me.
I don't have a sister, but there
are other girls in the team. I can
introduce you to them.
That will be great, you do that for
BUNTY AND SONNY
(come to chat with
the other cheer
What's up girls we are going to
make the football team?
Big deal, the football teams sucks
You are just a bunch of losers.
When was the last time you guys won
We know, but this time it will be
different. We are going to get our
act together and play with a
vengeance that the college has
never seen before.
It will be different from now on.
EXT - AWAY FROM THE TEAM AND THE GIRLS
(calls his dad on
his cell phone)
Hi dad, guess who I saw today?
Angie. She is teaching in my
college, she is my chemistry
Angie, in your college? Just keep
an eye on her. See where she
stays, who does she meet, who lives
with her etc.etc.
OK dad, gotta go now, I have my
INT. EVENING - RONNIE'S HOUSE
(His living room, the TV is on, Ronnie dressed
in casual T shirt and cotton pants is busy
watching TV) Around we see a sofa set, TV stand
with a bookcase. A coffee table in the center,
two side tables near the sofa chairs.
(enters through the
main living room
(starts talking very
fast, sits on the
sofa chair next to
Hi dad, how was your day? You
never guess what happened today.
We have a new chemistry professor,
Coach Michael told us to try out
for the football team, I met Robyn
on the field, she is trying out for
the cheerleading team.
Slow down, slow down, you are
leaving me out of breath listening
to you, one at a time, now, start
from the beginning. You met Robyn
in the chemistry lab, you have a
new professor on the football
field, and your coach Michael told
you to try a new experiment for the
Dad, dad, you got it all wrong.
First, we have a new chemistry
professor Angie, dad you should see
her, she is gorgeous, drop dead.
Then Coach Michael told us to try
out for the football team which I
am going to do, and I met Robyn on
the field. She is trying out for
the cheerleading team.
Got you! So what are you saying
about this new chemistry professor.
Tell me all about her.
Dad, she has just joined the
college, she looks very young, just
And what is my type, how do you
know my type.
I am your son. Ricky crosses his
legs, one arm stretched over the
Now about this professor, she is
Micky's sister, she has left her
home and lives on her own; she does
not speak to her father at all.
In fact, Micky saw her today after
Oh, I see, this teacher must be
She has defied her father. She has
moved out of the house.
I must pay her a visit. See what
she is like.
Get to know her better.
You won't have to wait long dad,
the college is having Open Day next
week. You can come and meet all
the professors and specially Miss.
That's settled then. Next week it
EXT - MORNING
The college football field.
The college team of Ricky, Bunty, Ranjit, Sonny, Micky,
Kenneth, Rocco, Andy practice on the field.
FROM THE SIDELINES, Coach Michael stands, whistle round his
neck, dressed in dark blue track pants, light blue T shirt,
watching carefully the practice session. In his hand is a
folder. He writes down the names of the team he has chosen.
PRACTICE SESSION IS OVER.
The team heads for the locker room
INT LOCKER ROOM - MORNING (CONTD)
I have chosen the team; the list
will be posted on the notice board.
You can go and read if your names
are written. May the best man win.
EXT THE OUTFIELD WHERE THE GIRLS CHEERLEADERS ARE PRACTICING
(blows the whistle)
Listen up everybody, I have chosen
the cheerleaders team, the names
will be on the notice board, you
can go and read it after you wash
INT - COLLEGE CORRIDOR, THE MAIN NOTICE BOARD
The boys are crowded around the notice board. The girls
are crowded around their notice board.
(Calls his dad on
DAD I made the team, I have been
chosen to play for my college, dad
isn't it great.
I told you son not to worry, I
would take care of things.
Go ahead and enjoy yourself, leave
all the worrying to me.
Look, I made it, I made the team,
wow this is great!
My name is on the list too, so too
is Bunty's, Ranjit's, Andy, Rocco,
Kenneth; we have all made the team.
Let’s go out and celebrate.
Looks across at Robyn and the
Hurries across to her, one look at her face, he sweeps her
in his arms and swings her around.
Come on we are all going to
THE TWO TEAMS HEAD TOWARDS THE COFFEE SHOP, SINGING AND
DANCING ON THE WAY.
THEY ENTER THE COFFEE SHOP AND DANCE AROUND THE TABLES AND
ON THE TABLES.
The coffee shop is decorated in pale brown
walls, with tiles around the ceiling. Behind
the counter girls are serving coffee and
snacks. Behind the girls a cabinet of cups and
RICKY AND ROBYN choose a place by the window.
The waitress arrives.
Two coffees please, with milk and
sugar the waitress writes it down
So tell me more about yourself.
What are your subjects, your
hobbies, your likes and dislikes,
your dreams and aspirations?
I am majoring in Commerce with
marketing and finance.
Great, you must be very clever
majoring in two difficult subjects.
Clever and smart. My dad wanted me
to study electronics, but I have a
passion for figures, so I chose
Good choice, you should always
study what you are passionate
about; otherwise you may end up a
Speaking of figures, could I have
your cell number please.
I thought you would never ask.
My number is 989646688.
(takes out his cell
and dials her
The phone rings Robyn answers
Hello, now you have my number too,
we will be cell mates forever.
Cell mates forever.
BUNTY (comes over to their table)
This calls for a celebration, my
place 8o’clock, Saturday, be there.
EXT COLLEGE MAIN ENTRANCE OPEN HOUSE
COLLEGE STUDENTS ARRIVING WITH THEIR PARENTS TO MEET THEIR
RICKY AND RONNIE WALK TOWARDS THE CHEMISTRY LAB.
RICKY LOOKS FOR MISS ANGIE
Spots her in the distance.
Heads towards her.
Miss Angie, I would like you to
meet my dad, Ronnie
I have heard so much about you,
Ricky has told me so much about you.
RICKY digs his father's side, telling him to stop.
Good things I hope
Only good can be said about you.
You are so beautiful and
intelligent, very rare qualities in
What do you mean? Beauty and
brains don't go together?
In your case they do.
MICKY AND WALTER watch from a distance
Who is that talking to your sister?
That's Ricky and his dad Ronnie.
Ricky's mother died when he was
very small, his dad looked after
Really watch out if he is flirting
with your sister. I will finish
Who dad? Ricky or his father?
Ricky is in the football team, he
is captain of the team.
That's even better, without
captain, the team will fare even
Everyone will blame the captain for
the team's loss, and you my son,
will be the new captain.
(CHUCKLES TO HIMSELF)
Are you free for dinner tonight?
You don't waste time do you?
Sure I would love to have dinner
Can I have your cell number? I
will call you Saturday, about 8
o'clock to pick you up.
Ricky and the team are going to
celebrate. Let’s have a
celebration of our own. Get to
know each other.
Sure, why not, I am free tonight.
My number is 9298767888
It’s settled then.
8 O'CLOCK SHARP Saturday night.
INT - NIGHT - RONNIE'S HOUSE
RICKY GETS READY FOR THE PARTY
Dressed is black pants, silver chain round his waist. His
hair combed back. Scarf round his neck. Red and black
shirt tucked into his pants.
He rushes out of the room, calling for his dad
I AM GOING TO Bunty's house dad;
you and Angie have a good time.
Don't worry about me I won't be
(From his bedroom,
dressed in blue
pants, silk white
shirt, silver chain
round his neck.
Hair combed with a
You take care Ricky, and have a
nice time too.
Thanks dad, I will
EXT - RONNIE'S HOUSE
Ricky starts his bike and heads towards Robyn's house.
Arrives at her door, rings the bell, Robyn's dad opens the
INT. Robyn’s HOUSE - living room, sofa set,
center table, flowers on the table, dining
table in the distance. Bookshelf stacked with
books. TV stand, souvenirs on various shelves.
Come in, come in, you must be
Ricky, Robyn is expecting you. Sit
here. (Points to a chair next to
Tell me all about yourself Ö
ROBYN'S MOTHER IN THE BACKGROUND
Welcome son, sit down, Robyn will
join you shortly. Now, now dad,
you don't want to spoil the evening
do you? Ricky can come over for
dinner one night and he can tell
you all you want to know. Right
Right, I shall be delighted to have
dinner with you.
Robyn (ENTERS THE ROOM) dressed in pale purple dress, dark
purple shoes on her feet, her hair pulled back, tied with a
RICKY STARES AT ROBYN
What a charming couple you make
That's right; I think she gets her
good looks from you.
Don't be late; we have curfew time
We won't be late, it’s my
responsibility to take care of
Robyn, she is in good hands.
ARNOLD AND ALLY
EXT - ROBYN'S HOUSE - NIGHT
Ricky and Robyn on the motorbike.
EXT - NIGHT - ROAD
Drive on the road, behind them, two cars follow, get close
to Ricky's bike, one car hits the bike's bumper.
Ricky tries to speed away, the car follows, hits the bike
harder, Ricky speeds away, dodging traffic, he speeds
through lanes, over the pavement, barely missing lamp
posts. He reaches the junction, stops and lets Robyn get
Turns the bike around 180 degrees, rides towards the two
cars approaching him, rides in between the two cars, two
cars narrowly miss hitting each other. The cars turn
around, stop. Ricky returns on his bike, facing the cars,
men get out, Ricky dismounts from his bike.
Run Robyn, call the team, hurry.
Turns to face the henchmen.
There are six of them, armed with knives and crowbars.
A fight starts, Ricky takes them on.
Hurry Sonny, Ricky is being
attacked, we are at the junction
near Bunty's house.
(Gets on his bike,
calling to the rest
of the team)
Come on you guys, Ricky is in
trouble the team get on to their
bikes. Reach the site where Ricky
is fighting to save his life.
Fight gets fierce, the henchmen seeing they are
outnumbered, run back to their cars and drive away.
Did anyone take down their number?
No one remembered why were they
after you Ricky?
Who knows, they saw me with Robyn,
they must have wanted to scare us.
Good thing you guys showed up when
That's what friends are for.
All for one and one for all.
Lets go and enjoy the party, the
night is still young.
Everyone back to my house.
INT - NIGHT - BUNTY'S HOUSE PARTY IN FULL SWING
COUPLES DANCING ON THE FLOOR MUSIC BLARING LOUDLY.
Room is lit with disco lights, on the dining table there
are snacks laid out, sandwiches, Pepsi bottles and beer
RICKY AND ROBYN TAKE TO THE FLOOR THE MUSIC IS A SLOW
ROMANTIC LOVE SONG.
RICKY holds her in his arms. Twirls her around jive swing
THEY LOOK INTO EACH OTHER'S EYES HARDLY NOTICING ANYTHING
OR ANYONE ELSE.
THE MUSIC STOPS, THEY PAUSE FOR A REST.
THE PARTY GOES ON,
Lets toast to the new team, to
To victory (they yelled in chorus)
Where is Micky? Must be stuck in
EXT - (A DIMLY LIT FACTORY SHED) -NIGHT
Micky - dressed in black leather pants, blue denim shirt,
blue denim waist coast, chains round his neck, bracelet on
his right hand,
Arrives at the shed in his sports car.
INT - dimly lit shed, few wooden tables and
chairs. Men sit around the table smoking and
drinking. They are dressed in black leather
jackets, bandanna on their heads, black leather
pants, chains round their necks. Leather wrist
bands round their wrists. Knives strapped
round their waists.
(talking to the
You guys did a fine job of beating
up the star players of the team.
Next time do a better job with the
rest of the team. The St. Mary's
team should have no chance of
I'll be in touch.
(Exits from the shed door, drives away in his sports car)
Speak of the devil, here comes
Where have you been, you are late.
It’s not like you to be late.
Ricky and Robyn were attacked on
their way here.
(pretending to be
How could this have happened? Who
could have done this?
Did anyone take down the number?
Everyone looks at each other, shaking
Looks like someone knew you were on
that road, they were waiting for
Whoever did this, will not be
INT - NIGHT - RESTAURANT
(A posh restaurant, tables covered with white
table cloth, red chairs, red rose on each
table, center of each table a small lamp.)
Couples and families sit at the tables. Band
plays some soft music.
Ronnie and Angie on the dance floor. Ronnie sings a love
song to her.
After the song is over, they go over to their tables.
That was some moves, have you been
dancing all your life?
I love dancing sometimes, gives me
a chance to unwind after a long day
at the office.
How about you? Do you like dancing?
I do, but I haven't been out on a
date for a long time. Busy with my
Aren't I the lucky one?
Tell me more about you and your son
Ricky. A fine boy. What happened
to his mother?
His mother died in a car accident
when Ricky was small, he is all I
have, until now. You brought new
meaning to my life.
ACROSS THE ROOM AT ANOTHER TABLE. WALTER
dressed in bright blue suit, rings on his
fingers, expensive watch on his hand, smokes a
cigar, watches Ronnie and Angie closely.
Picks up his mobile, speaks to someone.
Hello Sparky, go ahead and get the
job done. Is the other job
complete? Good, Good.
How about you, how come a charming,
young intelligent lady like
yourself isn't married?
I haven't found the right man.
Besides, I don't feel well
sometimes, my health isn't too
good. Something to do with my
Oh! Never mind, hope you get
EXT - NIGHT - (BUNTY'S HOUSE)
The party guests are leaving
Ricky starts his bike, Robyn sits behind him, they drive to
EXT - NIGHT - ROBYN'S HOUSE
Ricky gets down from his bike. Walks with Robyn to her
door. Drawing her close, he holds her in his arms,
planting a kiss on her lips.
Can I call you tomorrow?
Sure you can, you have my number.
Look it is almost dawn, the sun
will be rising soon. It is
Let us have more tomorrows to share
together, watching the sunrise with
you, what more could I ask for.
Good night, I couldn't think of
anything more romantic.
RICKY gets on his bike and rides away REACHES HIS HOUSE.
He finds the door open, his father standing near the
entrance. The furniture in the living room smashed to bits.
INT - RONNIE’S HOUSE
Dad, what happened? Who did this?
Who could have done this? Someone
doesn't like us very much.
(His cell phone
Hello Ronnie, had a nice cozy
dinner tonight? Don't worry; it
will be your last. You stay away
from Angie or else God help you.
Hello, who is this?
Your worst nightmare. Don't bother
calling the police; they are all in
You go to hell.
I am already living in hell.
Someone is after us dad; I was
attacked on the way to Bunty's
house. Some guys in two cars with
crowbars got out and started
beating me. I called out to Robyn
to call Sonny and the rest of the
When they arrived we were able to
fight with these goons and send
We have to be careful from now on.
I must warn Angie, her life may be
PICKS UP HIS MOBILE, DIALS ANGIE
INT. -ANGIE'S HOUSE - NIGHT - LIVING ROOM
TV stand near the wall, money plant with moss
stick near the TV stand, sofa set in the center
of the room, a coffee table in the center,
dining table with six chairs at the far side of
Hello, yes Ronnie, miss me already?
Miss you? I am thinking of you all
the time. Listen Angie, someone
just thrashed my house; everything
is smashed and broken... I
received a call from someone
telling me to stay away from you.
Who could it be, do you know anyone
who could have done this?
Only one person, my dad. He
doesn't want me to be happy my way,
he wants me to be happy his way.
This time he has gone too far.
Tomorrow I will go and meet him and
tell him to stay away from me and
You be careful, your dad means
business. Someone beat Ricky when
he was on his way to Bunty's house.
With the team's help he managed to
INT. NIGHT - ANGIE'S HOUSE - SAME
Angie walks towards the money plant, touches
the moss stick, the TV stand revolves around, a
passage opens, dimly lit with blue light, Angie
enters the passage, cut out of rock, reaches a
door, enters a code on the side panel, a door
slides open, she enters a room lit with
flashing red light. Walks towards a computer
table, enters a code on the keyboard. The
OMNIDOME lights up, she enters the dome and is
surrounded by vapor, clouds and stars. She
is lifted up and floats amongst the stars.
EXT. DAY - (MORNING) - FOOTBALL FIELD
The team is on the field. Ricky arrives, heads straight
You Bastard! What does your dad
think of himself? Last night he
sent some goons to thrash my house.
They get into a fight, Ricky punches Micky, sends him
Robyn arrives, sees Ricky fighting, walks off the field
with her friends. Ricky runs after her.
Robyn wait, let me explain.
Please! It’s not what it looks
like. This is not my fault.
It’s never your fault, what were
you thinking? Fighting with your
Robyn walks off leaving Ricky standing with the rest of the
(Blows his whistle)
What's going on here, why is
everyone standing here instead of
On the field now.
The team start practicing, Ricky dribbles the ball near
Micky, tries to tackle him and kick him down. Micky falls
to the ground, rolls over in pain. Coach comes running
over to see if Micky is OK.
COACH MICHAEL (CONT'D)
Micky are you OK, Ricky you are
out, you will no more be Captain
until I get some answers.
Ricky walks off the field, walks towards his bike. Starts
the bike, Robyn watches him leave.
EXT. DAY (AFTERNOON)
Outside the college, Angie gets into her car, drives to
Walter's office. Parks in front of the building. Gets out
of the car, shuts it with the remote. Takes the elevator
to the penthouse office. Enters Walter's office.
INT. AFTERNOON -WALTER'S OFFICE - SAME
Walter talks on his mobile, seated at his desk, watching
the computer. Sees Angie walk in. Stops talking.
Come in, Come in, this is a
pleasant surprise. Sit down; what
can I get you, tea, coffee?
No thanks, and I prefer to stand.
I have not come here on a social
visit dad, I came to tell you to
stay away from me, stay away from
Ronnie and his son Ricky.
Ronnie! So that's his name, Ronnie!
Why are you so interested in this
Ronnie, what do you see in him?
I see a kind, loving, and gentle
man, daddy, something you will
When can I meet this kind, loving
My birthday, I have invited him and
Ricky to my house. You can come if
I hear he has lost his wife, have
you told him about your liver
I intend to tell him after my
How's your work? Any progress on
the OMNIDOME? We can mass produce
it, make money out of it, we will
ANGIE WALKS TOWARDS THE DOOR.
That's all you ever think of,
money, money, money.
Presses the lift button, enters the lift. Blows a kiss to
Wait, what do you want for your
Just show up dad.
The lift door closes.
EXT. RONNIE'S HOUSE - NIGHT
Ricky arrives home. Parks his bike, enters the house. His
father is in the kitchen getting dinner ready. Sees Ricky
entering the room.
INT -NIGHT RONNIE'S HOUSE - MOMENTS LATER
Ricky, what happened to you, you
got into a fight?
Yes dad, I had a fight with Micky,
I am no longer Captain of the team.
That's alright, go and wash up, and
let’s have dinner together.
INT - RONNIE’S HOUSE - CONTINUOUS
Ronnie and Ricky sit down at the dining table to have their
Tell me about your day, how did you
get into a fight
It’s nothing dad, I saw Micky on
the field so I went mad. I punched
Robyn saw the whole fight, now she
is not speaking to me.
Never mind, call her and explain
everything to her, she will
RICKY GOES TO HIS BEDROOM AFTER DINNER. - NIGHT
Ricky's bedroom, bed near the window, cupboard at the
opposite side, computer table near the foot of the bed,
Ricky switches on the computer. Goes on line, he sees
Robyn is on line, he types a message
Scene - On Ricky's computer screen, "Hi Robyn, this is
Ricky, sorry about today, please let me explain".
On his screen Ricky sees Robyn typing, he
waits, no message arrives, checks the window,
he sees the message -
Robyn is off line.
Dam you Micky, do you have to ruin
INT. - NIGHT RICKY'S BEDROOM - MOMENTS LATER
(Taps on the door,
Get some sleep Ricky, tomorrow is
Angie's birthday, she has invited
us to her party. You can come with
Robyn, invite her in the morning.
Good night dad.
EXT. DAY - FOOTBALL GROUND
__RICKY (dressed in football gear, red T Shirt, white
shorts, football boots on his shoulders) REACHES THE
FOOTBALL GROUND, SEES THE TEAM PRACTICING, IN THE DISTANCE,
HE SEES THE CHEERLEADERS, WALKS UP TO THE GIRLS.
Hi Robyn, can I talk to you, please.
Why do you want to talk, no fist
(Walks towards her)
Pleases give me a chance to
explain, it is not what it seems, I
was set up.
Set up, framed? By who?
Meet me after practice, I'll
In the distance Micky eyes them closely.
(Walks up to the
Let’s play some football, we
haven't got whole day.
The team practice, dribbling, passing, shooting goals.
Micky tackles Ricky, they fall on the ground, coach blows
the whistle, foul on Ricky, Micky gets a free kick. The
AFTER THE GAME, RICKY RUNS TOWARDS THE GIRLS PRACTICING
ROBYN WALKS TOWARDS RICKY
So what’s this about you being
It’s like this, our Chemistry
Professor - Miss Angie? She is
Micky's sister. She does not speak
to her dad - Walter, she lives
alone. My dad took her out on a
date. Walter followed them, he
sent some goons to smash our house.
That night after the party, when I
reached home, everything was
smashed to bits, our living room
furniture, TV, everything, then dad
got a call from Walter telling him
to stay away from Angie. You see,
we have been framed by Walter. By
the way, it is Angie's birthday
today; she has invited us to her
house for dinner, would you like to
Sure I would love to come, pick me
up at 7.00 PM and don't be late.
I will, I mean I won't, I mean I'll
be there at 7.00 PM sharp.
See you after college. I will
reach you home.
After college, Ricky and Robyn drive towards the seaside,
sing on the bike. Ricky parks his bike by the side of the
road. They dance with the sea and waves in the background.
INT. NIGHT - ANGIE'S HOUSE
Angie busy in the dining room, getting the
table ready... She lays the table for four,
plates, water glasses, wine glasses, flowers in
the center of the table. The door bell rings,
she goes to answer it.
(Stands at the
doorway, Ricky and
Robyn behind him,
Happy Birthday Angie, many more to
(Enters the room
with Robyn and
Happy Birthday Miss Angie, all the
Happy Birthday maam, nice of you to
Thank you very much, please sit,
lets play some music, anyone in the
mood for dancing? I certainly am.
Where's the present for Miss Angie
dad, don't tell me you forgot!
Oh no! How could I forget? I am so
sorry Angie, I will make it up to
Music plays, Ronnie and Angie, Ricky and Robyn dance. The
music changes to a louder and faster tempo, Ricky dances
with Angie, he gets out of breath. Has to sit down after
EXT. NIGHT - ANGIE'S HOUSE
Walter sits in his Mercedes car, he can hear the music
being played, he hears them singing Happy Birthday. He
looks at the teddy bear he has brought for Angie.
My little girl has grown up.
Starts the engine, drives away.
INT. NIGHT - ANGIE'S HOUSE - CONTINUOUS
They finish singing Happy Birthday, raise their glasses to
Cheers Angie, long life, and
Long life, happiness.
(looks tenderly at
We can all do with some happiness.
Now for the highlights of the
I have something to show you.
She walks towards the money plant. Jerks the moss stick.
The TV stand slides open, Angie enters, gestures to the
others to follow. They follow her, eyes wide open.
Ladies and gentlemen, I give you
the future, I give you the OMNIDOME.
Angie walks towards the computer, switches on the OMNIDOME.
They enter; they are transported into space, flying high
above the clouds.
Would you like to be in New York
Presses the controls on the computer, they are in the city
of New York, people hurry to work, cabs drive by, traffic
What next? Switzerland?
She changes the controls on the screen
They are in the mountains of Lucerne. They see snow around
them, cable cars riding to the top of the mountain.
Wow maam! I have never seen
anything like this before.
Me neither! This is better than
the real world. Did you design it
She is a genius, only a genius
could have invented such a device.
You shouldn't tell anyone about
this, no one must know, if anyone
knows they will try to get the blue
With this device, countries can
target any city on the map of the
earth. With a push of the button,
the whole city can vanish.
You see, this shouldn't get into
the wrong hands.
Don't worry; your secret is safe
with us. Right kids?
The door bell rings, Angie hurriedly shuts down the
OMNIDOME, closes the door, they exit from the TV stand.
Angie opens the door. Micky dressed in red leather jacket,
black pants, white satin shirt, is standing at the door.
Teddy bear in his hand
EXT. NIGHT - ANGIE'S HOUSE
Happy birthday sis, dad wanted to
come, but he was too busy, he sent
me instead, and he told me to give
Hands the Teddy Bear to Angie.
(Accepts the Teddy
Thank you, that's very kind of you,
say thank you to dad. Come in we
were just about to have dinner.
Micky enters, surprised to see Ricky, Robyn and Ronnie.
INT. NIGHT - ANGIE'S HOUSE - CONTINUOUS
Let me introduce you to Ronnie, and
I guess you know Ricky and Robyn,
they are in your college.
Yes, I know them, Ricky and I are
in the football team. Right Ricky.
Right, we play football for our
Speaking of football, don't you
have an important match tomorrow?
Right, we have a semifinal match,
if we beat the Kings College team,
we will be in the finals.
They eat their dinner together. Angie serves the food on
the table. They help themselves; pass the food to each
I must commend you on your
marvelous cooking, Angie. You are
a good cook.
She cooks just like mother.
They all stare at Micky.
Dinner over, they leave the table. Head towards the living
Bye Angie, thanks for a lovely
Thanks maam, we had a wonderful
Good food, good music.
My pleasure, thank you for coming.
Thank you Micky, say thank you to
Closes the door.
EXT. NIGHT - ANGIE'S HOUSE - MOMENTS LATER
Ricky rides away with Robyn.
Micky drives away in his sports car.
Angie's door bell rings, she opens the door,
Ronnie is standing on her doorstep.
I didn't wish you good night
Holds her in his arms, kisses her.
Gets into his car, drives away.
Angie watches him drive away.
INT - RONNIE’S HOUSE - DAY MORNING
Ricky dressed in light blue track clothes comes whistling
into the room.
Ronnie dressed in casual T Shirt, blue pants. Is at the
dining table sipping coffee.
You are in a good mood.
That was some night last night.
(Sits at the table,
helps himself to
Sure dad, life couldn't get better.
Besides, today is an important
I'll be seeing you after the match
dad, wish me luck.
Best of luck son, I know you will
do well. You always do, once you
put your mind to it.
Ricky picks up his bag, heads for the door.
EXT RONNIE’S HOUSE - MOMENTS LATER
Ricky starts his bike, rides towards Robyn's house.
Sees Robyn dressed in cheerleading costume. Waiting for
him at the gate.
Stops to pick her up. They ride towards college.
They arrive at the college football ground, Robyn gets down
from the bike and meets the girls cheerleaders team,
Ricky goes to the locker room.
Hi Ricky, hurry, we are about to
Ricky changes in to the college football uniform.
Joins the team mates as they head for the field.
The cheerleaders are cheering and dancing to their moves.
Game is about to start. The teams take their places on the
The referee blows the whistle.
Its kick off time.
The match starts with both teams tackling one another,
passing the ball, dribbling the ball, trying to shoot a
Half Time. The score is 0-0
INT- LOCKER ROOM - DAY
Listen up everyone, this match is
for real. So get tough.
We are here to win and win we
shall, get out there and score some
RANJIT, SONNY, BUNTY
EXT - DAY - CONTINUOUS
The teams come on the field.
The cheerleaders dance to the tune.
Kick off time. This time the teams change sides.
The ball rolls near Ricky, he dribbles past one defender,
second defender, the crowd roars. He passes the ball to
Sonny, Sonny is tackled by the opponent, he loses the ball,
Ranjit runs towards the opponent, tackles him, passes the
ball to Ricky, Ricky runs down the left flank, starts
panting and gasping for breath. Beads of sweat on his
forehead, his face turns a sickly pale blue. Ricky
collapses on the field. The referee blows the whistle
calls for the stretcher. Robyn runs to Ricky's side.
Ricky, Ricky! Can you hear me?
Ricky is carried off the field.
A substitute Monty takes his place.
The referee blows the whistle, play continues.
The coach calls for an ambulance. The ambulance arrives
takes Ricky to the hospital. Robyn accompanies him inside
INT - RONNIE’S HOUSE - AFTERNOON
Ronnie reads the newspaper, mobile in one hand.
Hello Robyn, what's up? Who won?
Did the team win?
Ronnie, come quickly, Ricky
collapsed on the field, we are in
Ok, I'm on my way, don't worry,
Ricky is a strong boy, he will
EXT. DAY (MORNING) FOOTBALL FIELD - CONTINUOUS
At the side of the field, Micky dials his dad.
Dad, Ricky collapsed on the field;
he is on his way to the hospital.
INT. AFTERNOON -WALTER'S OFFICE
Good news, good news! Its time for
Turning to his henchmen.
This time I want no mistakes.
EXT. DAY (AFTERNOON) - HOSPITAL - EVENING
Ambulance arrives; Ricky is rushed inside through the
EXT. DAY (AFTERNOON)
Ronnie drives up in his car.
Enters the hospital.
INT. AFTERNOON - HOSPITAL ROOM - CONTINUOUS
Ricky lies on a bed, IV tubes attached to his
veins. Oxygen mask covers his face. The
doctor bends over him, examining him, Robyn by
Cupboard by the wall, flowers on the cupboard.
Ronnie enters the room.
Doctor, what is going on? Is my
son going to be OK?
I can't say anything right now, we
are conducting some tests, right
now we are trying to revive him.
Ronnie takes out his mobile, dials Angie.
Yes Ronnie, did the team win?
I am at the hospital, Ricky
collapsed on the field, come
EXT. AFTERNOON - HOSPITAL CORRIDOR
Ronnie leaves the room. Lifts his eyes to heaven.
Can you save him please, you took my
wife, do you want to take my son too?
The doctor walks towards him.
Ricky is awake, but still not out
of danger. We can do our best; the
rest is in God's hands.
RONNIE RUSHES INSIDE THE ROOM.
INT. RICKY'S ROOM
Ricky, Ricky! Can you hear me?
How did this happen? Did someone
(Takes out the
Dad, where am I, the match, what
happened to the match?
Enter the team, Monty, Sonny, Ranjit
We won the match Ricky, we beat R.
K. College 2-0, the finals in two
days time, you get well soon, you
have to play in the finals.
Angie enters the room, her eyes look at Ronnie's.
Ronnie shakes his head painfully.
I hear you were a hero today Ricky?
We all played like heroes, right
The doctor stands at the doorway, gestures for Ronnie to
EXT - HOSPITAL CORRIDOR
Did Ricky complain of any chest
Aim afraid I have some good news
and some bad news.
The good news is that Ricky has
regained consciousness, the bad
news is he has a hole in the heart,
he has exerted during the match, I
don't know how to tell you this but
Ricky doesn't have long to live.
The trouble is how do we tell him?
He has to know.
Ronnie enters the room.
I'd like to be alone with my son,
Sits beside the bed.
You have always made me proud of you,
son, I remember when you were born; the
nurse came and placed a bundle of joy in
my arms. You were so little I was afraid
I would drop you. Your mother too was
overjoyed, what will you say if I told
you that you will be joining your mother
Angie and Robyn enter the room.
Shock on their faces.
I think I would love that dad; I
just have a splendid idea.
What is it?
I think I just thought of a perfect
birthday present to give Angie.
You will do no such thing.
I think it is perfect. You deserve
some happiness dad, you two make a
perfect match, besides, where I am
going, I won't need a liver, right
True, let me ask the doctor.
EXT - HOSPITAL CORRIDOR
Ronnie walks out of the room and meets the doctor in the
Doctor, Ricky has just decided to
present his liver to Angie who is
need of a liver transplant. Do you
think you could conduct some tests
to see if the blood matches, if
Angie's body will accept the liver?
We can do that right away.
Walter's henchman is in the corridor, makes his way to
Ronnie dials Walter.
INT. AFTERNOON -WALTER'S OFFICE - SAME
Hello, who is this?
Your worst nightmare, - Ronnie, I
have something you cherish dearly.
What is it?
Your daughter. If you want to see
your daughter get well, come down
to the hospital immediately.
Ronnie disconnects the phone.
The henchman dressed in hospital gown is entering Ricky's
room, syringe with needle in his hand. His phone rings.
Stop what you are doing, get out of
The henchman, hurries out of the room.
Ricky's condition worsens, his breathing is shallow, he is
on the ventilator.
INT - ANGIE'S HOSPITAL ROOM
Angie is in another room, doctors are conducting tests on
her. They draw some blood; deposit it in a test tube.
Walter enters the room,
Angie, what's going on, why are you
I am here because of Ricky, he has
decided to save my life and
sacrifice his own. He is doing it
for Ronnie and me; he wants us to
What a fool I have been, here I am
trying to ruin this boy's life, and
he is trying to save your life. I
wish I had known him, we could have
Its never too late, he is in the
next room, Ronnie is there too. Go
and meet them.
I'll do that, don't worry, all will
be OK. God has given me a second
Walter leaves the room, enters Ricky's room.
Sees Ronnie in the room, their eyes lock, they come
forward, hug one another.
Walter goes over to Ricky's bed, takes his hand in his.
I wish I had met you earlier. You
are one hell of a guy. You are a
better person than me. I can only
say thank you Ricky. I am sorry
for all the trouble.
Ricky squeezes his hand.
The nurse arrives and wheels Ricky into the operation
theater; Angie is wheeled into the theater. The door
Ronnie, Walter and Robyn wait outside.
The hands of the clock keep moving. Hours pass. Finally
the door bursts open, Angie is wheeled outside, still
groggy, a smile on her face.
Ronnie and Robyn enter the operation theater, Ricky's
lifeless body lies on the table. Ronnie breaks down and
cries. Robyn consoles him.
The operation was a success, it was
a perfect match.
EXT. EVENING -HOSPITAL CORRIDOR
The football team is waiting to hear the news. Micky is
We have to play the finals tomorrow
without Ricky. We have to win, for
his sake. We owe it to him.
EXT. DAY - FOOTBALL FIELD - MORNING
The two teams St Mary's and St Xavier line up on the field.
Let us pause before the match for a
two minute silence to honor one of
the greatest heroes this college
has ever seen, Ricky Gonzolo. He
was a good student, a good friend,
and above all a loving son. Rest
in peace Ricky, we are going to
The referee blows the whistle. The match starts. The team
plays like they were possessed. Andy tackles the opponent,
passes the ball to Monty, Monty is tackled by the opponent,
he falls. Foul is awarded to the team. Ranjit takes the
free kick. Throws a header to Micky who heads home a
The team jumps with joy, all gather round Micky to hug him,
the cheerleaders dance to their tune. Robyn puts in her
Half time score 1-0
INT. DAY (AFTERNOON) - LOCKER ROOM
The team sits on benches, discuss the match.
You know team; Ricky will be
watching from heaven, we cannot let
him down, now.
I want you to go out there and play
like you have never played before.
Do it for Ricky.
EXT. DAY - FOOTBALL FIELD - AFTERNOON
The team takes the field.
The opponents tackle the players; re-possess the ball after
tackling Micky. They head for the goal, the boy dribbles
the ball pass Ranjit, Andy, kicks the ball from the side.
The ball rushes past the goalkeeper Rohit. Score 1-1
20 seconds to go, Rocco kicks the ball high in the air,
Micky jumps and heads it towards Ranjit, Ranjit dribbles
towards the goal, passes to Sonny, Sonny passes it back.
Ranjit runs forward, tries a high kick, the ball curls over
the goalkeeper's head and lands inside the goal. The
referee blows the whistle, the game is over. The
cheerleaders scream and rush on the field; they dance their
dance in the middle of the field. Score 2-1
(Looks up to heaven)
That was for you Ricky, a prefect
EXT - THE FOOTBALL FIELD - MORNING - BACK TO PRESENT DAY
The team has finished practicing, Angie and Ronnie walk
hand in hand.
What is the good news you wanted to
(Steps close to
Ronnie, whispers in
You're what? Hugs Angie, lifts her
up and turns her around.
Takes out a coin from his pocket. Shows it to Angie.
This was Ricky's lucky coin. Heads
it’s a boy, tails it’s a girl.
RONNIE THROWS THE COIN UP IN THE AIR. CATCHES IT, SHOWS IT
TO ANGIE, ITS HEADS.
(Shows the coin to
Both sides are heads.
FULL SHOT DAY - FOOTBALL FIELD
Love story with amazing twist