OVERHEAD As we PULL UP and away from the car. There are people running and
screaming in every direction, and cars are leaving.
These sounds overlap into TITLE CARD: POETIC JUSTICE: The sun rises behind the
6 INT INGLEWOOD CEMETERY-DAY Where we come out of the leaves of a
tree to see a garden of stones,
concrete symbols of souls long past. There is one lone figure standing before a
grave. We recognize this person as Justice. We also
hear Justice speak in voice over. Over the following images she recites the
first of many poems that move this story forward. BURN
Two YEARS LATER
O.): "Alone. Lying, thinking. Last night. How to find my soul a home.
Where water is not thirsty. And bread loaf is not
stone. I came up with one thing. And I don't believe I'm wrong. That nobody. But
nobody can make it out here alone."
7 INT PACIFICBEAUTY COLLEGE-DAY We move past many women. Ah of them
are dressed in white smocks and
are standing over the heads of other women who are seated in reclining beauty
chairs. We hear the instructor giving a lesson in hair
coloring. We end on Justice listening attentively and primping the hair of the
woman in her chair.
"Alone, all alone. Nobody, but nobody. Can make it out here
alone. There are some millionaires with money they
can't use. Their wives run round like banshees. Their children sing the blues."
8 EXT. PARKING LOT--DAY
Where Justice puts some model heads into the trunk of her car.
CRENSHAW BOULEVARIF-DAY We see a CRENSHAW Sign up close go past the
frame, left to right. MONTAGE OF
IMAGES We see various images of life in the Crenshaw district of South Central
Los Angeles. Some are static; others are hand-held
traveling shots, docu style.