1 INT. CARGO PLANE. MILITARY AIRBASE. ISRAEL - DAY 1
A strange ROARING sound...
CLOSE ON A YOUNG WOMAN
...in darkness. Light begins to spill on her from the right
-revealing her face, lost in thought. This is RACHEL
SINGER - pretty, painfully young looking. A surgical
dressing covers half her face.
As we pull back a little we see that two YOUNG MEN sit
either side of her. They are STEPHAN GOLD (thirties) thickset,
capable, and DAVID PERETZ (late twenties), dark-haired
The three faces in the darkness, each looking straight
ahead - something from a Caravaggio painting.
The roaring, which we realise is the sound of ENGINES,
gradually runs down into silence.
The light from the bay door which is opening off-screen
begins to flood the scene with HARSH DAYLIGHT, revealing
the inside of a CARGO PLANE.
Stephan turns to look at the growing light. Then he turns
He stands. Rachel turns to look at David but he is standing
too, his face a mask.
Rachel gathers herself, then stands and turns to follow the
other two, walking towards the light.
As the three approach the opening and descend the ramp of
the bay door, we hear a woman’s voice:
We should never forget how young
EXT. AIRBASE RUNWAY. ISRAEL - DAY
TRACKING THE THREE
...as they walk across the tarmac - first Stephan...
FINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT WITH PINK AMENDMENTS - 26.03.09 2.
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