Group Script

Untitled group story


Street view of house,  camera zooms in to house through a window and revealing the interior where and old lady sits,  her back towards us. Camera zoom slows as we pass through her revealing what she is looking at.
Camera shows us a photo in the old lady's lap,  a photo that she is looking at affectionately.
The photo is of a young boy holding a toy rocket in his backyard.


zoom in to Photo and it begins to animate.
The little boy begins to run from the centre of the shot to the right holding the rocket ship in the air in a way that makes it look like it’s flying


Camera zooms in on rocket after two or three seconds of the boy running and stops when the rocket has become in line with the (daytime) moon.


Boy stops running


Camera rotates and shows us the boy is looking at the moon in amazement (face close up) moon is reflected in boys eyes.


Ball hits boy side the face and knocks the boys of of view, gets up and is several years older


voice cries from off screen, “Sorry”. Boy turns to pick up the ball and proceed to kick it back to stranger.


Camera zooms out and returns to photo album, displays key frames from running sequence as photos leading up to football frame.


Camera rotate and to show the mothers smile,


Mother looks up and onto the wall at photographs that are hanging up.


Camera focuses on one of the hanging pictures, the picture shows us the boy in his teen years, and zooms in to it


Picture beings to animate again


The boy is seen at a science fair, standing beside a NASA presentation and talking to one of the scientists beside the booth. each of them standing on either side of the both


camera zooms in on the exhibition piece between the two people, (the exhibition piece being of a NASA facility with a space rocket behind it)


camera continues to zoom in on the piece and through one of the windows on the NASA facility to display the boy now a young man getting accepted as a fully fledged astronaut.


camera follows man as he walks through a hallway before he pauses at a window on his side and looks at the spacecraft outside (spacecraft looks like the one he played with as a child, with the moon behind it and everything)

the boy then walks in front of the camera, now fully dressed in a spacesuit.


camera doesn't follow the boy but instead rotates into the direction that the boy  is walking and shows us him walking into a bright light. Mission control voice over in the background announcing that a rocket launch will happen.


Fade to white


colors begin to return to screen, this time from a hilltop overlooking the rocket jump


News coverage of event is audible


Rocket takes off, only to explode after a few seconds.


Camera shakes (as if taken aback by the explosion)


News report is equally as astonished


Static begins to cover the screen (like an old tv’s static)


camera zooms out to reveal that what we had just witnessed was an old recording, being watched on the tv. now paused or stopped.


Old lady has fallen asleep on the couch. but we only see the back of her head as we zoom further out.


Behind her on a side table we see a photo sitting on it, the only photo that is not animated and it is a photo of her and the man. the man dressed in his astronaut suit holding her affectionately. next to another photo of a younger her holding the boy in her lap giving him a toy rocket on what owuld appear to be his birthday.


fade to black.


credits.



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