The clown and the father

Synopsis: A clown in the closet frightes a little boy, but maybe his father is more frighter.
Genre: Horror
Original Story by: André Corrêa dos Santos
Year:
2022
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INT. FAMILY´S HOUSE - NIGHT

LUKE, 7 years old, is laying on bed and staring your closet.

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His father watches TV in the living room, several beer cans

are scattered on the floor and on the couch, and a half-empty

bottle of whiskey is in your hand.

LUKE (V.O)

(Screaming)

DAD ! DAD ! DAD!

The dad gets scared and almost drop the bottle.

He gets up and leaves the bottle at a corner table next to

the couch.

DAD:

What´s wrong Luke ? what uproar is

this ?

Luke screams a little more.

The dad rush into the room.

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Closet seen from the inside, the clothes seems to wobble a

little bit.

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DAD:

What happened boy ? what is all

this bullshit ?

Luke sits on bed and his dad comes close and slaps his face.

The dad sits next to him on bed, Luke lower his head after

the slap.

LUKE:

(Frightened)

Dad, there is a clown in the

closet, he came out and look at me.

DAD:

Clown in the closet ? What f***ing

nonsense is this Luke ?

LUKE:

Its true daddy, he came out and

look at me.

DAD:

Stop it boy, there is nothing

there, only your clothes.

He holds Luke by the shoulders.

DAD:

Hold on, calm down, i´m gonna open

the closet and you will see there

is nothing wrong, then you will

shut the f*** up and sleep,

allright ?

He release the son shoulders and gets up.

Goes staggering to the closet and opens the door.

The closet contais only clothes and hangers.

The dad turns around pointing to the closet.

DAD:

See boy, there´s nothing here. You

already have 8 years old and needs

to stop being a f***ing crybaby,

come on.

Luke stands on the bed, worried.

LUKE:

The clown was there, he left and

then came back when i started

screaming.

DAD:

Stop being a crybaby, i already

said it.

The dad close the closet door and get out of the room.

DAD (V.O)

Go to sleep, dont bother me more

for today.

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Closet seen from the inside, unintelligible sounds are heard

from inside out.

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The tv´s living room shows a pro-wrestling match.

Dad is sleeping sitout on the couch with his mouth open and

the whiskey bottle empty and lying on the floor.

LUKE (V.O)

(Screaming)

DAD ! THE CLOWN IS HERE AGAIN !

DAD!

The dad wake ups choking and coughing, he gets up.

He enters the bedroom knocking the door and making her hit

the wall hard.

Luke stops screaming and partially cover his head with the

blanket.

DAD:

(screaming)

SHUT UP YOUR PIECE OF SH*T !

He opens the closet door with anger, the left door breaks and

falls aside.

The dad stars pulling some clothes on the floor.

DAD:

(screaming)

THERES NOTHING HERE ! NO F***ING

CLOWN ! YOU ARE A FLOPPY SON OF A

B*TCH LIKE YOUR MOTHER!

Luke stars crying.

His dad comes close and give 2 hard slaps on is head.

Luke tries to defend himself going down the blanket.

DAD:

Stupid kid.

Luke covers completely and keeps crying.

DAD:

If I have to come in here again i

will hang you upside down and you

will get what you deserve, what

your mother deserved it.

Dad leaves the bedroom, slamming the door with anger.

DAD:

Coward and dumb, Jesus Christ.

Luke get out under the covers and cleans the tears with a

expression of rage on his face, he stares the bedroom door

and looks at the direction of the broken closet.

A tremendous clown in standing in the bedroom, yellow and red

attire, white make-up with eyes, nose and mouth also red and

greenish hair.

Luke holds his breath frightened.

The clown keeps watching seriously the boy, until he gives a

slight smile.

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The dad is sleeping on the couch, lying on the couch under

some cans.

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LUKE:

You can kill my father ?

The clown keep smilling and pulls a kitchen knife from the

back of his clothes.

He holds the knife by the edge of the blade and stretches his

arm in direction of Luke, offering it.

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