V3 for I2

That's Script Synopsis Version 3 for Screener Iteration 2. See Script Synopsis V2 for more elaborate descriptions of what each chunk is about.


Sequence - Prelude

Why Prelude?

Scene • If you could tell yourself something - Once Upon A Time

  • this is a fairy tale, which implies the opposite, no it ain't

Scene • Carnage Theme Park - Armor staging area at Nuke Waste Repository

  • war porn, humor / horror show turning the intensity to 11 immediately

Scene • iRock - Surveillance before mission, see and hear Christina

  • and violations of privacy, (just like the audience by watching the movie)

Scene • Uncle Joe's Hideout - Context

  • merely establishing the location, or something else? Could there be a control panel that UJ touches on his way out? Controlled by the iRock?

Scene • Bicycle Ejaculation - exiting the Hideout

  • like sperm, navigating the harsh inter uterine environment on the way to the egg

Scene • Femur retracted - panel or iRock "Hideout security activated"

  • the whole thing is a sham

Scene • Joe Traveling - depart Hideout

Scene • Road River A

Sequence - Theme Song

Why Theme Song

Scene • Post Apocalyptic Chardash - Flashes of extrapolation to come

Scene • Show Theme FUDIP - Opening Credits + Christina, Gerry and the Big Boat


Sequence - Introduction

Why Introduction

Scene • Road River B - short, hint of teaching
snippet of Arborealists

Scene • People's Poetry Slam - Joe teaches Lena Arborealists + Boxes

Scene • Collapsing wave functions - Christina in her cabin with bubble wrap

+2 Scene • Kidhood flashbacks

Scene • Road River C - longer, more involved.
What's showing up on the road? More time longer poem, the road begins to get interesting. A time unraveling.

Scene • Paul's Pype - The Fungus Box Fusion

Scene • Ring! - Christina is brought back abruptly

Scene • Hello - A re-memory of meeting Roger, the ET

Scene • But... you're Dead - Raising a significant objection

Scene • Just Open the Door - Hero's invitation 1/3

>+3 (I2) Scene • Here I Come - Joe's farewell speech to the Clique Iteration 2

Scene • I'm opening the door

Scene • Best Scenario Yet - Childhood promise

Sequence - ACT I

Why Act I

Scene • Creaky - what's waiting for her out there...

Scene • Can I Come In? - Hero's invitation 2/3

Scene • Check It Out - Joe inserts magic disc

Scene • That's him - Hero's invitation 3/3, "Now?!"

> Scene • Road River C1 - Fauna ("lasers" under Open Season)

Scene • Open Season

Scene • Road River C2 - "scientists are found"

>+2 Scene • Boxes response - Gerry sleeping still...

Scene • Date Dance - recapitulating consumer tropes with costume

Scene • At Gerry's Door - In the hallway, about to knock

Scene • Grown Up Ghost - Reading PKD to young Christina

Sequence - ACT II

Why Act II

Scene • ACT II

Scene • I've been sent by God...

Scene • We Just Have To - Christina at a loss

Scene • Road River

> Scene • Joe's boot hint

Scene • It's God

>+2 Scene • Road River

Sequence - ACT III

Why Act III

Scene • Do It Again

>+3 Scene • Boxes Display Christina (many locations)
"Now be all boxes. Keep Sister Safe."

Scene Spook Office - Uncle Joe, I haven't seen him in days

Scene • This Is Your Uncle Joe

Sequence - Act IV

Why Act IV


Scene • Three Years Later

Scene • Buffalo Joe Traveling 1.0 (No Face)

Scene • Burned boxes +3

Scene • People's Poetry Slam Bonfire



Sequence - Act V

Why Act V

Scene • Buffalo Joe Traveling

Scene • Forest Walking (fallen trees)

Scene • Rowboat - On lake + On river w/Snow

Scene • Buffalo Joe and The Box

Scene • Opening the Cache Guns and Motorcycle, Groovy Cut

Scene • Shaving (darkened corner)

Scene • To the Mountain Top (Dune)

Scene • Negotiating with Veronique

Scene • DOG twins throw down

Scene • BOX monster over hilltop ROARS

Scene • little girl scared, scooped up by her Dad / Uncle Joe

Scene • now she won't remember a thing until her first menses. Heaven help us then

Scene • Credits


Scenes Inventory

Apocalyptic Diversions

  • Heros (4-5)
  • Scene • Post Apocalyptic Chardash (snippets of the above plus)
    • Scene • Return of the Saurians (Joe traveling)
    • Scene • Empire State (leaning in water, skyline under ice?!)
    • Scene • Abrams silhouette (gorgeous tank in sunset, prayer flags in silhoutte, bird landing in silhouette on barrel. or maybe with dragon or terradactyl flyby?)
    • Scene • Saucers face-planted in field with dunes in the distance. Old farmer, "this works pretty good, made it myself." holds home made device with hand lettering "scalar weapon".
    • Scene • skeletal hand with credit cards and a box of twinkies
    • Scene • Melted Cityscape (Skyscrapers like candles, homage to Planet of the Apes sequels. Clay on foam armatures.)
    • Scene • Tsunami Aftermath (Container Ship wreckage with Big Boat) Longer hold, then in the background of big boat
    • Scene • Breakthrough. Something Uncle Joe said to her. We will save the world. You will save the world. Anything else we need to say?

Christina Flashbacks / Re-memories

Joe Traveling



Fade to road. Stuff going by, (the real story) Iteration 2 we plug in the People. For now, placeholders and scenes that describe what he's talking about. Wall Street Under Water, Smart Money, Open Season, Canyon Princess. When switching between Joe and People, sometimes there's interstitial moments and sometimes we go straight to the people gathering.