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INTERCUT. EXT AND INT. AMALIA’S HOME. NIGHT


KEITA come towards AMALIA’s home. AMALIA sat on a chair crying her two siblings starred at her silently.

KEITA

(Knocking at the door)

Amalia it’s me open the door… (No one answered) Amalia are you there it’s me your uncle…

DOOR OPEN

Hey don’t cry my girl I’m here okay.

SHE STOOD WHERE SHE SAT TO CRY ON KEITA’S SHOULDER

It’s going to be alright my girl.

AMALIA

They are gone we won’t get a time to talk to them again.

KEITA

(Comforting her)

It’s okay my dear…

NATASHA

Amalia I’m hungry.

KEITA

You’re hungry…

NATASHA

Yes.

KEITA

Okay my dear sit down and wipe your tears I’ll dish for both of you.


SHE SAT DOWN AND KEITA WENT TO DISH FOR THEM VINCENT CAME CLOSER AND LOOK AT HIM SINLENTLY


VINCENT

Uncle Keita

KEITA

Yes my boy.

VINCENT

Why is Amalia crying is everything okay with her?

KEITA

No my boy something bad happens and it’s not good at all.

VINCENT

Something bad? What is it?

KEITA

Sit down I’ll bring your food I’ll tell you everything tomorrow

VINCENT

Okay cool.


EXT. STREETS ROADS. MORNING


Washed and wearing fresh clothes people passing around. It’s early in the buses passes down the streets of shacks and bricks houses kids wearing school uniform walking on a side of the road.


INT. AMALIA’S HOME. MORNING


AMALIA already up busy preparing a coffee for young siblings. The kettle was on. She opens the curtains.


EXT. STREETS. MORNING


KEITA walking alongside the road towards Amalia’s home wearing a long black jacket holding a plastic bag on his hand.


INT. AMALIA’S HOME. MORNING


AMALIA getting cups ready.

KNOCKING AND DOOR OPENS

KEITA

Are you still sleeping?

AMALIA

No I’m already up busy making them coffee.

KEITA

Alright

busy making them coffee.

KEITA

Alright ooh they still sleeping. (Beat)

Take here I bout you some bread and tin stuffs

AMALIA

Thank you…

SHE CARRIED ON WITH WHAT SHE IS DOING TOOK OUT A BREAD OUT OF THE PLASTIC TO CUT SLICES KEITA SAT NEXT TO HER. THERE IS AN AWKWARD SILENCE

KEITA

How do you feel?

AMALIA

It’s difficult for me I couldn’t able to sleep last night it’s like I’m dreaming I can’t believe that mom and dad are killed just like that Natasha did ask me yesterday about when mom and dad coming home before I see that… now what I’m going to say to her uncle…?

KEITA

I know it’s very hard for you my girl but know that I’m here for both of you.

AMALIA

I thought that country is a very country where people live in peace but no I was fooling myself… look how they killed my both parents.

 KEITA

I thought so too but won’t know when our time arrive and every country has its own problems

AMALIA

But God can’t choose a person to kill another person that one I disagree with it… and when you look it’s not like my parents went there illegally they went there with a proper papers… we were depending from what they are sending from there now what are we going to depend on? I’m supposed to be a mother and father to my siblings.

KEITA

I know that it’s hard for both of us what I want to say to you is that know that we are here for both of you we’ll go together in this difficult time… (Pause) just finish there I’ll go wake them up.

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