Ellipsis

Synopsis: In the middle of a crowded city the paths of two strangers, a man and a woman, collide. This accidental, chance occurrence sets in motion a chain of events that sees the two strangers embark on a night of adventure and connection that challenges their separate lives.
Genre: Drama
 
IMDB:
7.1
Rotten Tomatoes:
86%
Year:
2017
85 min
12 Views


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(TUMBLE DRYER WHIRRS SOFTLY)

(SIREN WAILS FAINTLY)

(CROSSING SIGNAL BLEEPS)

- Ooh! Ooh!

- WOMAN:
F*ck!

MAN:
Ooh.

WOMAN:
(WHISPERS) Shit!

(SIGHS) Jesus.

MAN:
I'm so sorry.

That's yours.

WOMAN:
Thank you.

- MAN:
Um, we'll... just...

- Yep. (SIGHS)

- MAN:
Sorry about that.

- WOMAN:
No, it's...

Um, there's... there's...

I can find a phone store

or something

and you can get the screen

replaced and...

It's not turning on.

WOMAN:
Um...

MAN:
There's... there's bound

to be something down here.

(SIREN WAILS)

(SIGHS)

- (CROSSING SIGNAL BLEEPS)

- (SIGHS) Jesus.

It's very badly damaged.

- WOMAN:
Yep.

- I can't fix it today.

You can't have it fixed

by today?

I can't fix it today.

Um... well, I'm flying out of

the country tomorrow, so I...

..I definitely need it fixed

by today.

Eight o'clock tomorrow.

Eight o'clock

in the morning tomorrow?

Right, so, if I come by at

eight o'clock in the morning,

it will definitely be fixed?

Eight o'clock.

Alright.

OK. (SIGHS) Thank you.

Um, do you need to call anyone,

anything...?

Um...

Actually, I would love to

call my fianc quickly.

- Do you mind if I...?

- Sure. Please.

- It's an international call.

- That's fine.

- OK. Thank you so much.

- It's OK.

Hi. It's me.

Um, I've broken my phone.

Everything's fine.

Uh, I'm all set for tomorrow.

But just send me an email

if there's any problems.

OK. Love you. Bye.

Thank you.

Do you need to use my phone

for anything else?

No, I'm just gonna go find an

internet cafe. I've got to...

Oh, please, you can sit down

in a cafe,

use my phone for

whatever you have to do.

- Uh... OK, yeah, that'd be...

- Yeah?

- That'd be good. Thank you.

- I'm so sorry about all this.

Yeah. I just... had to...

..rebook a connecting flight,

and it's gone through.

- Thank you very much.

- That's OK.

- Thank you.

- That's OK.

Have you, um... got anything

else planned today, or...?

No, I was just sort of...

(SIGHS)

..um...

..pottering around town.

I've got to get

this flight tomorrow, so...

- Where are you going?

- I'm going to London.

I live in London. Yeah.

- Wow.

- Yeah.

- Going home.

- Wow.

Yeah.

Have you been working?

Um, no, I've kind of finished

all my stuff for the day.

But, um...

Yeah, I was gonna

go down to... to Bondi,

see the Sculpture by the Sea.

If you don't have anything on,

you'd be more than

welcome to...

..come down or something.

Um... (CHUCKLES)

Whereabouts is it?

(BUS WHIRRS QUIETLY)

I don't actually know

your name.

- Oh. I'm Viv.

- I'm Jasper.

- Jasper. Nice to meet you.

- Nice to meet you.

I was actually gonna go down

and see it on Monday,

but it was raining.

(GULLS CRY)

Excuse me? Sorry.

Um, do you know where

Sculpture by the Sea is?

Um, I think it's down there.

- OK...

- Just down that road.

- OK, cool. Thank you.

- See you later. Bye-bye.

(LOUD CLUNKING)

(LAWNMOWER WHIRRS)

(JASPER CHUCKLES)

Excuse me? Hey.

Is this... the Sculptures

by the Sea?

Yeah. You missed it.

- Oh.

- Is this all wrapping up now?

- Is this all done?

- Yeah, it's all finished.

- Oh, really?

- Yeah.

(ALL CHUCKLE)

- 100 sculptures, you missed.

- JASPER:
Right.

120. Something like this.

(LAWNMOWER ROARS)

VIV:
(CHUCKLES) Thank you.

JASPER:
I feel like an idiot.

I was really expecting

this whole thing

to be littered with sculptures.

(CHUCKLES)

- That's fine.

- I'm sorry about that.

I'd love to see a whale.

A whale?

I'd like to see a seahorse.

- I've seen a seahorse.

- You've seen a seahorse?

They're strange.

Yeah, I was snorkelling once

and I found one.

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