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Drama Script
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A man is seen sitting at a table with his left hand in handcuffs, strapped to the leg of the table. He is wearing a plain white shirt, with dirt stains and splatters of blood spread across it and his hair is shaggy. There is a single light beaming down on the table and nowhere else, darkness surrounding him. The man looks slowly around the room, looking confused. The man then looks straight ahead where another man (Tom) enters, with a plain folder tucked under his right arm and a coffee mug in the other hand. The second man, a police detective, is wearing black pants, a white work shirt with the back hanging out and a tie, slightly pulled down. The detective sits down and sips the coffee mug, then wipes his mouth and places the mug down beside the folder with the name: Kevin POLLAK written on the cover. The detective opens the folder and begins flipping pages very slowly, and frequently looks back at some of the pages he has browsed. The man continues to look down at the folder for 15 more seconds while Kevin looks around the room nervously.
DETECTIVE
If you are looking for that bloody mirror, then look no further then to your left.
Kevin turns to his left and stares blankly at it for several seconds. Kevin then looks down at his handcuffed wrist for several more seconds. The detective closes Kevin’s folder and sips the coffee mug again. Kevin looks up at the detective and the detective does the same.
DETECTIVE
You are my only witness.
The detective speaking with articulation and of a slow pace. The two continue to stare into each other’s eyes while the detective awaits Kevin’s response.
KEVIN
(nervously) Is that a question?
DETECTIVE
You tell me, Pollak. (sips coffee)

KEVIN
(Frowning) I guess so. (Sniffs) If there’s nobody else.
DETECTIVE
(Smiling) My friend said you were smart. (Opening folder) He also said that you attended Oxley State School, and then went on just managing to study at Reading University where you graduated at a standard grade. You dated Janice Cornish for 2 years until she broke up with you on your birthday. Tst, ouch.
Kevin looks up as the detective takes another sip of his coffee. The two then stare at each other for several seconds before a second detective (Cael) enters the room, placing a plate of donuts in the centre of the table. Kevin looks down at the donuts as the second detective exits the room.
DETECTIVE
Thank you, Detective Rogen. (Grabs a donut)
KEVIN
That your friend?
DETECTIVE
(Chewing loudly) Mmm-hmm, what’s it to you, Pollak?
KEVIN
(Irritated) That’s the son of a bitch who’s been following me for more than three weeks now!
The detective smiles while finishing his donut.
DETECTIVE
Indeed it is. But we have a valid reason for your invasion of privacy. You see, Pollak, we’ve been curious of your daily schedule. (Clears throat) You leave your home at approximately 8:10 every morning, arriving at your place of work, Video Ezy, at 9:00 where you work as an assisting manager to a co-worker who is 14 years younger than yourself.
KEVIN
(Breathing in heavily) Okay, so what? You’re arresting me for what? Working at a video store when you know that I have a double degree in medicine and physics? I’m sorry; I didn’t know you couldn’t do that!
The detective looks to his left at the double-sided mirror and smiles.
DETECTIVE
No, Pollak, that is not why we are arresting you. (Speaking softly)
Kevin grunts and slumps back in his chair.
KEVIN
(Calmly) Then why am I being interrogated?…...

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