INT - MR. LOBBS OFFICE - DAY
A handshake is seen. We see two men, both dressed in designer business attire and smiling. We hear the voice of MR. LOBBS, the boss of ALEX ALEXANDER discussing business.
Good work this month. Keep up the good work and maybe you'll soon be working side by side with me...swinging golf clubs.
Both men chuckle. Alex Alexander, a wealthy Art director who has led an easy life due to his job. He has graying hair on the side, and loves to dress up.
Alex walks out of a company building smiling. Above, the company name is seen: Lobbs & Company Designs. He passes by an old lady, very gypsy-looking and weathered. Outside sitting, she asks for a bit of his time.
Are you content with your life? Would you like to find out more?
Alex laughs at her.
He bends over inches from her face.
Get a real job, lady.
Alex steps into his luxury car and zooms away. As he passes, he inadvertently throws his starbucks cup towards the fortune-teller.
Alex brakes and lets the young blonde walk by, despite the green traffic light, and much honking from behind.
Drenched in latte, the fortune teller waddles into her shop.
INT - FORTUNE SHOP - DAY
Inside, it is very dimly lit by a flickering candle. Across the ceiling are hanging ornaments of voodoo. Skulls, bottles, and various scrolls scattered throughout the room.
That man has walked past me everyday for the past 8 years, and not once has he shown any signs of kindness. I'll show him how to appreciate life without more.
The FORTUNE TELLER hovers her hands around a swirling crystal ball. Light flashes from...