Mitosis – Act 1, Scene 16

This scene is part of the first draft of a screenplay I’ve written as part of my Masters. See past days to catch up on the rest of the story. Happy reading.


Daniel has barely walked through the doors when a TAXI DRIVER dressed simply, with a few days stubble on his face runs up to him.


Taxi? Oh yes, but-

The taxi driver grabs Daniel’s backpack out of his hands and runs toward the carpark.

Daniel is shocked for a moment and then starts to jog after him.

The taxi driver leads him to a beat up old car that looks like it should have been put down years ago, with no actual indication of it actually being a taxi. He puts Daniel’s backpack into the boot and then ushers for him to get in. The taxi driver jumps into the drivers seat. Daniel looks at the car warily.

I hate to do this but do you have a licence I could see?

The taxi driver jumps out of the car and hurriedly opens the door for Daniel and continues to usher him in.

In. In.

Well, I’m not sure, I-

The taxi driver gets Daniel into the car and jumps once more into the drivers seat.

Excuse me sir, I’m having trouble locating my seat bel-

The car roars off loudly.

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