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    straps on his guitar, gives a deft
    signal and–

    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…

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    (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
    long time.

    (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…

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    (120) INT. CLUB — NIGHT

    Prince on-stage SINGING “I Would Die For