Fragments of Hong Kong


A school girl wanders the neighbourhood planning her suicide, watched by an ambitious young woman being fitted out for her wedding dress, and her political role.

Mrs Ma folds letters on behalf of Chinese dissidents, while a Filipina maid worries that the family is planning to emigrate, but if they are, why is she being sent to buy a car space?

It's been raining for a week and the embankment is seeping.

Fragments is the story of these women interwoven around an inquest at which all but one must testify.

  • drama
  • 60
  • 6 total
  • 6 female identifying
  • women
  • 18+
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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Female | 20s | 3 to 5 minutes
Starts on page 8

EXTRACT: Yes, Mum. I'm here. On time. I don't know, I haven't tried it on yet! She's here. Somewhere. No, she's not neglecting me, just every fitting room is full. All getting their coats made for Toronto. I don't know when she goes. I'm sure she won't emigrate before she finishes the dress.


Female | 30s | 3 to 5 minutes
Starts on page 12

EXTRACT: And just as I nearly finish going through their mail, the phone rings I jump out of my skin ... the grandmother has a mobile. "Corazon! I've left my glasses. I'm in the queue in Western to bid for the car space for your employee. . . how will I read the contract? I can't spend more than half a million dollars, how will I know what I'm signing. . . Hurry. " Ha! Worry for nothing, as if you buy a car park if you're going to emigrate.

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