5

EXTERNAL. BREE TAXI RANK. DAY


TAXIS COMES IN AND GOING OUT.


OFENTSE

Monde you have been smiling since our first class till now tell me what’s up man?

MONDE

Nothing is up man…… shouldn’t I be happy?

OFENTSE

Ooh really tell me man what’s going on with you or did Zanele accepted your love.

MONDE

Aaah don’t start now please and I don’t want to hear that name coming out of your mouth again.

OFENTSE

Okay come down man I heard you…… MONDE

Good…..

(Beat)

Hey….. my friend I think I saw a new love…

OFENTSE

New love? So that’s why you smiling like this?

MONDE

But I have problem I don’t know how I’m going to see her because I don’t know where is staying.

OFENTSE

What do you mean? Aren’t you saying you have a new lover?

MONDE

Not yet my friend but the way we look each other there is some connection between us.

OFENTSE

Ooh I see now so who is the girl we talking about here?

MONDE

I don’t know her….

OFENTSE

You don’t know her……

MONDE

Yeah….. But we had a little chat earlier I did tell her my name so when I ask her to tell me her name she smiled at me.

OFENTSE

This is the difficult one how she looks like? Is she tall dark in color?

MONDE

Dark and tall…. She seems like she is not from here.

OFENTSE

Are you not talk about thatgirl who was speaking on a radio last night…..? Let me show you her picture. I’m talking about this girl is the one you talking about?

MONDE

Yeah I’m talking about this girl man do you know her?

OFENTSE

Well I saw her on a television news she is from Zimbabwe…. How are you going to see her?

MONDE

I don’t know man but I’ll make a plan….. let’s get in a taxi there is something that I want to do when I get home.


TAXI RANK GET ALIVE


INTERNAL. SANDRA’S HOUSE. NIGHT


DOOR OPENS AND CLOSED


SANDRA

Here you are come sit next to me I want to talk to you.

AMALIA

Is something wrong?

SANDRA

No no no there is nothing wrong come sit….

AMALIA

Okay what do you want to talk about?

SANDRA

Okay

I was think I been looking for a voice narrator for the documentary so I always listening to your voice it can fit for the documentary.

AMALIA

What do you mean?

SANDRA

What I mean is this I want to use your voice for documentary.

AMALIA

No sister Sandra I can’t do that I don’t know nothing about films and all this stuff.

SANDRA

I know but I’ll show how to do things.

AMALIA

Sister Sandra all I want is job not this thing.

SANDRA

I beg you my girl please you are my last hope.

AMALIA

I’ll do that if you promise that you will help me to find some job…  


INTERNAL. SANDRA’S HOUSE. NIGHT

DOOR OPENS AND CLOSED


SANDRA

Here you are come sit next to me I want to talk to you.

AMALIA

Is something wrong?

SANDRA

No no no there is nothing wrong come sit….

AMALIA

Okay what do you want to talk about?

SANDRA

Okay I was think I been looking for a voice narrator for the documentary so I always listening to your voice it can fit for the documentary.

AMALIA

What do you mean?

SANDRA

What I mean is this I want to use your voice for documentary.

AMALIA

No sister Sandra I can’t do that I don’t know nothing about films and all this stuff.

SANDRA

I know but I’ll show how to do things.

AMALIA

Sister Sandra all I want is job not this thing.

SANDRA

I beg you my girl please you are my last hope.

AMALIA

I’ll do that if you promise that you will help me to find some job…

SANDRA

Okay I promise you.

AMALIA

I’ll do it then.

SANDRA

Thanks I’ll have to talk to my lecture at the campus Mr Swart.

AMALIA

At Wits? All this we going to do at your school?

SANDRA

Yeah….


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