Dangerous Streets Kids script
Dangerous Streets Kids  Season #2 Episode #14 (2017)
Synopsis: Thomas decides to cross the border illegal with his friends after his parents got divorce, during their way Crossing border at the midnight they meet with the gangsters at the dark forest then the boy called Peter and John dies killed by the gangsters and hurt Thomas. Thomas woke up in the morning and have a little of prayer when his friends died at night then he continue waking till he meets with an OLD MAN driving to South Africa he asks for lift. OLD MAN drives him o South Africa, Thomas gets in South Africa homeless looking for where to sleep also food to eat. In the morning, comes old couples and see Thomas looking very shame they decides to adopt him as they have no children since ever they met. Thomas starts to go to school and he always looking for a good life as rich life he meets with many people at school that are very dangerous, those kids are working for SAMUEL ENDRO the boss of South African gangsters Thomas decides to join the crow as he needs money or to earn an income.

By:
Armando Cumbane

Title:
Dangerous Streets Kids.

Crime/Drama Movie Script.

FADE IN (1)

1 THOMAS, JOHN, AND PETER, we are young boys willing to live a good life, our parents

are no longer living with us, THOMAS’s Parents had divorce and his mother died, JOHN and PETER,

we are THOMSA’s Friends, he is older than us, he is the one who is always facing many challenges in

his life. THOMAS is an adroit boy with faith as he believes in the word of God. After being separated

from his family he started his life as a street kid, he was always planning to do something better to

change his life. He came with the idea to cross border without admittance (undocumented), His

friends died; killed by street gangsters at night.

2 INT. Thomas’s Parents argument, FRANS starts to park his cloth es and go

out of the house; ALIMA is sick lying on the flow crying.

FRANS:

I told you that I won’t stay with you for a long time; I want to live here,

Stay with your Son and live me alone, I can’t take this anymore.

ALIMA:

You know I’m unemployed, how can I feed my son?

I’m 4-month sick…. I can’t even do anything, but you just want to live us,

You can go…. do whatever you want.

Motions

ALIMA is crying and she doesn’t have an idea what is going on with her

husband.

Motions

THOMAS Shrugs on his father with frustrations like he can kill him, he tries to

console his mother.

THOMAS:

I’m sorry mom, everything is going to be fine…. don’t worry I promise

you mom.

Stop crying.

(2)

After three days ALIMA dies on her son’s Hands, (THOMAS)

Motions

THOMAS cries utters his mother’s name.

AFTER 3 YEARS

THOMAS:

I have been living like an animal since my mother died ,

I thing I have to do something, I am 17 years old now.

JOHN:

What are you planning bra?

I think I should be interested neither, because I want to change the life

I’m living;

You always come with good ideas.

Motions

THOMAS looks at JOHN untranquilly (bad news).

THOMAS:

I’m planning to cross a border to South Africa without admittance;

I think the plan will work.

Motions

PETER comes to have fun with his friends as always…

Peter is a 12 year old buy, who has a sense of humour.

PETER:

What’s up guys! why all those sad faces! Who died now?

Is everything alright?

JOHN:

Boy… we don’t know whether is a good idea but we are planning to cross

border to

South Africa illegal, but people say that it’s unsafe to cross the border

illegally, it’s very dangerous, but if you want to come with us will be

your own choice.

What do you think THOMAS?

THOMAS:

Aei… bra, I don’t know, PETER is still too young for the risk like that,

I don’t know… it’s up to him.

Motions

THOMAS does not want to involve children into the risk things.

(3)

Motions

PETER doubts… He’s not sure with the idea.

PETER:

Yah..wee… yah, I thing we can go together.

THOMAS:

Don’t thing, you must be sure because I already took a decision,

And I’m going tomorrow morning.

PETER, JOHN

What!!!!!

But are you serious THOMAS?????

THOMAS:

You thing am in to jokes right?

I’m not into jokes dude, I need money, I need a new life bra.

Tomorrow morning I’m going, if you don’t want to go,

You’ll find me gone tomorrow, am sorry guys… it’s not me it’s poverty.

JOHN:

Yah man… I do understand… Man, I will see tonight on my dreams.

I don’t know about PETER.

PETER:

Aei, me neither bra, I can’t take a decision now but I want to go,

Let me thing first.

Motions

(Morning) THOMAS woke up and park his bags to go,

He opens his door and find JOHN with his bags took a decision to go.

They meet with PETER with his bags.

THOMAS:

PETER, are you sure you want to do this?

PETER:

Yes of course, as you can see me here that mean I’m sure,

I wouldn’t be here if I wasn’t sure.

JOHN:

Let’s go guys we have to get a transport;

How much do you have THOMAS?

THOMAS (4)

I only have 200 that my mother left for me before she died,

I haven’t used it since,

PETER:

I have 120 I don’t know it’s enough or not…

THOMAS:

Nothing is enough here,

We have to know how to use what we have till we get in South Africa

Motions

THOMAS ask for a prayer before they get going, they all refuses to pray.

THOMAS takes a heart prayer.

JOHN:

THOMAS, you know why I refuse to pray?

THOMAS:

No I have no idea!

PETER:

I know I know, because you don’t know how to pray.

THOMAS:

Laughing, you stupid PETER, you are always amusing bra,

Even we are serious.

JOHN:

He doesn’t even know why I refuse a prayer he is just talking shit.

I refuse a prayer because I used to pray every day but

Everything was steel the same while I was expecting changes.

THOMAS:

No my friend, a prayer is always important,

And you don’t expect changes immediately, you have to trust word of

GOD, and be faithful.

PETER:

There is a car… I think it goes where we going.

THOMAS:

Yah it is, better we talk to a driver first

Motions

THOMAS ask the driver to drive them till to the border.

(5)

DRIVER:

How much you have? And how many are you?

THOMAS:

We are only three plus we have 300 Sir, please take us…

DRIVER:

Ok come in…

THOMAS:

Guys, let’s get in fast…

JOHN:

THOMAS, how much does he want for three of us?

PETER:

Maybe he’s the son of God he believes in the word of GOD,

Perhaps he doesn’t credit people for a help… (Free)

JOHN:

You are crazy man, just shut up, who told you that if you are son of God,

You don’t do business? Or charge money?

PETER:

But am just joking JOHN, how, how, can you…

THOMAS:

Just shut hell up guys come on, he just charged us 300.

PETER:

Oh, I think each should be only 150 to be 300, right?

JOHN:

You moron PETER, you don’t even know how to make calculations,

But you busy talking shit, 300 for three people are 100 each, moron.

Motions

A little argument irritates THOMAS after his parent’s argument.

JOHN:

Am sorry THOMAS, is this stupid boy here… (PETER)

PETER:

Ah… ha, whatever dude… am just creating amusing moment…

Motions

They are at the border around 12am South African Time, they jump out of the

car.

THOMAS:

Thank you Sir, have a nice trip…

DRIVER (6)

Take, care little boys.

THOMAS, JOHN AND PETER

Thanks, sir, God bless you…

PETER:

Even though you took the last money we had…

JOHN:

Shut Up man, what’s wrong with you?

THOMAS:

(Laughing), you boys.

PETER:

He didn’t hear me JOHN, I know what’s good and what’s wrong

That I can’t make a joke with.

I can’t say that to him facing.

THOMAS:

Ok ok, enough boys, we have to stay cautious to the police because we

don’t have passports,

We must have a look at that police there, once he moves,

We will have to get in so that we can go down on the dark forest to

cross, are we together?

JOHN:

Is that place where they say that is very dangerous?

PETER:

What do you think? Mr JOHN?

JOHN:

I didn’t ask you stupid.

PETER:

You didn’t utter any one’s name so, am volunteer for an answer.

Motions

JOHN is furious because of PETER, and he is scared simultaneously.

THOMAS:

Yes, JOHN, that’s the dangerous place my brother,

We have to pray hard to cross there.

PETER:

I thing I need a prayer too, am scared, THOMAS lets pray.

Motions (7)

A police guard moves on the way where they have to cross,

Already is late to pray, they need a prayer at the bad moment.

THOMAS:

We late, we have to go,

Take your own heart prayer while we are going and please

Guys make sure you don’t make noise.

JOHN:

PETER, make sure you don’t make noise even you are scared but hold

yourself.

PETER:

Why are you pointing at me?

You think am stupid or am only one who will make noise there,

am not stupid.

JOHN:

Ok boy… I was just reminding you only, nothing bad at all,

Just stay focused.

THOMAS:

Let’s go guys, hold your argument for now, you’ll continue it after we

crossed.

PETER:

If we survive from this, it seems like this is a very horror place,

Please let me make my last joke for now before we go there.

JOHN, And THOMAS

Ah man, Stop being so stupid, what are you talking about?

PETER:

PETER makes his last joke; THOMAS is a strong man that never thinks to

give up…

JOHN is my fun argument till I die.

Motions

JOHN and THOMAS, laughing and take it as a joke as always.

THOMAS:

Ok guys, let’s go now, we have no time for fun.

Motions, on their way crossing at the dark forest.

PETER’s foot got stuck in a rock pose due to the darkness; he stops his friends

for assist.

PETER (8)

Guys, am stuck here, please help me!

JOHN:

What’s wrong? Don’t make noise just come down, we will he lp you.

THOMAS:

Hurry up guys; I’ll be on guard for those gangsters

Motions

The gangsters are coming by the same way , where PETER is stuck .

THOMAS:

Guys, they are coming through us hurry up, they will kill us.

JOHN:

Am trying…

PETER:

JOHN, go, I’ll try myself, just go.

JOHN:

Are you crazy man? You are like my brother how can I live you here?

Motions

The gangsters come after the boys when JOHN managed to help PETER,

While PETER tried to cover up a distance, unfortunately he got shot on the

head

And instantly died, THOMAS and JOHN stops and woke up PETER Uttering his

name,

The gangsters meet with the boys greedily.

THOMAS:

Please guys don’t hurt us am banging you please, we can give you

whatever you want,

Look, we only have food and our clothes you can take them and live us

alive.

JOHN:

Crying while holding PETER’s body on his hands; you killed my friend

stupid,

What’s wrong with you? Why are you so heartless! Look what you have

done!…

GANG:

What are you talking about? You think I don’t see what I did? Yes I killed

him,

You still what to see another death?

THOMAS:

No No No, am sorry please forgive him, he is just exited, please.

JOHN (9)

You are really crazy, you don’t….

Motions

Before JOHN ends his words, they kill him. THOMAS NOoooooooo, Crying,

Why is this happen to me, why GOD why?, this wasn’t in to our plan.

THOMAS:

Guys, please leave me alone please am begging you

GANG:

Laughing, Hahaha, you thing you’ll survive after your friend’s death?

Motions

They hurt THOMAS till they live him alone because they thing that they killed

him already.

GANG:

Let’s go guys, he is dead.

Motions

In the Morning; THOMAS woke up and see his friends dead,

He takes a little prayer to thank GOD for letting him be alive and wish a good

death trip to his friends.

THOMAS:

GOD thank you for your help, please forgive my friends on their sins,

Open the door for them to get in to haven, forgive me for telling them

to come with me, please GOD.

Motions

THOMAS takes a woke to cross, then he meets with an old man driving a car to

south

Africa, he asks to go with him.

THOMAS:

Good day sir, may you please go with me to South Africa

But I don’t have money they took everything mine at night,

Please sir.

OLD MAN:

Get in young boy, I can’t interview you for what happened,

I can see that you mat with very bad situations. Get in.

THOMAS:

Thank you very much sir.

Motions

Comes his memories when he was with he’s friends by the time PETER made a

joke at DRIVER.

After his memories.

OLD MAN (10)

Ai, young boy, am going this way, but you are in South Africa,

You can go to your family or call them,

If you don’t have a phone I will borrow you my phone.

THOMAS:

No thanks OLD MAN, its ok, I know this place.

OLD MAN:

Ok take care young boy, make sure you go home before late.

THOMAS:

Don’t worry OLD MAN, everything is ok, thanks for everything.

Motions

THOMAS is homeless, he does not have food, he is hungry, he has to connect

with street kids to give him place to sleep.

INT:
THOMAS wants to start his new life after everything he passed on.

Two couples adopt him as they see that he is a good boy…

MICHEL (the step father)

Hey young boy, what is your name?

THOMAS:

My name is THOMAS.

LIZZY (The step mother)

What is your Surname THOMAS? Why are you here?

THOMAS:

I don’t know my Surname; I just need work.

MICHEL:

Let’s go home; we will give you something to eat and clothes to change.

(11)

Motions

THOMAS has step parents to live with, but still, he is not satisfied with that,

He needs money, he’s own money.

MICHEL:

THOMAS, tell me, where do you come from, you had family before or

what?

THOMAS:

I had family that GOD didn’t plan for me, my mother died and my father

Abandoned us when my mother was sick, I came here in south Africa

illegally with my friends, they died, killed by the gangsters at the

border.

LIZZY:

Oh…shame, am sorry THOMAS.

MICHEL:

Ok, THOMAS, I understand, how old are you?

THOMAS:

Am only 17.

MICHEL:

Have you ever went to school before? Maybe we should try to

matriculate you.

THOMAS:

No at all, I even don’t have documents.

MICHEL:

That’s a big problem for sure, what do you thing we can do lizzy?

LIZZY:

A better plan for now is to try to talk with the principal first.

THOMAS:

Won’t they arrest me…?

MICHEL:

No, don’t worry boy, it’s illegal but we have to try our best for you.

THOMAS:

Please don’t risk for me, I don’t want to involve you into big problems,

Like what happened with my friends, its ok, I thank you a lot for your

help, this means a lot for me.

(12)

Motions

THOMAS does not want to put his step parents into trouble.

LIZZY:

What are you talking about THOMAS? Don’t be stupid, we need the best

for you…

You are the only we have, we have no children.

MICHEL:

Come on young man… don’t be so stupid.

THOMAS:

Ok, I got it… I do understand, I can go to school I have no problem, but

please don’t risk for me.

Motions

MICHEL go to High school to matriculate THOMAS.

The first day THOMAS to go to school, he doesn’t have school uniform,

And school bag. School-mates are bulling him but he doesn’t care.

School out

THOMAS woke home as he doesn’t have a transport.

LIZZY:

Hi THOMAS; how was your first day at school?

THOMAS:

Boring mom…

LIZZY:

What do you mean boring! You mean you didn’t enjoy?

THOMAS:

No, I mean, was boring… I think you heard me right.

Motions

THOMAS is trying to be little fun to his mother.

LIZZY goes to THOMAS’s room for more explanation because she does not

understand him.

LIZZY:

THOMAS….? Tell me the truth, what happened at school?

(13)

THOMAS:

Am just kidding mom… my first day was just nice and enjoyable.

Motions

THOMAS is smiling with his mother and having fun with her.

LIZZY:

I love you my boy… (Smiling)

Motions

THOMAS little bit excited...

THOMAS:

I love you so much mom.

Motions

THOMAS goes to school on the next day.

The teacher tells the learners that, will be a school trip tomorrow, so they have

to pay R 300 for a trip. THOMAS does not have money for trips and he don’t

want to talk with his parents about a trip.

Rich learners; bulling those whom does not have money for trip.

THOMAS sees his class-mates selling drugs to adults that are working on the big

companies. Those students are the gangsters; they are working for a man called

(Samuel endro) The boss of the gang. THOMAS decide to join their group of

gang to earn an income.

THOMAS:

Hey guys…? Whas-up?

J-B

Sure boy… How can we help?

THOMAS:

I, I need a job…i thought I should get a job from you, oh… if you have

some for me.

J-B (14)

OHHH wow… look at this guy, guys did you hear what he said?

K-J

He said he needs a job… maybe he needs any type of job…

THOMAS:

Yes. I mean… I can join your group guys…

J-B

You said, you said you need to join our group!!!

THOMAS:

Yes, I can do whatever you ask.

J-B

You mean anything right?

THOMAS:

Yes, of course… anything you want. Just tell me which requirements

must I bring.

J-B and K-J

Laughing….

J-B

Listen here dude… the join requirements in this group;

Is one of your parent’s head, that’s an entry level, my brother.

THOMAS:

What!!! But I don’t have don’t a family, am just living with my step

parents,

They just helped me with a place to stay…

J-B

Let’s go, I want to introduce you to my boss,

Maybe you should understand him better.

Motions

THOMAS goes with the gang to the centre of the gang,

They need to introduce him to the Samuel endro.

J-B

Boss, I have an employee who willing to join our group,

He needs your explanation.

SAMUEL ENDRO (15)

Well, well, well, welcome to never refuse to kill,

How are you young boy? You

Look very good.

THOMAS:

Thanks, am fine sir, I need a job…

SAMUEL ENDRO:

OH, a job… do you know how to kill?

THOMAS:

To kill!!!!

SAMUEL ENDRO:

Yah to kill, don’t you know what is killing?

THOMAS:

No, I don’t know how to kill because I have never tried to kill a human.

SAMUEL ENDRO:

But you are willing to join this group right?

THOMAS:

Yes, sir.

SAMUEL ENDRO:

Now, I need your parents head here, killed by you or else we will do it

ourselves,

Am giving you only 7 days.

You can go home.

Motions

THOMAS on his way going back home after meeting with SAMUEL ENDRO,

He meets with two young twins, (LUYANDA and LUTHANDO) looking for their

mother.

LUTHANDO:

Hey, how are you, sir.

THOMAS:

am fine yourself?

LUTHANDO (16)

Am fine thanks, am looking for this Address here;

Do you have an idea where I could find it?

THOMAS:

No, am sorry, I don’t know that place, am new neither here.

LUYANDA:

Thanks for your time sir, take care.

Motions

After 5 seconds THOMAS replied to the girl,

THOMAS:

Take care too.

Motions

THOMAS is still on plaining how to kill one of his parents, but he doesn’t want

to do that because he loves his family, and SAMUEL ENDRO gave him only 7

days before they kill his parents themselves. After luthando and Luyanda meet

with THOMAS,

They meet with streets kids under the bridge, they ask them whether they

know the place where their mother works, the streets kids tells them to stay

with them till tomorrow so that they should go and look for NTOMBI the

mother of the twins.

Luthando

Hello… how you doing everyone?

Lucky

Sure, what’s up… can we help you?

Luthando

Oh, yes, we are looking for this place on the address is where our

mother works so we are looking for her.

Motions

Luthando gives Lucky an Address for a help,

P-J (The group of the street kids)

Let me see, maybe I have an idea where should be.

Lucky

Just shut up you… witch place you know around Johannesburg? Stupid,

get off my side.

Luyanda (17)

Do you know the place please?

Lucky

Yes of course I do know this place, is at Soweto,

I should help you guys find this place tomorrow morning,

You may rest here with us, and then tomorrow we will go find your

mother don’t worry.

Luthando

Oh, sleep here? I mean, it’s okay we can sleep only for tonight because

we don’t have anywhere to go.

Motions

Luyanda is scared to hang out with a crew of the boys smoking weed and using

drugs,

She is asking herself a lot of questions that makes her cry; What if we end up

like these people?

What if Luthando join the crew and refuse to go back home?

Luthando

Motions; Luthando acts brave as a brother and wipe his twin sister’s tears and

console her;

Stop crying everything will be fine soon, we will find mom and go back home to

complete our school and follow our dreams.

Lucky

Don’t worry guys, I will help you, I know this place, I have been living

here for many years.

Motions

The streets kids are smoking weed and drugs,

Preparing themselves to go for work of selling drugs at the pub, the twins fell

asleep under the bridge waiting for sunrise at the day of tomorrow to keep on

looking for their mother.

Luthando

Motions; Luthando wakes up and find that the kids are not around;

Where are this kids?

Did they abandon us?

Anyway, it’s okay if they are gone and live us alone, they didn’t kill one

of us.

Motions

The sunrise in the morning, the boys come back from night job, Luyando can’t

wait to look for her mother since they promised her. The other kids have to

collect money they earned during the night work to Lucky so that he should

take the money to his Boss (Mr Langa)

Lucky meets with his boss, and he also ask him to help the twins to find their

mother, Mr Langa asks to see the twins so that he should help them.

Lucky

Hello sir?

Mr Langa

Stop greeting me and give me my money stupid, what’s wrong with you?

Did you eat?

Lucky

No, am fine sir…. Yes of course I didn’t eat; here is your money we made

last night.

Mr Langa

You took your payment right?

Lucky

No, sir I didn’t take it because you didn’t tell me to take it.

Mr Langa

You think am stupid, what about the one you have stolen?

Ha, you want to say that you didn’t steal? Ha?

Lucky

Of course I didn’t steal your money sir, how can I do that?

Mr Langa

I don’t know how but you can steal,

Just take your money and get out of my face we will meet later for a

next job.

Motion

Mr langa wants to get into his car to go,

Then Lucky stops him because he wants to tell him about the twins.

Lucky

Please sir, may I have your minute please, I want to tell you something.

Mr Langa

Okay tell me, but don’t take time because I can’t stay here for a long

time.

Lucky

I received two young twins at the bridge last night looking for their

mother, so…

Mr langa (19)

So, where are they stupid! Did you live them go?

Do you have an idea how much I should have made with them?

Lucky

No, sir, listen, am still talking, the twins are there by the bridge,

They are waiting for me to go and help them find their mother, you can

come with me.

Mr Langa

Let’s go… get in,

Lucky

Okay boss…

Mr langa

Hai, stupid, you think you can get into my car! I mean, come after me.

Lucky

But sir, the place is too far, you will get first before me, and I have to

introduce you to them.

Mr Langa

Okay, get in, but you must start to take a bath.

Lucky

Okay, but what is a bath!

Mr Langa

Forget, I thought you are wise at everything, but only on the drugs.

Lucky

Stop here sir,

Motions

Lucky and Mr Langa goes to the twins.

Lucky

Sir, this people are looking for their mother, so I thought you should

help them,

They have an Address where the mother is.

Mr Langa

Hello guys, we can get in inside the car I will help you, trust me.

Lucky (20)

Can I get in sir? Your car is so nice.

Motions

Kids are laughing….

Mr Langa

Get in and stop asking questions.

Motions

Luthando and Luyanda believes that Mr Langa is a good person and he can help

them, But Mr langa is not on the same path with the kids ever since he saw

them, all he wants is to use the kids as his drug dealers and use Luyanda as his

prostitute. He relocates the twins around Soweto, pretending like he is helping

them to find their mother. Then he said that; I will find your mother no matter

how. Luthando is now worried and suspecting something bad, the kids force

him to smoke weed so that he should stop being worried, then he refuses for

the first time, but is under peer pressure, then he ends up smoking. Luyando is

still on the darkness because of Mr Langa’s kindest, she believes that Mr Langa

is a nice man and he will help them.

Mr langa

We will have to continue tomorrow because I have to go to work now, is

late, but don’t worry, I will try my best.

Luyanda

You promise me sir?

Mr Langa

Yes, I do don’t worry, I’ll come here tomorrow morning.

Motions

Luyanda is worried because of his brother, smoking weed and drugs,

Then he doesn’t think about his sister, Mr langa tells Lucky to take Luthando

with them to the pub,

To teach him how to deal with drugs and live his sister alone at the bridge so

that he should have privacy with her.

Mr Lanag

Lucky….(calling)

(21)

Lucky

Sir…

Mr Langa

Come here…

Motions

Lucky goes to his boss private.

Lucky

Yes, sir am here.

Mr langa

You must make sure that tonight you go with that man to the pub and

give him the stuff to sell,

But just give him small stuff as he is starting.

Lucky

Sir, you mean Luthando?

Mr Langa

Come on stupid, who do you think am talking about?

Just make sure you go with him tonight and leave the lady alone I will

take care of her, got it..

Lucky

Oh, wow… you want to play those games of sleeping neh....wow,

You really clever, but don’t finish her, just leave for me sir.

Mr Langa

Stop talking shit and listen here stupid, leave for you what?

Lucky

Okay, okay sir I got it… I will do as you say so.

Mr Langa

Right, go now, I don’t want to see you here, we had enough for the day ,

go.

Motions

Mr langa goes to his apartment waiting for time to go and fetch a girl, Lucky

with his friends together with Luthando are going to the pub, where by they will

be selling drugs with Luthando, Luyanda left alone at the bridge.

Mr langa

Motions; he is driving towards the lady so that he should take her to his place.

(22)

Mr langa

Hey young lady, aren’t you scared to stay alone here?

Come with me, I will take you to my place. Oh,

If you don’t feel comfortable you can stay but it’s not safe around here

alone.

LUYANDA:

Oh, okay, thanks, we can go together.

Motions

Luyanda thinks that Mr langa is a good man, she is not afraid to go with him

because she trusts him.

At Mr Langa’s house

Mr langa tries to drug Luyanda so that she could get drunk and don’t

feel nothing,

Luyanda

Wow, is this all yours?

Mr Langa

Yes, of course is mine.

Luyanda

Wow, this place looks very nice… I like this place.

Mr Langa

Oh, really!

Luyanda

For really, this place is very nice, I was always dreaming of a place like

this when I

Finish my studies, but things are not easy.

Mr Langa

But this is nothing, once you dream to get it, you can get it for real.

Luyanda

Oh, wow, I feel drossy, I don’t feel well, I don’t know why because I was

fine before.

(with a lower voice)

Motions

Luyanda have been intoxicated, she is weak to talk she can’t even walk , Mr

Langa takes her to his bed and seduces her. In the morning, Mr langa writes a

note for Luyanda to not go anywhere once she wakes up, Mr langa locks his

gate and goes for a business to meet with Lucky.

(23)

Motions

During the night, at the pub where the boys are selling drugs with Luthando.

Luthando

Hey, hey, hey, stop, stop, I need to tell you something.

Lucky

What’s wrong man, just go and sell those drugs there and stop acting

like you are stupid.

Luthando

I love my sister very much, do you hear me? Where’s she?

I need her to go with me and look for our mother.

Lucky

You will find her tomorrow morning, just do your job and forget about

that.

Motions

Luthando feel asleep on the floor till the morning,

Lucky’s boys come to take him to the bridge.

Lucky

You, boys, go and take that boy there to the bridge, hurry up, am going

to meet with boss.

Motions

The boys go to fetch luthando at the bridge.

At Mr langa’s house

Luyanda wakes up, she finds herself on the bed, she doesn’t know how she got

on the bed,

She reads a note that Mr langa left for her, the doors are locked.

Luyanda

What’s going on here, how, how did I end up on the bed, where is my

brother?

(Talks alone)

Motions

Luyanda doesn’t know how did she get on the bed.

Mr Langa is still busy with streets kids collecting money.

Mr langa

How did the boy work? Did he act stupid?

(24)

Lucky

Who? Which boy are you talking about?

Mr langa

Oh, my God….

Lucky

Oh, you mean, Luthando, he just felt asleep at the pub busy talking

about his sister,

Where’s she? You didn’t kill her right?

Mr Langa

Shut Up, what do you know about killing, if I killed her what are you

going to do?

Lucky

Oh… sorry, am just asking, what if her brother ask me about her?

Mr Langa

Tell him that she’s dead, Go, we will meet la te,

Make sure you teach that stupid boy to run a business.

Lucky

Okay… sir, Langa

Motions

Mr langa goes back to his place with new clothes for luyanda, pretending like

he loves her while he is using her so that he should take her to the

prostitutions to work for him.

And Lucky goes back to the bridge.

Mr Langa

Hello Luyanda, how are you doing?

Luyanda

Am not fine, am confused, I don’t understand how I got here.

Mr langa

Oh, I found you alone at the bridge last night and you agreed to come

with me to my place as you were scared, don’t you remember?

Luyanda

No, no, I don’t remember, where is my brother?

(25)

Mr langa

Your brother? your brother is at the bridge with his friends,

Just forget about him, he’s enjoying there as you saw him yesterday.

Luyanda

But you are going to take me there right? I want to see him.

Mr langa

Yes, don’t worry, I will take you to him, let’s have a little fun, go and fit

your clothes.

Motions

Luyanda she’s about to forget about everything they came for, she thinks that

Mr langa loves her.

Luthando

Where is my sister lucky?

Lucky

Take this and stop asking questions man.

Luthando

I said, where is my sister?

(26)

Lucky

She’s dead, what can I say?

Luthando

What? Are you trying to be funny right?

Lucky

Yes, am trying to be funny, I said take this and stop asking questions

man.

Motions

Luthando smokes weed, he is trying to forget everything, they have to go and

do the work again at night. After 2 months, Mr langa wants to put luyanda in to

his business, he wants to use her as a prostitute after he used her as his

girlfriend, luyanda tries to run away but Mr langa threaten s her.

Mr Langa

Hey you little bitch, do you know what kind of man are you involved

with? Do you think that you can run away from me? listen here

carefully, if you ever try to run away again, you will regret the day you

met me! because you’ll pay all of the money I spent on you and your

brother, I will murder him, Stupid… you don’t know who I am…

Motions

Luyanda is crying, while thinking about her mother, Mr Langa takes luyanda to

the centre of prostitutions to start working, Mr langa talks with his workers at

prostitutions centre to keep an eye on Luyanda as she’s a new here.

BERG:

Hello sir, everything is still alright here,

But we had no clients for the girls to night because they say that those

girls are old,

They need new ones.

Mr Langa

Come here, follow me…

Motions

Mr langa goes with Berg to his car to take Luyanda out of the car to be the new

client,

And luyanda is an exquisite girl that everyone is dying to sleep with her.

Berg

Wow, she so beautiful, sir, where did you steal a beautiful girl like her?

I will be the first one to sleep with her tonight.

Mr Langa

What?.... what did you say? Do you have money to pay for one night?

You don’t even have money to buy drugs for yourself, but you want to

be the first to sleep her.

(27)

Berg

I was just joking sir, where should I get the money to pay for a girl like

this, this is a beautiful girl.

Mr Langa

Stop joking and take this girl to her room, and stay connect ed with her, I

don’t need to kill you because of her once she escapes, because she

once tried to escape, and you know no one escapes from me right?

Berg

Yes, sir, I do know that, she won’t escape; she will have to kill me before

you, if she tries to escape.

Mr Langa

Now, go, and lock the door, I will contact you later.

Berg

Okay, sir…

Motions

Mr Langa drives home, luyanda starts to work as prostitute for her first time,

She refuses to be touched by a man,

Even when they bid for her but still she doesn’t want to sleep with a man

while crying.

Luyanda

Leave me alone, I don’t want to sleep with you, I want to go home, don’t

you dare touch me.

A buyer

Calm down young girl, it’s okay, only this night, there’s nothing wrong

that’s going to happen.

Luyanda

I said, stay, away, from me, get out!

Motions

A buyer goes out of luyanda’s room, he needs his money because luyanda

didn’t want to sleep with him.

A Buyer

Berg!! berg…. Where are you mother fucker, I need my money,

This stupid prostitute does not want to sleep with me, I want my money

stupid.

Berg

It’s okay, it’s okay, my boss, we have many girls here… you can choose

one of them.

(28)

Motions

She chooses a girl to sleep with while Luyanda sees many young girls working

as prostitutes,

Then she cries as she feels sorry for them.

After one month working as a prostitute and boys as drug dealers, Mr Langa

plans to increases his money as he enjoyed money using other people’s life.

He organizes a meeting with his workers, the drug dealers and the prostitu tes,

He tells them to change work, for the girls to transport drugs out of the

country, and boys to steal cars for him at night. They all agree with him as they

don’t have other choice; Mr Langa gives them fake documents.

Mr Langa

Listen here,we have another option for a business for all of you, you

girls, have to transport drugs out of the country using fake documents,

then you boys, have to steal cars for me, and make sure, that you steal

good cars, are we together?

All the workers

Yes, sir,

Lucky

When are we starting with our first operation, sir?

Mr Langa

Tonight, you must make sure that you do the work tonight,

You girls, must come with me, and you Berg, come with me together

with your girls.

Berg

Okay, sir, girls, follow me, let’s go.

Motions

Mr Langa shows the girls how must they do the work tonight,

They must transport drugs tonight and the driver is Berg.

Mr Langa

I need these drugs to be transported to Nigeria,

You, and you and Luyanda, must stay here and control the security

cameras.

Berg

Okay sir, I will do that.

(29)

Motions

Mr Langa goes to his Boss SAMUEL ENDRO to let him know that the operation

will start tonight, and the boys’ prepare themselves to go and steal, Luthando

is also involved but he does not know how to use a gun, Lucky teaches him how

to shoot before they start their work.

Lucky

Look, hold a gun like this, and aim at a person, don’t be scared to kill or

ask yourself to shoot, just do it.

Luthando

Okay I got that,

Motions

It’s time for the boys to move, and start to work, the girls that have to

transport drugs are on their way going, Luyanda and her friends are at the

house controlling the security cameras to protect others out.

Lucky

Let’s go guys; we have to be fast on this.

Motions

The boys divide themselves by 3, and start to steal cars parked outside.

Then, in the morning, they are all back home from the operation; girls and boys

are at the same place waiting for Mr Langa.

Berg

What’s UP Lucky…. How was your work?

Lucky

Cool bra, I really enjoyed to drive all of these smart cars, look at this

one bra.

Berg

Yah… they are good for sure… how many you killed?

Lucky

Nah, I didn’t kill anyone but I was ready to kill bra…

Berg

Oh, okay bra, so… did you call boss?

Lucky

I did for a long time, before you come here, he said he is coming, he is

still at Mr SAMUEL.

(30)

Berg

Oh, cool, let’s wait for him.

Motions

Mr Langa comes to his workers, all of his workers were waiting for him and

they are tired and hungry, he comes with food for them so that they should

rest a little bit and start with work tonight.

Luyanda

Mr Langa is coming…

Lucky

Yah… he is there, wake up Berg…

Mr Langa

Hello, everyone… give me the good news, where are my cars?

And you Berg, everything went alright?

Berg

Yes, sir… here is a paper from the boss of Nigeria; he said I must give it

to you.

Lucky

As you can see sir, we managed to steal these cars only.

Mr Langa

Only Three, but not too bad, tonight I need more than this, you got me?

Lucky

Yes, sir, did you bring us something to eat, am hungry.

Motions

Mr langa gives them food to eat, Luyanda and her friend, are planning to

escape at night.

Luyanda

Listen guys, is better we escape tonight, I will try to steal the keys from

the security.

Maria

Yes, but be cautious luyanda, its dangerous once they find out.

Luyanda

I know friend; I will try my best.

(31)

Motions

Mr langa goes to his place waiting for a time for another operation.

Lucky

Listen here guys, we have to do the work at midnight so

That we should steal more cars on time; let’s eat now to prepare

ourselves for work.

Motions

Everyone is eating so that they should get ready for an operation.

Berg is also eating to get ready for transporting.

Berg

Ladies, be fast because we don’t have much time.

Phone ringing (Mr Langa)

Berg

Hello, sir…

Mr Langa

Get ready to go now, tell Lucky to start a job now, and tell those three

ladies to control the cameras.

Berg

Okay, sir…

Motions

Berg tells his friends to start work.

Berg

Guys let’s go now; I received a call from boss.

Motions

They start a work and live luyanda with her friends with the guard.

Luyanda

Let’s get ready guys.

Motions

After few minutes the guard fell asleep on the chair, the n luyanda takes the

keys and escapes, then they meet with Thomas on his way home, Luyanda

recognizes him after long time she met with him, she asks for a help from

Thomas.

Luyanda

Hey, please help us, please...

(32)

Thomas

What’s wrong! What’s going on…

Luyando

We escaped from the gangsters please help us I want to help my brother

from those gangsters.

Motions

Thomas takes the girls to the police station, Luyanda confess es where is her

brother, and what are they doing there.

Police

What’s wrong young lady, tell me everything, I will help you…

Luyanda

They are the gangsters that are transporting drugs and use young girls

as prostitutes.

Police

Where are they right now?

Luyanda

They are busy doing an operation at the famous hotel now, they are

stealing cars.

Police

Young man, take care of this ladies here, am coming soon.

Attention everyone; we have to go to the famous hotel; there is a big

problem there.

Motions

The police go to the hotel and find that there are gangsters busy stealing cars;

start to shoot and they shoot Luthando.

Lucky

Who snitched us to the police now, we have to run, now…?

Motions

They grab Luthando and take him to hospital where the mother is (NTOMBI)

The mother is very shocked when she sees her son at hospital. She goes to her

son for an explanation.

Ntombi

Luthando my boy, how did you get here?

Luthando

Mom, you here mom…

Motion

Luthando is crying and happy to see his mom.

Ntombi

Am sorry my son, please talk to me, what happened, why are you here?

Luthando

Am fine mom, I just want to help Luyanda from the gangsters.

Ntombi

Where’s she, what what’s wrong with luyanda?

Luthando

She is working as prostitute with a group of gang, please mom try to do

something.

Ntombi

Don’t worry my boy, rest, I will find her don’t worry.

Motions

Luthando sleeps then the mother cries, she wants to do something to find

luyanda.

Doctor

Are you okay Mrs?

Ntombi

Am okay thanks Doc (Crying)

Doctor

What’s your name please?

Ntombi

Am Ntombi Perri, may I know my discharging date please?

Doctor

Let me have a look, please wait… thank you, your discharge date will be

on the 22th of next month, you’ll be discharged together with

A young boy Called Luthando Perri.

Ntombi

Oh, thank you very much doc.

Motions

After 1 month Ntombi and Luthando get a discharge report, Ntombi goes home

with her Son.

After their discharge day, Thomas and Luyanda come to the hospital t o see her

brother Luthando as she does not know

That her mother was at the same hospital with Luthando, and Luthando thinks

that Luyanda is stilll in the gang.

Thomas

Luyanda; let’s go to visit your brother at the hospital,

I know where he is hospitalised.

Luyanda

Oh, thank you GOD, okay let’s go.

Thomas

Hey, we going this way,we’ll get a taxi at the taxi Rank.

Motions

Luyanda thinks that they have to walk because she used to, and she does not

have money for a taxi.

Luyanda

Oops man, I don’t have money for transport so I thought we should take

a walk.

Thomas

(Laughing), never mind, is to far that place, just follow me girl.

Luyanda

Okay thanks,

Motions

Luyanda goes with Thomas to the taxi rank;

She is very surprised because she has never met with a nice man like Thomas.

In the Taxi

Thomas

Don’t worry, everything is going to be alright, we will find your brother I

promise you.

Luyanda

Thank you Thomas, I don’t know what I where gonna do without you.

Thomas

It’s okay, it’s just a help, dear.

Oh, we have to stop here, we going to that hospital.

Motions

Thomas and Luyanda get out of the taxi walking to hospital.

They get in; firstly they get at the reception to ask the name of the person they

are looking for.

Reception

Hello, how may I assist you please?

Thomas

Hi, we are looking for a young boy called Luthando,

Luthando…(Surname?)

Luyanda

Luthando Perri.

Thomas

Oh, yes.

Reception

One moment please…

Motions

Searching for a name on the screen.

Thomas to Luyanda

It’s okay luyanda, just come down.

Reception

Luthando perri was discharged on 22th of this month.

Luyanda

What! But where did he go?

Reception

No, it’s seems like he has been discharged with his mother.

Thomas

How, who’s the mother?

Luyanda

May you tell us the mother’s name please?

Reception

Of course, the mother is Ntombi Perri.

Luyanda

Oh thanks you GOD, she is my mother.

Thomas

Do you have mother that was hospitalised?

Luyanda

Yes, I do, she is the one who have been looking for, and since the first

day I met with you.

But we have never found her.

Thomas

Do you know where she stays?

Luyanda

No, no, I don’t know.

Motions

Thomas is confused because he doesn’t understand how Luyanda was living all

these days.

He ignores and helps Luyanda to find her mother’s home.

Thomas to Reception

May I have Mrs Ntombi’s physical Address please?

Reception

No, am sorry but we don’t give with our people’s details.

Thomas

Please, look, you may have R 350 please.

Reception

Okay, here it is, please I don’t need problems.

Thomas

Don’t worry, thank you, good bye. Luyanda let’s go.

Luyanda

Where are going now?

I don’t know the place where my mother stays, I only had an address

where she works

But I no longer have it.

Thomas

Let’s go I know where she is, I got an Address from the hospital.

Luyanda

Oh, really, are you serious Thomas?

Thomas

Yah, am serious just follow me, you’ll find your family soon.

Motions

Thomas and Luyanda they get in to a taxi going to Luyanda’s family. Luyanda

does not believe that

She’s going to her mother.

Thomas

Okay, now arrived, here is where we should find your mother’s house,

let’s have a look at unit number 30.

Luyanda

Unit 30 is there.

Thomas

Let’s go.

Motions

Thomas and luyanda goes to unit number 30 where the mother is.

They Knock at the door and the Luthando opens the door.

Luthando

(Screaming) Luyanda… Mom is Luyanda.

Ntombi

Where’s she, where’s she.

Motions

Luyanda gets in the house happy and hug her mother and her brother tied.

Thomas receives a phone call from Samuel Endro.

Thomas

Hello…

Samuel Endro

Where are you, I have a job for you tonight with other two new boys.

I need you here before 12:30.

Thomas

Okay sir, I will be there soon.

Motions

Thomas goes in side of the house to great Luyanda’s family.

Because he wants to live for a job.

Thomas

Good day everyone, Am…

Luyanda introduces Thomas to her family

He is Thomas, he is the one who helped me to escape from the gangsters

till I went to

Police to report those gangsters, and he went with me to the hospital to

visit Luthando

Then we found that luthando was discharged with you at the same date

then he asked for an Address to

Come here, I thank him a lot.

Ntombi

Thank you Mr Thomas, may GOD bless you and help others next time.

Thomas

My pleasure…

Luthando

Thanks bra, take care please.

Thomas

Sure I will, no thanks to know you all, I have to live now I have

something to

Do as soon.

Ntombi

Thank young man, take care.

Luyanda, you can open a door for him.

Motions

Luyanda opens the door and she’s very happy after meeting Thomas, she goes

with

Thomas out of the house.

Luyanda

Look Mr Thomas, I really appreciate for everything you done for me.

You know, I don’t know how to thank you but i….

Thomas

No it’s okay Luyanda, maybe we should see each other next time, how is

that?

(Smiling)

Luyanda

Yah its true, who knews, lol…

(Laughing)

Thomas

Okay luyanda, I have to go, see you next time.

Luyanda

Okay, sure, we should see each other, just take care right.

Thomas

Ok I will… bye.

Motions

Thomas goes back to his area after Luyanda’s home, he is happy because he got

luyanda’s Address.

Then he meets with SAMUEL ENDRO at the Gang centre for a drug transporting

with his new friends.

Thomas

Hello sir, am here.

am sorry for being little late.

Samuel Endro

I can see you are here just keep quiet and listen.

I don’t need any mistake on this work, on this truck, I have R 230M

I need you Petrick and Jousef, to transport these drugs to Zimbabwe

tonight.

With you Thomas.

Thomas

Sir, I don’t understand, you said in the truck you have R 230M but now

you are talking about

Drugs.

Samuel Endro

Come on Stupid,

Could you please be creative once in your mind?

Am talking about drugs to deliver and get money back to me.

Petrick

Okay sir.

Thomas

May we have guns’ sir.

Samuel Endro

Make sure you know how to it.

I don’t need a betrayal me, you know what gonna happen once I find

Out right?

Thomas, petrick, and jousef

Yes, sir, we know.

Samuel Endro

Now, start an operation.

Motions

Thomas get in to a truck with his friends. on his way, he tries to approach his

friends to help

Him turn after Samuel Endro.

Thomas

Guys, i have a plan…

Petrick

What do mean Thomas.

Jousef

What are you talking about?

Thomas

I said I have plan; I need to make sure Endro dies am tired being working

for him always I want to kill him

So I will need you guys to be on my site, help me kill Endro, we should

be boss ourselves once we manage to kill Endro.

Jousef

No no no I don’t think this gonna work for really,

How are you going to do that so easy as you think?

Thomas

I didn’t say is easy but I wanna do it you’ll see. You come with me or

what?

Motions

They all agrees with Thomas as they want Endro dead.

After their agreement with Thomas, they meet with traffic police on the road

then

They identify a track when they are busy searching a track then Thomas and his

friends attacked

The police so that they won’t get arrested, Thomas defend his friend that had a

gun shoot then

He makes sure that he kills all the police to escape. His friends are surprised

with Thomas’s crime actions.

No one knows what is capable by Thomas. The driver drives a track to escape.

Thomas

Are you alright guys… is everyone okay?

Motions

They are speechless after thomas’s actions.

Thomas

Why you are all quiet, why looking at me like that what’s wrong?

Jousef

No it’s okay Thomas, I mean we all fine nothing’s wrong.

Petrick

Thanks for a help Thomas you are a really hero yourself.

I trust you; I should stay on your site to kill Endro.

Jousef

I have no doubts Thomas; I should be with you on the plan.

We all need you, you are strong for really.

Thomas

Thanks guys, now we will do this together once we back from the

operation tomorrow.

Motions

After the operation they come back to Somuel endro in the morning, then

Thomas prepare himself

To go to school so that after school he should continue with a plan to kill

Endro.

Thomas arranges a meeUp with his friends (Jousef, Petrick) so that they should

kill Endro at night.

Thomas

Guys I need to meet with you at the pub, come with your guns because I

only have one

Gun with me. Don’t delay guys I need you.

Motions

At the midnight Thomas meets with his friends to kill Endro, t hey open Endro’s

house plan

To get into his room where there are no securities.

Joursef

I know this site here, there is a security we don’t have to get into this

site better this way because

There are only 3 securities and is near Endro’s room so we don’t have to

kill many people here.

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