The Ice Cream Truck

Synopsis: Mary moves back to her suburban hometown, to find that the suburbs are scarier in more ways than she ever remembered.
Production: Uncork'd Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
96 min

- Have a good day now.

- Oh my god I'm so sorry.

- No it's okay.

I needed to cool off, I

guess I didn't know it.

- Will say you're

sorry to the nice lady.

Will, you sprayed her with

the hose say you're sorry.

- I'm sorry.

- It's okay, really.

- I'm Jessica.

- Hi, I'm Mary.

- When did you move in?

- We bought the

house a month ago

but we haven't fully moved in.

I've been here

for a couple days.

Just barely in furniture

just the boxes I brought

on my drive here.

My husband is in

Seattle with the kids

for another week.

They're just

finishing up school.

- Oh they must finish

late out there.

- Yeah it's a charter school.

- How old are your kids?

- 13 and five.

My, my oldest is from

my first marriage,

I was so young.

- Oh.

- I'm from here

originally, I grew up here.

Lot of memories.

- I don't mean to pry

but why the move back?

- My husband works

for a tech company

and they opened up

an office downtown.

- Do you still have family here?

- No.

I thought my kids might like

growing up in the suburbs,

you know, small town life.

- I sure do.

Do you work Mary or

just inside the home.

- I am a freelance writer.

Mostly editorial blog stuff.

- Oh like the Huffington post.

- Yeah kinda.

- Will.

- Okay I should get going.

I've got furniture

being delivered today,

I should get changed.

- Sorry again about that.

I hope you and your husband

can come over for

dinner sometime.

- Yeah.

Yeah that sounds nice.


- Welcome to the

neighborhood Mary.

- Hi, how's everything?

- Hey.

- Good.

- You guys on your

way to school?

- Yup, today already.

- How are you?

- I'm good.

- I miss you guys though.

- Awh, we miss you too.

- Did I tell you that

I got some chairs?

- No, what kind of chairs?

- The biggest ones I

could fit in my car.

- Great.

- I met one of our

neighbors this morning.

- Oh really?

What are they like?

- I can tell she's gonna

be real f***in' nosy.

- Making friends already.

What's her name?

- Jessica.

- Very nice.

- Her son sprayed

me with a hose.

- On purpose?

- No not on purpose

he's like four.

- Oh well yeah.

- Did you know that we

had an ice cream truck?

- Oh great, that's

what they need, more sugar.

Well, it'll help with

the transition I guess.

- No it was super weird.

Felt like I was in a

time warp or something.

Dunno, something about

him was so creepy.

- Ew, how was the ice cream?

- No I didn't get anything.

- Well look we've gotta try it

when we get there.

- Eugh, I can't wait for

you guys to get here.

- Us too.

- I don't think I've

been alone since,

god since Jakey was born.

What did I do before kids?

- I know right?

- I should go out and

have some wild nights.

You know, reclaim my

youth or whatever.

- Yeah why don't you go party

with some soccer moms?

- How are my babies?

Can you put them on speaker?

- Sure, hey do you guys

wanna say hi to your mom?

- Hi guys.

I can't wait to see you.

Jacob are you so excited to

be almost done with school?

- Yeah.

- I can't wait to see you.

- Okay.

- Come on Jakey it'll be,

you'll love it out here.

- Whatever.

- Shelby, how are you?

- Hi mommy.

- How's my sweet girl?

- Good, I miss you.

- I miss you too baby.

- Hey Shelby.

- Hey I'm

almost at Jacob's school

so I gotta let you go

but, how's the writing?

How's it coming?


- It's okay.

I keep having these

great starts and then

they fizzle out.

I think I'm just

trying to force it.

- Hey it'll come.

- I know, thank you.

- Okay I'm here.

Okay, we'll call you later okay?

- Love you guys!

- Yeah I love you too!

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