straps on his guitar, gives a deft
MUSIC. The Band launches into “I Would
Die For You.” Vanity squeezes her way
through the crowd and stands watching
Prince from the wings. He presses his
lips to the mike and SINGS.
The MUSIC continues as we…
(117) INT. LIVING ROOM, PRINCE’S HOME — NIGHT
Prince walks through the LIVING ROOM
slowly, gazes at the smashed table, the
broken lamp and dishes. Every item in
the room suddenly takes on a profound
significance. His father’s slippers
under the sofa, his mother’s knickknacks
on the table, her pen and ink drawings
on the wall. After a moment, he picks
up his father’s slippers, studies them a
(118) INT. BEDROOM — NIGHT
The DOOR opens — a LIGHT snaps ON. He
walks into the room, places his father’s
slippers in the CLOSET. His Mother’s
dress is lying in a heap on the floor.
He picks it up, and puts it away.
(119) INT. BASEMENT — NIGHT
as he descends the steps hesitantly.
The FLOOR is covered with rubble. He
sits on the steps, stares at his
father’s MUSIC on the floor.
“I Would Die For You” continues as we…
(120) INT. CLUB — NIGHT
Prince on-stage SINGING “I Would Die For