We hear LIKE A LULLABY, "Picture yourself on a boat in a
river with tangerine trees and marmalade skies..."
EXT. HOSPITAL - NEXT MORNING
Sam, holding the baby, and Becca, having just checked out,
walk down the steps of the hospital holding their
complimentary plastic baby bag. Sam is nervous haling the
precious cargo and Becca is agitated. They see the bus
pulling up and down the street and Sam moves quickly so they
can hurry and catch it. As he approaches the bus, he looks
to Becca by his side, but she is not there. He looks around
and no sign of her.
Frantically turning in a full circle, he sees the fabric of
her dress disappearing into the crowd down the street. He
The more he screams the faster she moves away. Till there's
no trace of her. Sam stands in the middle of the busy block
holding Lucy to his chest, devastated.
We hear, "Look for the girl with the clouds in her eyes, but
SMASH CUT TO:
INT. BUS - NIGHT
Sam holds the now sleeping baby to his chest. Next to him is
the plastic bag from the hospital containing diapers, two
cans of formula and a half empty bottle of milk. Sam is
surrounded by PASSENGERS, the eerie world of the underground
at night. Instinctively, Sam holds her even tighter, two
against the world.
INT. SAM'S APARTMENT - DAWN
A marvel of organization. A closet reveals clothes on
hangers exactly equidistant from each other; precisely folded
T-shirts, underwear and socks organized by color. A
carefully systemized record collection fills makeshift
Beatles posters from every era decorate the walls. Becca's
things sit in one corner. An island of chaos in an "Hold
Everything" showroom. The kitchen counter has been
transformed into a changing table. Bottles and pacifiers
lined up next to a stack of cloth diapers. Underneath, a
clothes line of baby clothes.