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The Script – Don Diablo – Silence

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1.       The introduction of the song builds up and shows the establishing shot of the protagonist’s house and the camera then slowly zooms in to set the scene of a cosy happy setting.
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Music:-00:00:00:00 – 00:00:05:21

FX
2.       A medium shot then focuses specifically into the door of the house inviting the viewer in.
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Music:-00:00:05:22 – 00:00:06:48

FX: None
3.       The camera then tantilises the watcher by panning upwards into the cold sky and away from the door and what is inside the house.
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Music:-00:00:06:49 – 00:00:09:13

FX: Colour Fading
4.       The camera pans up showing the bright skyline above the house. The title of the song is revealed “Don Diablo – Silence”.
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Music:-00:00:09:14 – 00:00:10:06

FX : – Colour fading
5.       The sky then starts to change colour ominously as an FX asteroid falls from the sky behind the title of the song, brightens the sky and then fades away into the distance behind the song title setting the background to the storyline.
Lyrics: “all mighty thunder come for me at home”

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Music:-00:00:10:12 – 00:00:13:16

FX:-Asteroid
6.       Extreme close-up of the protagonists face with their eyes shut.
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Music:-00:00:13:17 – 00:00:13:18

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7.       Camera zooms out to reveal their whole face.
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Music:-00:00:13:19 – 00:00:14:37

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8.       Camera zooms out further to give a medium shot of more of the protagonist in bed.
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Music:-00:00:14:38 – 00:00:16:06

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9.       Long shot of the whole bed and showing the outside dull skyline which is now in view.
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Music:-00:00:16:07 – 00:00:16:08

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10.   Camera zooms out to show long shot of more of the window and the ominously white skyline.
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Music:-00:00:16:09 – 00:00:17:01

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11.   Camera pans left and zooms in to a medium shot of protagonist’s face and upper half of body.
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Music:-00:00:17:02 – 00:00:17:03

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12.   Camera remains on protagonist as she opens her eyes with her facial expression emerging as shocked and confused as she wakes up and looks towards the window at the eerie white skyline.
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Music:-00:00:17:04 – 00:00:21:03

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13.   Long shot of protagonist with meteor in sky in background with reflection in the window.
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Music:-00:00:21:04- 00:00:21:06

FX: Meteorite
14.   Long shot of protagonist getting out of bed in a hurry and looking at the light outside. The window is behind and a meteor explodes creating shades of light through the window.
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Music:-00:00:21:07 – 00:00:25:05

FX: Meteorite
15.   Camera medium shot to bedroom door.
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Music:-00:00:25:06 – 00:00:25:11

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16.   Protagonist opens bedroom door and camera pans to the left and follows her as she rushes desperately downstairs to find out what is happening.
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Music:-00:00:25:12 – 00:00:30:26

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17.   Medium shot of protagonist at the bottom of the stairs
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Music:-00:00:30:27 – 00:00:30:28

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18.   Camera follows protagonist walking quickly towards the front door in a rush to find out what is happening and to leave the house.
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Music:-00:00:30:29- 00:00:31:43

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19.   Camera pans left and tilts down to protagonists phone.
Lyrics: “I hear the silence now right in my core”

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Music:-00:00:31:44 – 00:00:32:53

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20.   Camera zooms in to close up of protagonists phone as she looks at her texts asking if anyone is alive.
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Music:-00:00:32:54 – 00:00:32:55

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21.   Camera tilts up as protagonist scrolls down phone.
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Music:-00:00:32:56 – 00:00:33:43

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22.   Camera close up of protagonists face and expression of sorrow/confusion as she reads no response to messages on phone.
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Music:-00:00:33:44 – 00:00:34:07

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23.   Camera cuts and returns to medium close-up of protagonist sadly looking at phone

 

 

24.   Camera pans down and zooms in to message “Hello are you alive”, and no-one has replied.
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Music:-00:00:34:08 – 00:00:34:19

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Music:-00:00:34:20 – 00:00:35:12

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25.   Camera cuts to medium close up of protagonists face again for expression of sorrow as she looks at her phone.
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Music:-00:00:35:13 – 00:00:36:50

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26.   Camera cuts to medium shot of front door of protagonists house.
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Music:-00:00:36:51 – 00:00:37:01

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27.   Medium shot of protagonist opening and closing front door, then camera pans to the left as she runs to open the car door and leave the house to find signs of life.
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Music:-00:00:37:02 – 00:00:44:38

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28.   Close up of protagonist getting into the car and closing the door.
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Music:-00:00:44:39 – 00:00:47:05

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29.   Camera fades to black to emphasise eeriness of the silence.
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Music:-00:00:47:06 – 00:00:48:45

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30.   Camera cuts to an a long shot and pans up to an extreme long shot as protagonists car moves further away along the empty road looking for other cars and people.
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Music:-00:00:48:46 – 00:00:49:54

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31.   Camera cuts to an extreme long shot of protagonists car approaching along empty road with cars abandoned and camera zooming in. Camera cuts in time to music timing.
Lyrics: “I hear the silence now from wall to wall”

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Music:-00:00:49:55 – 00:00:53:49

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32.   Camera cuts to open field with an establishing long shot of scenery and zooming out further to darkening skies with hints of meteor white lights.
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Music:-00:00:53:50 – 00:00:56:32

FX: Meteor white lights
33.   Cut to medium shot of protagonist looking sad and looking around.
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Music:-00:00:56:33 – 00:00:57:10

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34.   Cut to protagonist medium shot from a different angle looking around desperate and looking for life.
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Music:-00:00:57:11 – 00:00:57:51

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35.   Cut to protagonist medium shot from another angle.
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Music:-00:00:57:52 – 00:00:58:34

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36.   Cut to protagonist medium shot from another angle.
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Music:-00:00:58:35 – 00:00:58:51

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37.   Camera on medium shot of protagonist with head in hands panning up and down as she is upset.
Lyrics: “Never heard silence like this before”

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Music:-00:00:58:52 – 00:00:59:51

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38.   Cut to long shot of protagonist walking towards the camera through woodland.
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Music:-00:00:59:52 – 00:00:59:23

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39.   Camera zooms in to protagonist for medium shots as she approaches the camera.
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Music:- 00:01:04:16- 00:01:04:17

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40.   Camera close up tilted up shot of protagonists back with glare of meteorite showing behind. Camera zooms out as protagonist walks away towards the light and the image of a white shape starts to emerge in a medium shot.
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Music:-00:01:04:18 – 00:01:04:58

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41.   Camera cuts to an establishing long shot of protagonist, scenery, satellite dishes and changing white skies showing the effects of the meteorite.
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Music:-00:01:04:59 – 00:01:05:00

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42.   Camera zooms out to a long shot following protagonist walking towards the light and the satellite dishes.
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Music:-00:01:05:01 – 00:01:05:51

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43.   Camera cuts to pan left and follows protagonists direction. The establishing long shot shows the desolate surroundings with the glare of the white light in the background.
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Music:-00:01:05:52 – 00:01:08:12

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44.   Cut to medium shot of protagonist and satellite dish as camera zooms out and protagonist walks towards it.
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Music:-00:01:08:13 – 00:01:09:46

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45.   Camera cuts to medium shot of protagonists face as she looks towards the distance.
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Music:-00:01:09:47 – 00:01:12:07

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46.   Camera cuts back to medium shot of satellite dish.
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Music:-00:01:12:08 – 00:01:12:013

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47.   Camera pans down and slowly zooms into a medium shot of sky and satellite dish as lightning effect appears in sky and hits satellite dish.
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Music:-00:01:12:14 – 00:01:13:38

FX: Lightning
48.   Camera cuts to medium shot of protagonist looking upset.
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Music:-00:01:13:39 – 00:01:14:24

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49.   Camera cuts to medium shot of the back of the protagonist as she walks away through the desolate woods.
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Music:-00:01:14:25 – 00:01:16:05

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50.   Camera cuts to frontal long shot of protagonist and zooms in as she approaches the camera.
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Music:-00:01:16:06 – 00:01:17:00

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51.   Camera cuts to long shot of protagonist and pans to the left as protagonist continues to walk away.
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Music:-00:01:17:01 – 00:01:17:31

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52.   Camera cuts to a side medium shot encompassing protagonist and the back of the satellite dishes panning to the left. Camera zooms in as protagonist approaches.
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Music:-00:01:17:32 – 00:01:19:09

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53.   Fading black screen to cut from background of dark woods to change in music and lyrics.
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Music:-00:01:19:10 – 00:01:19:57

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54.   Establishing long shot of “Fairytale Buildings” to link to lyrics and set the scene.
Lyrics:”Fairytale buildings”

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Music:-00:01:19:58 – 00:01:20:00

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55.   Camera zooms out to create extreme long shot.
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Music:-00:01:20:01 – 00:01:20:59

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56.   Camera pans to the right for an extreme long shot of the building and then camera zooms out further.
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Music:-00:01:21:00 – 00:01:23:52

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57.   Camera cuts to a close up of front of building panning upwards to show closer detail and architecture. This invites the watcher to look at the entrance and front door. Camera follows protagonist as she exits the door of the building in an extreme long shot.
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Music:-00:01:23:53 – 00:01:26:54

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58.   Camera cuts to a medium shot of protagonist as she leaves the building and out of shot.
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Music:-00:01:26:55 – 00:01:27:23

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59.   Camera cuts to an extreme long shot as protagonist walks away from the building.
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Music:-00:01:27:24 – 00:01:31:37

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60.   Establishing long shot of deserted car park, protagonist in foreground, bleak scenery with remains of clouds and meteorites in the sky. Camera follows protagonist as she continues to walk.
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Music:-00:01:31:38 – 00:01:35:49

FX: Meteor white lights
61.   Establishing long shot of scenery and view over a lake from a bridge where protagonist walks into a  medium shot of back into camera frame, stands and looks out across the water.
Lyrics: “we stand there for the view”

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Music:- 00:01:35:50 – 00:01:41:56

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62.   Camera cuts to close up shot of protagonists face looking sad and lost.
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Music:-00:01:41:57- 00:01:43:36

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63.   Long shot of protagonist walking towards the camera.
Lyrics: ”The pierce of the silence can you hear it too?”

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Music:-00:01:43:37- 00:01:47:34

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64.   Camera pans to the right for a medium shot of protagonist walking towards the water leaving the viewer anticipating what will happen next.
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Music:-00:01:47:35- 00:01:48:27

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65.   Camera on long shot following protagonist as she bends down to pick something up of the floor.
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Music:-00:01:48:28- 00:01:50:05

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66.   Camera cuts to medium side shot of protagonist as she throws a stone into the calm lake.
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Music:-00:01:50:06- 00:01:51:14

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67.   Medium shot of area of lake where the stone drops leaving ripples in the water and dropping in time to the music segments.
Lyrics: “Is it just silence now?”

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Music:-00:01:51:15- 00:01:55:31

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68.   Medium shot of protagonist walking towards the camera, holding phone and looking sad.
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Music:-00:01:55:32- 00:01:59:21

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69.   Long shot of protagonist walking away under a castle turret where music becomes muffled creating the pretence of the sounds also becoming muffled.
Lyrics: “I never heard silence like this before”

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Music:-00:01:59:22- 00:02:04:50

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70.   Close up of protagonists face looking down at something.
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Music:-00:02:04:51- 00:02:05:40

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71.   Close up of protagonist holding a phone with smiling happy images of her friends in dull, sombre colours. Music is sombre.
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Music:- 00:02:05:41- 00:02:07:01

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72.   Camera zooms in to shot of protagonist and friends.
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Music:-00:02:07:02- 00:02:07:04

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73.   Camera long shot to medium shots as protagonist swipes the image to reveal flashback bright images of her 2 friends laughing and smiling. Music builds to create lively atmosphere and remind protagonist of a happier times.
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Music:- 00:02:07:05- 00:02:11:04

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74.   Extreme camera close up using dull colours focussing in on protagonists eyes to show tears and emotions in reaction to the flashback clips she watches on her phone.
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Music:- 00:02:11:05- 00:02:12:14

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75.   Medium camera shot using flashback coloured images of protagonists friends again.
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Music:- 00:02:12:15- 00:02:19:07

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76.   Extreme camera close up again of protagonists eyes and sombre expression with tears.
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Music:- 00:02:19:08- 00:02:20:09

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77.   Medium camera shot using flashback coloured images of protagonists friends again.
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Music:- 00:02:20:10- 00:02:22:05

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78.   Extreme close up of protagonists eyes zooming out.
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Music:- 00:02:22:06- 00:02:24:27

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79.   Camera zooms out to show more of protagonists face with tear.
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Music:- 00:02:24:28- 00:02:27:48

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80.   Camera cuts to blank black screen creating a deathly ambiance.
Lyrics: ”I hear the silence now”

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Music:- 00:02:27:49- 00:02:30:41

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81.   Close up of protagonist head and reflection in window of buildings as she desperately looks for life.
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Music:- 00:02:30:42- 00:02:34:38

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82.   Close up of protagonists upper body as she turns away in despair from the building. Camera pans left to follow her.
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Music:- 00:02:34:39- 00:02:35:57

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83.   Camera pans up for a long shot of car moving along an empty road into the distance.
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Music:- 00:02:35:58- 00:02:38:36

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84.   Camera cuts right to long shot of car moving away into the distance and showing more of the empty roads. Camera long shots jump, moving car further into distance for extreme long shots.
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Music:- 00:02:38:37- 00:02:44:04

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85.   Long shot of car moving towards camera into extreme close up on left side of car as it moves past and out of camera vision leaving a still deserted road.
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Music:- 00:02:44:05- 00:02:46:23

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86.   Camera pans down and zooms in to the details and textures of the grey road.
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Music:- 00:02:46:24- 00:02:46:33

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87.   Camera cuts in to an extreme close up of the blurry images of a blank TV screen.
Lyrics: ”I hear the silence now”

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Music:- 00:02:46:34- 00:02:48:40

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88.   Camera cuts to a medium shot of back of protagonist in the living room of the house trying to tune in to a TV news channel to find out what is happening. Image on screen echoes the desolate grey road.
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Music:- 00:02:44:05- 00:02:50:59

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89.   Camera cuts to medium side shot of protagonist in despair and pans upwards to see whole of face with top half of body as she continues to try to tune in the channel.
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Music:- 00:02:50:60- 00:02:51:49

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90.   Camera cuts to a medium shot front angle of protagonist continuing to tune the tv, building up the image of her sadness and despair as she throws down the remote control.
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Music:- 00:02:51:50- 00:02:54:30

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91.   Camera cuts to medium shot of protagonist sitting on her own in the kitchen and zooms in to a close up shot of her eating as she looks despairingly out towards the window looking for life.
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Music:- 00:02:54:31- 00:02:59:51

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92.   Camera cuts to a close up side view of protagonist and zooms in.
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Music:- 00:02:59:52- 00:03:02:19

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93.   Camera cuts to an extreme close up shot of a swinging clock pendulum emphasising the silence and ticking of the clock.
Lyrics: ”I hear the silence now right in my core”

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Music:- 00:03:02:20- 00:03:06:21

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94.   Camera cuts to close up of two lit candles representing protagonist’s two friends from the flashback shots.
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Music:- 00:03:06:22- 00:03:10:16

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95.   Close up shot of candles as they are extinguished leaving a trail of smoke signifying the death of the protagonist’s friends.
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Music:- 00:03:10:17- 00:03:15:19

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96.   Camera zooms out and fades the shot to a blank screen
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Music:- 00:03:15:20- 00:03:15:33

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97.   Camera cuts to a digital clock time and gradually brightens the screen to show the year of 2018.
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Music:- 00:03:15:34- 00:03:17:41

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98.   Camera cuts to a black screen with details of director and gradually fades out as the music ends.
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Music:- 00:03:17:42- 00:03:30:03

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