City of Angels script
Synopsis: This is the story of Seth (Nicolas Cage), an angel who wanders the Los Angeles area invisible to humans. As the demise of an individual approaches, he spends time near them and becomes visible while acting as their traveling companion during their trip to the great hereafter. His discovery of distraught heart surgeon Maggie (Meg Ryan) inspires him to forego his immortality and exist on earth with her as a feeling and mortal entity.

NEMO (O.S.)

...action.

CAMERA FINDS Ashe and Danny's executioners, CURVE, KALI, SPIDER

MONKEY, and NEMO.

NEMO, a post-modern sleaze-hound, circles Danny and Ashe with

a camcorder. He Pats Ashe's face.

NEMO:

Make-up.

SPIDER MONKEY, lean and gangly, crouches next to Ashe, holding

a marigold in his hand.

SPIDER MONKEY:

Flowers for the dead, Senor?

CAMERA POV (CLOSE ON ASHE'S EYE)

Ashe stares directly into the camera.

SPIDER MONKEY:

No? Suite yourself, then.

Spider Monkey tucks the flower behind his ear. Danny is praying

now, MUMBLING a Catholic School litany.

SPIDER MONKEY:

You're wasting your breath, angelito. Nobody up there's listening.

WHOOSH!

We cut to an extreme high-angle shot - God's omniscient POV,

perhaps.

CURVE:

leans up against his motorcycle a few yards away - big, burly,

shaved head, a ciggie hanging from his lips. He's got a custom

paint-job on his pearl drop gas tank - a buxom blonde doing the

"wild thing" with the Grim Reaper. Curve's also the one who just

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