David and Stephan have moved out of shot and Rachel reaches
the DIGNITARIES. Still looking down, she manages a smile, a
bob of her head, reaches out to shake the first hand...
5 INT. FUNCTION ROOM. HOTEL NEAR TEL AVIV. DAY 5
CLOSE ON OLDER RACHEL
...lost in the memory.
...and in the simple act of
facing the Monster, had helped to
Sarah, has finished reading and looks for her mother in the
FINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT WITH PINK AMENDMENTS - 26.03.09 4.
SARAH (O.S.) (CONT’D)
This book is dedicated to my
inspiration. My mother, Rachel
People around Rachel begin to applaud, the sound almost
startling her. Automatically she gives the same bob of the
head, acknowledging the applause.
Sarah, cheeks burning with a mixture of embarrassment and
emotion, hasn’t finished yet. She locks eyes with her
Mother, I’m so very proud to be
More applause. Rachel manages to smile.
6 INT. FUNCTION ROOM. HOTEL NEAR TEL AVIV - LATER 6
The room is now alive with the excited chatter of the
Rachel moves against the tide of the audience with a fixed
social smile, murmuring thanks to well-wishers, trying to
get out, trying not to look like she’s trying to get out...
7 EXT. TEL AVIV. HOTEL NEAR TEL AVIV. PATIO - CONTINUOUS 7
She emerges onto the empty patio, slides the glass door
shut behind her, muffling the chatter from the room beyond.
She lights a cigarette, inhales greedily, trying to calm
down. She stares at the sun blazing over the Mediterranean
ahead of her. Her glasses darken against the reflected
As if sensing something she turns to see a SMALL BOY - her
GRANDSON - watching her from behind the glass of the patio
door, something UNNERVING in his direct gaze.