The Line

Synopsis: The line of crossing sounds. The line of dancing wave. The line of stone. The line of crossing human boat. Line of human. Polluting line. Witch line I will follow?
Genre: Music, Short
Director(s): Juta Papapetrou
Year:
2008
8 min
5 Views


Police! Help me!

Help me.

They're going to kill me.

Help me.

What're you doing?

They're after me!

Help me.

I got it.

You're 20 minutes late.

Well, you've seen the traffic

around here? It's worse then Bagdad.

Take a seat.

Now...

you said you've come up a few

pay grades, Billy, last time...

I saw you, you sat in front of your

desk at Langley trying to nail that...

dirty blonde secretary

with the nice ass.

What was her name?

Last time I saw you, you and your

boys were getting your asses kicked...

all over downtown Medellin

by Escobar.

Yeah... I remember.

Gentlemen.

These two men, we're not even

sure of their real names.

They're poppy farmers, from about

And they'll be

very willing to produce...

about a billion dollars a year

high grade black tar Heroin.

The deal is, that they'll supply

the Salazar kartel with Heroin...

well under market price, in

exchange for access to the line.

The line?

The drugs routes from this side

of the border to the U.S.

They're bringing a suitcase,

probably smuggled from Pakistan.

- So, what's in it?

- We don't know.

What we do know

that it's hermetically sealed,

and we can't x-ray it.

This suitcase is a test.

If they can get through

with that thing,

we've got a...

a big problemen.

The bottom line we can't guarantee

that something won't make it through.

By the end of day what we're

talking about is the Taliban...

with a pipe line

for whatever they want...

to the U.S, nukes, drugs,

bio-weapons, people...

That will be all for now,

Randall. Thanks.

So...

who would be stupid enough

to let this happen?

I thought you people had this

whole area under control.

And Salazar... he's dying.

Numero two is taking over.

Pelon, that piece of work.

If this deal goes through,

that makes him the biggest

drug trafficker in the west,

even bigger

than our buddy, Escobar.

So... huh, now what? This all

sounds like a local problem to me.

No, until 6 hours ago,

it was mine... officially.

Now it's yours.

No, no, I retired in 96.

Whatever, why don't you start

by giving us some idea...

what your units

operations are in this area.

- My unit?

- Hm.

How close are you?

Pelon is a paranoid psycho.

He keeps moving from one

safe house to the other.

He won't be easy to track, but we'll

give you all the intel we have.

So, you have some one inside?

Yes, one, but I'm not

gonna give you that.

Why not?

Too deep, and... besides,

I don't trust you.

So, what's the verdict?

Did you ever nail...

that dirty blonde

with the nice ass?

Just get the job done,

clean, if possible.

Rest.

- Yeah.

- Mark Shields? Crossover.

This bread, is the body of Christ,

and this wine, is the blood Christ.

This bread, is the body of Christ,

and this wine, is the blood Christ.

This bread, is the body of Christ,

and this wine, is the blood Christ.

This bread...

is the body of Christ,

and this wine,

o sangue de Cristo.

This bread, is the body of Christ,

and this wine, is the blood Christ.

This bread, is the body of Christ...

You take of that thing

we've discussed?

It's done.

Do you know... the new guy?

What's his name?

Martin.

There's always some new guy, huh?

I took care of him.

That's good.

It's good to get your hands

dirty some times, huh?

Let's go.

...and this wine,

is the blood Christ.

The Arabs?

- On their way to his house.

- What?

Go back to your house.

I'm gonna be a minute.

- Entertain 'em.

- Hey, Pelon...

Damn...

- Can I help you, sir?

- Ola, Marin, Tim Marin.

Yes sir, your room is ready.

Have you, uh... seen this guy?

I don't know this guy.

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Sir Peter Robert Jackson (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand film director, screenwriter and film producer. He is best known as the director, writer, and producer of The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–03) and The Hobbit trilogy (2012–14), both of which are adapted from the novels of the same name by J. R. R. Tolkien. Other films include the critically lauded drama Heavenly Creatures (1994), the mockumentary film Forgotten Silver (1995), the horror comedy The Frighteners (1996), the epic monster remake film King Kong (2005), and the supernatural drama film The Lovely Bones (2009). He produced District 9 (2009), The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (2011), West of Memphis (2012) and Mortal Engines (2018). Jackson began his career with the "splatstick" horror comedy Bad Taste (1987) and the black comedy Meet the Feebles (1989) before filming the zombie comedy Braindead (1992). He shared a nomination for Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay with his partner Fran Walsh for Heavenly Creatures, which brought him to mainstream prominence in the film industry. Jackson has been awarded three Academy Awards in his career, including the award for Best Director in 2004. He has also received a Golden Globe, four Saturn Awards and three BAFTAs amongst others. His production company is Wingnut Films, and his most regular collaborators are co-writers and producers Walsh and Philippa Boyens. Jackson was made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2002. He was later knighted (as a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit) by Anand Satyanand, the Governor-General of New Zealand, at a ceremony in Wellington in April 2010. In December 2014, Jackson was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. more…

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