The Passion and The Beat

Batovision's newest film in developement!

A stark romantic musical about a lady jazz singer and a punk rocker with multi personalities
"The Passion" is a musical treatment of how music transcends cultural boundaries,
and evolves into new forms

CHARACTERS

Shazz.....beautiful jazz singer, tall, well proportioned, soft spoken, smiles a lot, always dressed very feminine

Laney...... sharp and sarcastic friend of Shazz, not pretty

Mann......punker with mexican, japanese, and british personalities due to three fathers he had.

DAVE........soft spoken grimy looking anarchist type

SCENES

1. nightime driving scenes, street sings, [ominous music - soundtrack cut 1]

2. MANN and DAVE walk up a street and into a cafe where a jazz singer is performing....... she sings a song and Mann catches her eye.... after she sings she comes over, they whisper into each others ears and walk out together....[fade to black]{SONG -I'll Show YA}
DIALOG - I NEED TO SHOW YOU A BEAT

3. Sunshiney, sun comes up, the front of her house, the sound of a telephone ringing..... she reaches over in bed for the telephone and answers it. Puts it down . Laney is lying in bed with he in the background.....Knock on door.... she looks thru window and its Mann

4. She opens the door, lets him in... then she shoves him against a wall and presses her body into his, just looking at his eyes...... he looks at hers........she gets closer to kiss him, he closes his eyes and she backs off.........she puts her hands on his chest and just smiles at him. she gets closer and he touches her face with one finger on her cheek....... she nibbles his ear, and runs her hands up and down his ribs..... he is biting his lip and squirming..... she looks into his eyes..... he looks into hers, (x3)..... she says lets go , grabs a guitar and leads him outside......... [ slow soulful with slight techno feel]{SONG- "so near"/soundtrack #2}
DIALOG: LET ME SHOW YOU A BEAT.....

5. car is parking at a large beach type park...... her feet come out of one side onto the street and the car door closes...... he comes out of his side... they walk off to large park type beach....... they put out beach blanket..... she starts to play, then give him the guitar to play and they duet,"I'm with YOU" {SOUNDTRACK#3}.......she knocks him down, sits on him.... they stare at each other... she gets closer..... he plays with her hair...she stares into his eyes, he into hers (x2)..... she tries to kiss his lips, he turns to the side of her and kisses he left temple...... she tries again, but he goes to the other side and kisses the other temple.......and follows with light kisses from her temple to her shoulder and back up to the cener of her neckline....... she leans back and lies...... plays with his chin, traces her fingernails on his face..... he tries to touch her lips, but she opens her mouth slightly and does things to his fingertips... his eyes bulge out...... he takes out his finger and she laughs.......... sings another song, "AS IF" [soundtrack#4], as he kisses her hands, follows to her shoulder, thru the rigs, onto her belly where he languishes her bellly button.......she pulls him by his hair, down to her..... they stare at each other... she lets go of his hair.... they get very close........she tries to kiss his lips.... .he moves, but then moves back..... then she kisses him very lightly (butterfly) on t...... he kisses her lightly back...... she kisses harder, deeply....... his hands are spazzing... her hands ore on this thigh....... his eyes open WIDE...... he rolls her over....... kisses he ribs.......he plays a harmonica, her a guitar ( mystery sympny too), sings song "ANOTHER WORLD" [soundrack#5]... fade to black.......
DIALOG: I GOTTA SHOW TONIGHT.... YA GOTTA COME, OK??

6. night scenes..... she walks around a street corner, adjusts her shows, and into a club.... music coming from inside.......MANN is on stage and is finishing a song....... he invites her to stage and they duet a song "Oh Yeah"[soundtrack#7] very obscenely....... she performs acapella "No Way" [soundtrack#8]
DIALOG: HEAVY BEAT!

7.scene inside ladies room......shazz and laney talk about the incompatibility and problems of cross culture relations... they argue... they get mad and have a singing fight with the song "How about Me" [soundtrack #9]

8. outside street scene......mann and dave talk.....dave goes inside the club..... shazz comes out.... they hold hands..... she leans to him... kisses him...... they skip around.....DIALOG: SEE YA