Angie and Vince both went to the same regional high school, were champs in the local spelling bee and were supposed to go to the high school formal together. Both left mysteriously for the big city, and both feel they have fallen from grace for different reasons. When they meet up by accident while stuck in a department store lift, they exchange the truth about why they left, share dark intimacies, and grapple with their sense of identity and the possibility of return.

  • drama
  • 40
  • 2 total
  • 1 female identifying, 1 male identifying
  • women
  • 18+
  • young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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EXTRACT: Then the drive home and it's dark and the rain smells foul - like horse shit or blood and bone - The devil is in my soul and I know God is looking at me and I know he is damning me to hell. Maybe I'm already dead. (Beat) There's blood everywhere and dad keeps telling me not to mess up the car. But it's all over everything, and it's getting into the cracks of the vinyl. (Beat). I can only see in black and white and red.

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