THE MISSING II EP 1 FINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT 20/07/16 3.
Trooper, raise your right hand.
The TROOPER, shivering, raises his right hand.
Do you pledge to do what yoursuperior officer asks you to doeven when he’s talking out of hisarse? Do you pledge to keep your
feelings to yourself and not tocomplain? Do you pledge not to letrip when you’ve got the top bunk?
Then welcome to the 14th, the best
Brigade in the British Army. Thefood’s crap and you have to live inGermany but look on the plus side -
now and then you get posted to anactive warzone.
He sellotapes the badge to the trooper’s left upper arm and
the other squaddies cheer and applaud. Sam smiles and claps
the man on his shoulder. The trooper stands there shiveringand Sam takes pity.
You can put your clothes on now.
Off-screen we hear a shout. A woman’s voice
Sam frowns and turns to see his wife GEMMA running towardshim. An intelligent, if a little highly strung, woman in her30’s with a natural warmth about her. Sam moves away from
the group, concerned.
Gem, what’re you doing, are you
Alice. It’s Alice. She’s not...
What? What about Alice?
Gemma’s breathing hard - the shock, the speed with which sheran here... and the horror of what she has to say.
THE MISSING II EP 1 FINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT 20/07/16 4.
She didn’t come back to school this
afternoon. None of her friends know
where she’s gone. No-one... I mean,
where did she go, no-one’s seen
She’s cut class before...
Not this long. I drove into town,
she wasn’t at any of the shops, she
wasn’t in the park...
Let’s go home. We’ll wait for her