FALL FOR YOU
IT HAS BEEN MONTHS SINCE THE RECESSION; A COUNTRY FILLED WITH MILK AND HONEY NOW SUFFERS FOR IT. THE PEOPLE ARE SUFFERING
EXT. HOUSE - DAY
TATTERED - A two yr old baby crying in his mother’s arm. The mother shed tears petting him.
AND OUR LEADERS FIGHT WITHIN THE GOVERNMENT
INT. GOVERNMENT HOUSE – DAY
Quarrels between members in the House of Assembly.
THE WORLD IS BEING AFFECTED AS LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL BUSINESSES FEEL THE HANDS OF THE RECESSION. COMPANIES THAT AREN’T STRONG ENOUGH TO COPE ARE SHUTTING DOWN
INT. BULLPEN - DAY
PEOPLE IN BOARD MEETING leave the meeting quietly in sadness picking their files on the table.
ONLY THE STRONG CAN SURVIVE. ONE OF THE STRONG IS WINIVE - A COMPANY OWNED BY TWO SISTER COUSINS, WINIFRED AND VERA.
INT. WINIVE:CONFERENCE ROOM – DAY
MURMURS IN THE ROOM
WE OPEN ON FOUR FEET ON HEELS. They start to walk in.
THE FEET SEPARATE AND WALK AWAY IN AN OPPOSITE DIRECTION –it’s
WINIFRED AND VERA.
As we all know about Mr Wena, the accountant was sacked this morning because of the discrepancies in the company’s account, we are glad to introduce to you the new accountant, Miss Omone. Miss Omone please introduce yourself to the company.
My name is Miss Joy Omone, the new accountant of Winive.
BUT WHILE THE COUNTRY BATTLES TO SURVIVE, THE TWO SISTERS BATTLES WITH LOVE— IN A VERY UNUSUAL WAY.
Winifred’s eyes stray to the picture on the newspaper in front of her, she furrows and picks it.
IN THE PAPER — CLIVE DANIELS picture
- THE HANDSOME AND RICH NIGERIAN ACTOR, CLIVE DANIELS ON THE
SET OF ‘THE STARS’ AN INTERNATIONAL MOVIE IN CALIFORNIA, USA
- THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY RECESSION IS AFFECTING THE BUSINESSES –
LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL
Winifred smiles passionately gazing at Clive’s picture in the paper, lost in the realm.
Vera notices Clive’s picture on the newspaper in front of her; she smiles with emotions and picks it.
THEY BATTLE FOR A MAN WITHOUT EVEN REALIZING. BUT WHILE ONE IS FOR LOVE, THE OTHER— FOR STATUS.
INT. THE MARTINS – DAY
You don’t love this guy
And I will never love him but does it matter if I’m his wife?
Marriage is not a joke.
Yes it is a status and I have to secure it no matter what? From now onwards call me, Miss Vera Clive Daniels.
ONE WILL DO ANYTHING TO HAVE HIM
INT. THE MARTINS – DAY
All I know is I’m marrying that man no matter what.
(dips crunches into her mouth)
Winifred’s heart skips a beat, she frowns.
And if he doesn’t want to marry you?
He will. Remember I said, no matter what?
(sees their confused look; surprised)
You don’t know what Kubnomi is?
Winifred and Vera looks at each other and at Tina, they shake their heads.
Even an Ibomite fetus knows what Kubnomi is.
AND THE OTHER ONLY HOPES
(tears clouded eyes; soliloquizes)
You don’t know what you’re doing Vera but you’re breaking my heart, I love this guy you wanna play with, I love Clive, I love him so much.
LUCK SHINES ON THEM WHEN THE MOVIE INDUSTRY DECIDED TO BRING UP A PROGRAM CALLED CELEBRITY FAN DATE
INT. THE MARTINS – DAY
Vera enters happily holding TWO INVITES
WHO WILL WIN, DETERMINATION OR FAITH?
INT. THE MARTINS: WINNIE BEDROOM - NIGHT
Winifred is checking out her costumes. She smiles happily with emotions.
INT. VERA BEDROOM
Vera jumps about happily, checking out her costumes. She moves from her closet to her bed back and forth.
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ANOTHER NETBUSTER FROM BLUEGRE FILMS
Winifred gets into the TRAFFIC approaching Clive’s car slowly.
I/E. BLACK INFINITY
Clive sees her and he’s taken by her beauty instantly, he whines his window down and stares at her as the car approaches slowly. Then he immediately picks his phone and SNAPS her just as Winifred looks ahead and drives pass. He could only pick a side of her face.
Cleve’s eyes stray to Winifred and he’s taken by her charm instantly.
Vera sees Cleve
Is that Cleve Daniels, Clive’s father?
Winifred and Cleve’s eyes meet; Cleve greets her with a slight bow, she reciprocates.
INT. CLIVE HOUSE:LIVING ROOM – DAY
Cleve pours wine into the glasses.
You know I met a lady today—well not meet exactly, I just saw her and was taken by her charms
I met a woman today dad, so beautiful and— wait I got her picture on my phone, not her full face but— wait let me go bring it.
INT. TINA HOUSE
Tina and Vera are sitting on her bed, talking
Are you sure about it?
I’m certain I want this, I don’t know about you
You sure there won’t be consequences?
Forget about consequences and let’s deal with the issue on ground.
They stare at each other. Tina looks a bit scared but Vera’s carefree.
EXT. VENUE – NIGHT
The colorful light bulbs in the compound shine on the well-trimmed flowers and make it beautiful.
Many officials and photographers are anxiously waiting outside.
A SUV enters follow by a G WAGON and another SUV.
Cleve and the directors come out of the building into the compound.
CAMERA FLASHES AT EVERY SIDES
Everyone rushes toward the vehicles
The vehicles stop just some steps away from the building. Guards rush down from the SUVs to the G WAGON as the back door opens.
OLAMIDE and ADEKUNLE GOLD the musicians step down.
The officials welcome them, camera flashing everywhere just as
THE GATE OPENS
A SUV, follows by ACURA and another SUV enter.
DON JAZZY and TIWA SALVAGE steps down from the ACURA
INT. INNER ROOM 2
Olamide bursts into laughter
You seriously need nurse alabere
If I get a crying character in the video, I will shoot you all.
Nah, you won’t only cry you’ll go on drip. No be you they sing so so love song before we say anything now you go say (mimics) call me gold I’m made of gold. You’re made of gold? You’re fucking made of gold?! And you need nurse alabere, how the hell will she fucking inject you?
INT. INNER ROOM 3
Don Jazzy walks to the food train with his plate in his hand for more, Tiwa joins him.
At this rate, we are going to finish the food before the supposed fans get here.
Then we’ll sing for them.
INT. CLIVE’S GALLERY
Clive is standing in front of the portrait.
IT’S WINIFRED’S PORTRAIT –the picture he took in the car-
He traces his hand on it with emotions.
I still think this isn’t a good idea. Celebrity Fan Date? Lots of things can go wrong.
INT. INNER ROOM 1
THE DOOR OPENS
And the ushers enter follow by Vera then Winifred
Vera grins at Clive, Clive smiles back and goes to welcome them. He shakes her just as he lifts his eyes and sees Winifred. He froze.
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