The Loneliest Planet (2011) Script

[*...]

[NO SOUND]

[HEAVY RHYTHMIC THUDDING..., HEAVY BREATHING...]


Man: SORRY, SORRY, SORRY.

Woman: HURRY, HURRY, HURRY.

[THUDDING CONTINUES...]

Woman, shivering: O.K....

OH!

[WATER SPLATTERING...]

[GASPING, SHIVERING]

[CHUCKLES]

[WATER SPLATTERING...]

[MAN REFILLS PITCHER]

AH!

[WATER SPLATTERING...]

[SWING SQUEAKING, AX THUDDING]

[CHILD COUGHS]

[CHILDREN SHOUT, LAUGH...]

Woman: [SPEAKS FOREIGN LANGUAGE...]

[VOCALIZES]

AH, O.K.

O.K.

COWBOY.

[TRIES TO WHISTLE]

[LAUGHS AT HIMSELF]

[TRIES WHISTLING AGAIN]

[CHILDREN WHISTLE TOO]

...AH-NUM-NUM-NUM!

A NUM-NUM-NUM!

HELLO.... HELLO...

GOOD MORNING.

I HAVE TO PAY MY TAXES.

Woman: [SPEAKING FOREIGN LANGUAGE...]


MADLOBA.

Woman: [SPEAKING FOREIGN LANGUAGE...]

MADLOBA, MADLOBA.

MADLOBA. >> DIDI MADLOBA.

AND, UH... [OINKS LIKE PIG]

[IMITATES CHICKEN]

[SPEAKS FOREIGN LANGUAGE]

DIDI MADLOBA.

MADLOBA.

[SPEAKS FOREIGN LANGUAGE]

[DOG BARKS IN DISTANCE]

DID YOU SHIT?

LITTLE GATITO SHITS.

[DONKEYS BRAY]

[CLAPPING]

[SNAPPING FINGERS]

[PIG URINATES]

[LAUGHS] TAKE A PICTURE!

TAKE A PICTURE!

[THUMPS]

CAN YOU, CAN YOU REACH...

CAN YOU REACH HERE?

[MUMBLES]

BUT CAN YOU DO IT LIKE THAT-- YEAH.

YEAH.

[CHUCKLES]

[WOMAN SHRIEKS PLAYFULLY, THUMP]

[CHILDREN SHOUT AND WHISTLE]

Man, drunkenly: NUMBER ONE!

MY FRIEND!

Man: [SPEAKS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE]

...AND YOUR WIFE?

FIANCEE.

WILL BE WIFE.

SHE CAN CARRY?

SHE CAN CARRY, YES.

YEAH, DON'T WORRY ABOUT ME.

NO, I'M STRONG.

Drunk: NUMBER ONE, MY FRIEND!

MY FRIEND... [LAUGHS]

NUMBER ONE.

YEAH.

WITHOUT HORSE, WITHOUT DONKEY, 100 LARI A DAY.

IN SVANETI, IT WAS 60 A DAY.

IN SVANETI, YEAH, BUT HERE'S KHEVI.

YEAH, I KNOW.

LOCAL PRICE.

Drunk: MY FRIEND, NUMBER ONE!

[CHATTER IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE]

WHY DON'T WE...?

CAN WE MAKE IT A LITTLE BIT CHEAPER?

[CAR PASSES]


[METALLIC BANG]

[BOTH CHUCKLE]

[SOFT THUD]

[DOG HOWLS]

Nica: DO YOU WANT THIS?

Alex: YEP.

Nica: [LAUGHS]


SHH.

[GIGGLING, HEAVY BREATHING]

[*..., WOMAN SINGING IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE...]


MADLOBA! >> MADLOBA.

Man: DENVER NUGGETS!

[*...]

Man: [SPEAKS FOREIGN LANGUAGE]

[*...]


[MUSIC CHANGES, MAN SINGING IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE...]


[MUSIC ENDS ABRUPTLY]

[MATTRESS SPRINGS SQUEAK SOFTLY]


[BREATHING MORE HEAVILY...]

[WIND BLOWING, ENGINE HUMMING]


Nica: DIDI MADLOBA!

Alex: YOU SAID "THANK YOU"

TO HIM.

Guide: MADLOVA, THIS MEANS--

THAT'S "THANK YOU".

Nica: [LAUGHS, REPEATS DIFFERENT FOREIGN PHRASE]

[DOG PANTING...]

Guide: BE CAREFUL.

THIS IS NOT PET DOG.

HE CAN BITE.

Alex: YEAH?

Guide: YEAH, YEAH, REALLY.

AND HE HAS... FLEAS.

DIRTY DOG.

Nica: LOOK AT THAT GOAT.

IT HAS THREE HORNS.

THE KING SHEEP.

Guide: MUTANT.

Nica, laughs: MUTANT.

Guide: YOU ALWAYS HAVE A GOAT WITH SHEEP.

GOAT IS VERY SMART AND SHEEP IS STUPID.

AND SHEEP FOLLOW GOAT.

IF GOAT FALL OFF ROCK, SHEEP FALL TOO.

Nica: SO WE ARE SHEEP?

STAMPEDE!

Alex: ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR.

[WATER RUSHING]

Guide: HEY, HEY!

WAIT ME! HO!

Nica: WHAT?

WAIT ME.

GIVE ME RUCKSACK.

NO, NO, NO, IT'S O.K.

IT'S O.K., DATO.

IT'S O.K.

I'M FINE.

[SHOUTS] OH!

[LAUGHS]

Dato: BE CAREFUL!

[LAUGHS]

NO, NO, I'M FINE.

I DON'T NEED HELP, IT'S O.K.

I'M FINE.

THANK YOU.


[LOOSE ROCKS CRUNCH UNDERFOOT]

OOPS!

YOU O.K.?

YEAH, I'M FINE... FINE.

[*...]


[MUSIC ENDS ABRUPTLY]


WHAT IS IT?

VERY NICE STONE.

I DON'T KNOW ENGLISH NAME.

GEORGIAN NAME IS SLALIKVA.

SLALIKVA?

SLALIKVA.

AND IT HELP MANY PROBLEMS.

LIVER PROBLEMS, STOMACH PROBLEMS...

KIDNEYS PROBLEMS.

AND IN ASIAN COUNTRY, THIS IS VERY EXPENSIVE.

$800.

WOW.

AND IT MAKE YOUR SKIN...

VERY GOOD, VERY BEAUTIFUL.

LIKE BABY'S ASS.

YOU CAN TAKE.

THANK YOU.

I JUST HAVE TO RUB IT ALL OVER MY BODY EVERY DAY AND I'LL BE PERFECTLY HEALTHY.

AND BEAUTIFUL.

AFTER SHOWER.

HEY, YOU THINK HE JUST MADE THAT UP?

LET'S SEE.

[LAUGHS]

LICK IT.

LET'S SEE IT.

HOLD IT FOR A SECOND?

COME BACK WITH MY ROCK.

GIVE ME THE ROCK.

[DISTANT THUNDER RUMBLES]


[*...]


[MUSIC ENDS ABRUPTLY]

IT'S AMAZING.

HEY, COME.

ALEX...

THREE WEEKS AND YOU'LL BECOME A BEAR.

I KNOW, I'M GONNA SHAVE IT WHEN WE GET BACK.

HEY, GUYS.

DO YOU KNOW WHAT IS THIS?

WHAT IS IT?

YOU CAN EAT.

EAT, EAT.

GOOD?

VERY STRONG.

MM, IT'S--

NOW WE ARE WAITING TWO HOURS... AND AFTER, YOU DIET.

DIE.

SORRY.

WE WHAT?

WE DIE?

SORRY.

THIS IS JOKE.

THIS IS KHULIAVI FORKHINKALI.

IT'S CUMIN.

[BOTH MUMBLE]


[BOTH BREATHE HEAVILY...]


[INDISTINCT MECHANICAL WHIRRING]

[WHIRRING STOPS]

WHAT IS THAT?


[TUMBLING ALL THE WAY DOWN]

YOU KNOW, CHINESE GOVERNMENT SAY... WE ARE TOO MUCH PEOPLE AND... WE MUST SOME PEOPLE CASTRATION.

BUT... CHINESE DOCTORS IS NOT ENOUGH.

AND COME--

Nica: [GASPS]

Dato: WHAT HAPPENED?

O.K. [BLOWS]

READY?

THERE, NO, A BIT MORE, YEAH, YEAH.

[IN RELIEF] AH.

DIDI MADLOBA.

YOU'RE WELCOME.

YEAH?

YEAH.

O.K.

SO...

SO! [ALL LAUGH]

CASTRATION!

CHINESE CASTRATION!

AND COME GEORGIAN DOCTOR AND HE MAKE...

THOUSAND OPERATION FOR ONE DAY.

CHINESE DOCTOR ASK, "WHAT HAPPENED?"

AND COME LOOK WHAT IS...

AND GEORGIAN DOCTOR TAKE TWO ROCKS AND... ON THE BALLS, PUSH, BAH!

ONE!

TWO!

THREE!

AND SO, THOUSAND.

Alex: A DAY?

YEAH, A DAY.

BUT THEY ASK, "MAYBE THIS MAKE BIG PAIN?"

YEAH, YEAH, BIG PAIN.

WHEN YOUR FINGER...

IF YOUR FINGER COME IN BETWEEN... THIS MAKE BIG PAIN.

BUT THOUSAND OPERATION FOR CHINESE PEOPLE, NOTHING.

THIS WAS NOT ENOUGH.

AND COME GURIAN PERSON, GURIAN DOCTOR.

YOU KNOW GURIA?

THIS IS WEST PARTY OF GEORGIA.

VERY FUNNY PEOPLE, VERY SMART.

AND HE MAKE TEN THOUSAND OPERATION EVERY DAY.

AND SO YOU MAKE BIG PEOPLE LINE.

BEND OVER.

AND PUT BALLS IN... MOUTH.

AND AFTER... ONE PUSH!

OW!

OW, OW, OW AND [VOCALIZES].

VERY CHEAP AND VERY FAST.

BUT THIS IS NOT ENOUGH FOR CHINESE PEOPLE.

THEY ARE TOO MUCH.

Alex and Nica: NINE CHIMPANZEES, 10 CHIMPANZEES, 11 CHIMPANZEES, 12 CHIMPANZEES, 13 CHIMPANZEES, 14 CHIMPANZEES, 15 CHIMPANZEES, 16 CHIMPANZEES, 17 CHIMPANZEES, 18 CHIMPANZEES, 19 CHIMPANZEES, 20 CHIMPANZEES, 21 CHIMPANZEES, 22 CHIMPANZEES, 23 CHIMPANZEES, 24 CHIMPANZEES, 25 CHIMPANZEES, 26 CHIMPANZEES, 27 CHIMPANZEES, 28 CHIMPANZEES, 29 CHIMPANZEES, 30 CHIMPANZEES, 31 CHIMPANZEES, 32 CHIMPANZEES, 33 CHIMPANZEES, 34 CHIMPANZEES, 35 CHIMPANZEES, 36 CHIMPANZEES, 37 CHIMPANZEES, 38 CHIMPANZEES, 39 CHIMPANZEES, 40 CHIMPANZEES, 41 CHIMPANZEES, 42 CHIMPAN--

ALEX, WHICH CAR DO YOU HAVE?

BICYCLE.

ONLY BICYCLE?

NEXT YEAR I WANT BUY FOUR WHEEL CAR.

TOYOTA LAND CRUISER.

OLD SQUARE, YOU KNOW?

AH YEAH, YEAH, YEAH.

MY NEIGHBOR BUY FROM AMERICA BY INTERNET, BUT YOU MUST BE CAREFUL.

BECAUSE SOMETIMES THEY SAY CAR IS O.K.

YOU PAY MONEY.

AND AFTER, COME CAR WITH MANY PROBLEMS.

WITH ENGINE PROBLEMS OR SOMETHING.

I THINK SOME BLACK PEOPLE...

MAKE THIS SPECIAL.

DATO, YOU DON'T SAY LIKE THAT.

I WANT BUY FROM JAPANESE.

JAPANESE PEOPLE, THEY ARE CORRECT.

IF THEY SAY CAR IS O.K., CAR IS O.K.


WHAT ARE YOU...


[BIRD SQUAWKING]

Nica: [IMITATES BIRD]

Alex: [ATTEMPTS IMITATION]

NO-- [CLEARS THROAT]

[IMITATES BIRD]

[*...]


Nica: [BREATHING HEAVILY...]

[DISTANT THUNDER RUMBLES]

CUT IT?

CUT.

BE CAREFUL.

PLEASE MAKE KNOT.

LIKE THAT?

MM-HMM.

THERE?

MM-HMM, ONE MORE.

O.K., YEAH?

[BLOWS]

NICE!

OP, OP, OP, OP, OP, OP.

WOW. [CHUCKLES]

TAKE FOOT... YOUR HAND.

MY FOOT?

HAND.

OTHER HAND?

YEAH.

O.K. >> OW.

NOW YOUR KHATCHAPURI IS MINE.

NO, I EAT LIKE THIS.

[GIGGLES]

O.K., OPEN.

OPEN! [GIGGLES]

WAIT, WAIT!

THIS IS NOT EASY.

WITH THE KNIFE.

O.K.

BE CAREFUL.

CAREFUL.

NOW PUT...

GOOD, GOOD TRICK, NOW PUT IT BACK TOGETHER.

SALVADOR?

YES.

ARMENIA?

YES.

BHUTAN?

NO.

CUBA?

YES.

KYRGYZSTAN?

YES.

SIERRA LEONE?

NO.

TURKMENISTAN?

NO.

ALBANIA?

...COMI.

COMISTE.

COMIO.

COMIMOS.

COMIMOS...

COM-IERON.

CO-MIERON.

COMIERON.

MMM... QUERER.

QUERI.

[CHUCKLES]

QUE--

IT'S IRREGULAR.

AH, SI.

QUISE.

QUISISTE.

QUISO.

QUISIMOS.

QUISIERON.

YEAH.

PODER.

PODE? PUDE?

UH-HUH.

PUDISTE.

PUDO.

PUDIMOS.

PUDIERON.

COJEAR.

COJE.

COJISTE.

COJEO. >> MMM.

COJEMOS. >> SI.

COJEIRON.

BIEN.

EH...

REMEMBER TENER?

TENE.

TENI?

IT'S IRREGULAR AS WELL.

AI!

TUVE.

TUVISTE.

TU... TUVIO?

TUVO.

TUVIMOS.


[BLOWS WHISTLE]


[BIRDS CHIRPING]


[WHISPERS] HEY.

NO.

NICA, NO, HE'S RIGHT THERE.

HE'S RIGHT IN FRONT OF US.

C'MON.

NO.

HE'S RIGHT IN FRONT OF US.

YOU LIKE IT.

OF COURSE I LIKE IT.

I DON'T LIKE IT THAT HE'S--

SHH, SHH.

SHH, DON'T, YOU'RE MAKING ME...

[CLEARS THROAT]

[LAUGHS]

[BIRDS CHIRPING]


"THE MOUNTAINS CLOSE IN MORE AND MORE TIGHTLY AND IT SEEMS AS THOUGH THERE'S NO LONGER ANY HOPE.

ONLY A BIT OF SKY IS VISIBLE DIRECTLY ABOVE OUR HEADS.

IT HAS A DISHEARTENING EFFECT ON US.

WE ARE OVERWHELMED AND KEEP SILENT.

SUDDENLY A SHARP TURN ON THE ROAD.

A HUGE CHASM OPENS UP ON OUR RIGHT AND QUITE CLOSE TO US, WE SEE THE ICE-COVERED PEAK OF MOUNT KAZBEK WITH ITS GLACIERS SPARKLING WHITE IN THE SUN.

IT IS CHEEK BY JOWL WITH US.

PLACID AND TALL, MUTE.

A MYSTERIOUS FEELING COURSES THROUGH US.

THE CLIFF STANDS THERE AS IF CONJURED UP BY THE OTHER CLIFFS.

WE FEEL AS THOUGH A BEING FROM ANOTHER WORLD IS LOOKING AT US.

I SCRAMBLE OUT OF THE CARRIAGE.

GET BEHIND THE FOLDING TOP AND--"

Dato: TSAGLISHVILO!

[ALEX REPEATS]

[NICA REPEATS]

Dato: TSAGLISHVILO!

[ALEX AND NICA REPEAT]

Dato: TSAGLISHVILO!

[NICA REPEATS]

[ALEX REPEATS]

TSAGLISHVILO!

[ALEX AND NICA REPEAT]

TSAGLISHVILO!

[NICA REPEATS]

[ALEX REPEATS]

[NICA REPEATS]

TSAGLISHVILO!

[NICA REPEATS]

[ALEX REPEATS]

[NICA REPEATS]

TSAGLISHVILO.

[NICA LAUGHS]

WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

TSAGLISHVILO THIS MEANS SON OF BEACH.

[ALEX AND NICA LAUGH]

Nica: BITCH!

BEACH IS....

BEACH.

BEACH!

YEAH, YEAH.

I TAKE MY BITCH TO THE BEACH.

Dato: I TAKE MY BEACH TO THE BEACH.

I TAKE MY BITCH TO THEBEACH.

Dato: I TAKE MY BITCH TO THE BITCH.

I TAKE MY BITCH TO THEBEACH.

All: I TAKE MY BITCH TO THE BEACH.

I TAKE MY BITCH TO THEBEACH.

I TAKE MY BITCH TO THEBEACH!

Nica: I TAKE MY BITCH TO THE BEACH!

Dato: O.K., O.K...

NOW WE MUST DRINK.

[NICA LAUGHS]

Alex: THANK YOU.

Nica: AH!

[DATO MUMBLES]

Nica: MMM.

Dato: NOW WE DRINK...

WE DRINK TO WOMAN.

O.K.?

WE MUST STAND UP.

Alex: O.K.

ON THE... NOT... NOT...

SIT DOWN, SIT DOWN.

ON THE KNEE.

Alex: AH, ON THE KNEES.

Dato: FOR...

TO WOMAN!

Alex: TO WOMAN!

YES.

WITHOUT WOMAN, LIFE IS NOTHING.

I CANNOT.

[SPEAKS GEORGIAN]

[ALEX AND NICA REPEAT]

[DATO REPEATS]

Nica: OH-HO-HO-HO-HO.

NEXT LESSON.

I... I TAKE A SHIT ON THE SHEET.

I TAKE SHEET ON THE SHEET.

[CHUCKLES] O.K.

I TAKE SHIT.

Nica: A SHIT. >> SHIT.

SHIT. >> SHIIIT...

Nica, quietly: ALEX.

I HAVE TO PEE.

O.K.

[BEDCLOTHES RUSTLING]

[UNZIPPING TENT FLAPS...]

[URINATING...]


WHOO! AHHH...

WHOO.

ONE, TWO... GOOD.

ALMOST, ALMOST.

PERFECT THROW.

ONE, TWO...

[ALEX AND NICA SPEAK GEORGIAN]

[MEN SPEAK GEORGIAN...]

[ALL SPEAK GEORGIAN]


Alex: DATO?

[ANIMATED CONVERSATION IN GEORGIAN CONTINUES...]

WHAT'S GOING ON?

[SPEAKS GEORGIAN]

[BREATHING HEAVILY...]


[DATO SPEAKS GEORGIAN]

[ALL SPEAK GEORGIAN...]


Alex: NICA?


[BIRD CHIRPS]


[BRANCH SNAPS]


[*...]


[MUSIC ENDS ABRUPTLY]

[MUD SQUISHING...]


I HAVE A ROCK IN MY BOOT.

[PEBBLE CLATTERS ONTO GROUND]

[SNIFFLES]


[ROCKS RATTLE]

AH!

YOU ALL RIGHT?

YEAH.

YEAH, YEAH.

YOU SURE?

YEAH, I'M FINE.

NO, THANK YOU.


[WATER RUSHING LOUDLY]


[WATER FALLING, SPLASHING...]

[DATO SLURPS AND GASPS...]


Dato: HEY! GUYS!

DO YOU WANT TAKE PHOTO?

GOOD PLACE.

Alex: NO, THANK YOU.


[BEDSPRINGS RATTLE]


[METAL CLINKS]

[DRAWER SLIDES OPEN]

[BLOWS INTO IT]


[BLOWS]


[PAPER RUSTLING, CRACKLING]


[BLOWS]

Dato: HEY!

[SPEAKS GEORGIAN]


[MUFFLED CONVERSATION...]


[RAIN PATTERING...]


[COUGHS]

WHERE ARE YOU GOING?

TO TAKE A PISS.

TAKE THE PONCHO!


WHAT DID THEY WANT?


GIVE ME A VERB.

C'MON, GIVE ME A VERB.

ESCUCHAR.

WHAT?

ESCUCHAR.

ESCUCHE.

ESCUCHE?

SI.

ESCUCHASTE.

ESCUCHO.

ESCUCHAMOS.

ESCUCHARON.

YEAH.

GOOD.

HMM.

OIR.

IS IT SMELL?

NO, THAT'S OLER.

OIR IS TO, TO HEAR.

OH, YEAH.

OYE.

NO, THAT'S...

OYE IS LIKE "HEY!"

LIKE, HEY, HEY, LISTEN, HEY.

LIKE, OYE, OYE!

* OYE COMO VA *

YEAH, YEAH.

* OYE COMO VA *

OYE, OYE, OYE.

SO...

OI.

MM-HMM.

OISTE.

O... OYO?

OYO.

OYAMOS?

OIMOS.

OY... OYERON.

YEAH.

YEAH?

YEAH, YEAH.

EH...

YOU WANT ANOTHER ONE?

YES.

HMM.

HACER.

HACER?

UH-HUH.

HICE.

UH-HUH.

HACISTE.

HICISTE.

UH-HUH.

HICIO?

HIZO.

[*...]


[MUSIC ENDS ABRUPTLY]

[STREAM RUSHING...]

WHAT ABOUT HERE?

NO, HE'S GONNA LOOK FOR THE WIDEST PART BECAUSE THAT'S WHERE THE CURRENT IS A BIT SLOWER.

WAIT ME, I GO LOOK.


...KEEP YOUR RUCKSACK LOOSE.

NO BELT.

O.K., TSAVEDIT.

GO AHEAD.

NO, YOU CAN GO.

YOU SURE?

O.K. >> PLEASE.

Nica: OH! [SPLASH]

Dato: RUCKSACK, RUCKSACK!

RUCKSACK, GET!

Nica: GET THE BACKPACK!

[WHIMPERING, SHIVERING...]


[WHIMPERING CONTINUES...]

[FIRE CRACKLING...]

[SPACE BLANKET RUSTLES]


[NICA LAUGHS]

[DATO CHUCKLES]

[DATO AND NICA SING IN GEORGIAN]


Dato: BEAUTIFUL VOICE.

[LAUGHS] NO...

ALEX IS THE SINGER.

Dato: AND BEAUTIFUL GIRL.

[COYLY] OH.

NO, HE'S AMAZING.

HE PLAYS THE GUITAR.

HE KNOWS, LIKE, HE HEARS A SONG ONCE AND HE CAN PLAY IT RIGHT AWAY.

YEAH.

Dato: VERY NICE.

NOW WE TEACH YOU A SONG?

OUR TURN?

AH, THIS IS...

THIS IS GOOD.

...DIFFICULT, VERY DIFFICULT.

SENOR DON GATO. [CHUCKLES]

I GO LIKE THIS TO YOU AND YOU SAY, YOU SAY, "MEOW, MEOW, MEOW."

LIKE A CAT.

MEOW, MEOW?

MEOW, MEOW, MEOW.

YES, O.K.

O.K.

I AM READY.

* OH, SENOR DON GATO WAS A CAT ♪

♪ ON A HIGH RED ROOF DON GATO SAT ♪

♪ HE WENT THERE TO READ A LETTER ♪

* MEOW, MEOW, MEOW.

HA HA, GOOD!

♪ WHERE THE READING LIGHT WAS BETTER ♪

* MEOW, MEOW, MEOW.

[LAUGHS]

♪ 'TWAS A LOVE NOTE FOR DON GATO *

♪ "I ADORE YOU,"

SAID THE LADY CAT ♪

♪ WHO WAS FLUFFY, ORANGE, NICE AND FAT ♪

♪ THERE WAS NOT A SWEETER KITTY ♪

* MEOW, MEOW, MEOW.

* IN THE COUNTRY OR THE CITY ♪

* MEOW, MEOW, MEOW.

* AND SHE SW-- SHE SAID SHE'D WED DON GATO *

[SUDDENLY AN OCTAVE HIGHER]

♪ OH, DON GATO-- [LAUGHS]

Dato: [LAUGHS]

--CRIED SO HAPPILY ♪

♪ HE FELL OFF THE ROOF AND BROKE HIS KNEE ♪

♪ BROKE HIS RIBS AND ALL HIS WHISKERS ♪

* HEY, MEOW, MEOW, MEOW.

[LAUGHS]

Nica: * MEOW, MEOW, MEOW Dato: * MEOW, MEOW--

Nica: * AND HIS LITTLE SOLAR PLEXUS ♪

* MEOW, MEOW, MEOW.

[LAUGHS]

"AI CARAMBA!"

CRIED DON GATO. *

Alex: I'M GONNA GO TO SLEEP.

O.K.?

GOOD NIGHT.

[SPEAKS GEORGIAN]

O.K.

♪ AND SO ALL THE DOCTORS CAME ON THE RUN ♪

♪ JUST TO SEE IF SOMETHING COULD BE DONE ♪

♪ THEY BEGAN A CONSULTATION

* MEOW, MEOW, MEOW.

* ABOUT HOW TO SAVE THEIR PATIENT ♪

* MEOW, MEOW, MEOW.

* HOW TO SAVE SENOR DON GATO *

* MEOW, MEOW, MEOW.

* BUT IN SPITE OF EVERYTHING THEY TRIED *--

IT GOES ON AND ON--

♪ POOR SENOR DON GATO UP AND DIED ♪

♪ NO, IT WASN'T VERY MERRY

* MEOW, MEOW, MEOW.

* GOING TO THE CEMETERY

* MEOW, MEOW, MEOW.

* FOR THE ENDING OF DON GATO *

♪ WHEN THE FUNERAL PASSED THE MARKET SQUARE ♪

♪ SUCH A SMELL OF FISH WAS IN THE AIR ♪ UM... HOW DOES IT GO?

♪ SUCH A SMELL OF FISH WAS IN THE AIR ♪ UH...

♪ THOUGH HIS BURIAL WAS SLATED

* MEOW, MEOW, MEOW.

* HE BECAME REANIMATED

* MEOW, MEOW, MEOW, MEOW.

* HE CAME BACK TO LIFE, DON GATO *

♪ FOR HE HAD NINE LIVES, DON GATO! *

[LAUGHS]

VERY LONG AND VERY NICE.

I AM SINGING ONLY IN MOUNTAINS.

WHEN I AM ALONE AND NOBODY...

YOU SING GOOD, DATO.

MORE CHACHA!

MORE CHACHA.

CHA CHA CHA.

[CHUCKLES]

AH.

SO I SAY TOAST?

TOAST, YEAH, WITHOUT TOAST, IT'S... >> O.K.

NOT POSSIBLE.

SO I SAY TOAST TO... YOU...

AND FOR EVERYTHING YOU TEACH US... AND FOR...

FOR LIFE!

LIFE!

LIFE IS GOOD.

YES.

BUT GOOD LIFE IS BETTER.

YEAH. [LAUGHS]

[SPEAKS GEORGIAN]

[MUFFLED CONVERSATION, LAUGHTER]

[SUNGLASSES RATTLE]

[FIRE CRACKLES...]

Nica: [BLOWING...]


WHEN YOU MAKE MARRIAGE?

NOVEMBER.

OH, GOOD TIME.

WHAT THIS MEANS?

WHAT?

WHAT'S THIS?

TATTOO.

OH, SOMETHING STUPID I DREW WHEN I WAS 18.

AND THIS IS MUSHROOM?

AND WHY MUSHROOM?

MANY OF MY FRIENDS MADE TATTOO WITH BLOOD TYPE, YOU KNOW, IN WEST GEORGIA, IN ABKHAZIA WAR.

MMM.

WERE YOU IN THE WAR?

NOT THE LAST WAR.

BUT I WAS IN '90, '92.

I WANT... DRINK TOAST TO THOSE PEOPLE WHO DIED YOUNG IN WARS.

YOU KNOW, WAR HELP TO DIE YOUNG.

[SPEAKS GEORGIAN]

[SPILLS REMAINING LIQUOR, IT HISSES ON THE COALS]

YOU CAN?

[CLEARS THROAT, SNIFFS]

MANY...

MANY, MANY OF MY FRIENDS DIED.

AND I START TOO MUCH DRINK.

TOO MUCH, EVERY DAY.

AND THIS WAS BIG PROBLEM FOR MY WIFE.

YOU'RE MARRIED?

I DIDN'T KNOW YOU HAD A WIFE, DATO.

I WAS, I WAS MARRIED.

LIKE YOU, VERY YOUNG.

HOW OLD DO YOU THINK I AM, DATO?

I THINK 21... 22.

[LAUGHS] THANK YOU, I'M--

NO, 23 AND O.K.

I'M 30, DATO.

BUT THANK YOU. >> NO, NO.

MAYBE YOU USE GOOD SKIN CREAM.

I KNOW SKIN CREAMS BECAUSE I SOLD BEFORE.

YOU SOLD SKIN CREAM?

AND NOT ONLY SKIN CREAM.

MANY, MANY DIFFERENT THINGS.

FOR EXAMPLE, SOCKS, SOAPS, UNDERWEAR, BRA AND UH...

WOMAN'S NYLONS.

CAR TOO.

YEAH.

IT WAS VERY DIFFICULT TIME...

FOR LIFE.

WHAT HAPPENED TO YOUR WIFE?

I DRINK, DRINK TOO MUCH AND MY WIFE LEAVE ME.

AND SHE'S GOING IN HOLLAND.

AND MARRY.

AND SHE FIND TURKISH MAN.

NOT EUROPEAN, TURKISH, YOU UNDERSTAND ME?

AND, UH, THIS IS NOTHING, BUT SHE TAKE MY SON.

YOU HAVE A SON?

HOW OLD IS HE?

MY SON... [CLEARS THROAT]

ONE TIME SHE CALL ME.

AND SHE HAD PROBLEM WITH THIS TURKISH... GUY.

AND SHE CALL ME, "DATO, O.K., COME, COME AND WE CAN BEGIN EVERYTHING...

NOW."

AND I COME, I COLLECT MONEY, I BORROW MONEY, I TOOK CREDIT.

AND I GO.

I LOVE... I LOVE MY WIFE.

AND YOU KNOW, WHEN I COME, I CANNOT UNDERSTAND THIS WOMAN.

SHE WAS-- CORRECT-- DIFFERENT AND SHE TALK DIFFERENT LANGUAGE AND... SHE HAS...

DIFFERENT MENTALITET.

MY SON CANNOT SPEAK GEORGIAN AND DON'T UNDERSTAND ME.

AND HE, MY SON, HE WAS AFRAID OF ME.

AND I WAS TWO MONTHS IN HOLLAND.

I FIND SOME JOB AND I WORK

16 HOUR EVERY DAY.

BUT WHEN I COME HOME, I WAS ALONE.

NOBODY TALK WITH ME, NOT WIFE, NOT MY SON.

AND I COME BACK TO GEORGIA.

TWO MONTHS.

HMM.

[SIGHS]

DRINK TO CHILDREN. [CHUCKLES]

FOR YOUR FUTURE CHILDREN.

AH.

[SPEAKS GEORGIAN]

[REPEATS]

[LIQUOR HISSES ON COALS]

[BLOWS]

Nica: PROMISE?

[GROANS]

[CHUCKLES]

PROMISE?

CLOSED.

[NICA URINATES]

KEEP THEM CLOSED!

[CHUCKLES] YEAH, NO PROBLEM.

CLOSED.

O.K.

YOU CAN OPEN.

O.K.

ARE YOU O.K.?

I'M O.K.-- OOH!

SO YOUR WIFE, SHE WENT BACK TO THE TURKISH GUY?

YEAH.

SHE WAS GOING TO TURKISH GUY AND, UH, AFTER ONE MONTH, WHEN I LEAVE, THEY DIE.

AUTO CRASH, IN AUTO CRASH.

WITH MY SON.

[CLEARS HIS THROAT]

AND...

AFTER MY WIFE, I DON'T TOUCH WOMAN FOR FIVE YEAR.

AND I COME HERE AND I LIVE HERE IN MOUNTAIN.

I LIKE, THIS HERE IS REAL LIFE.

REAL PEOPLE.

AND YOU CAN UNDERSTAND EVERYTHING, WHAT MEANS.

FOR EXAMPLE, FOODS, WATER AND WARM FIRE.

EVERYTHING.

MAYBE I...

I STAY HERE UNTIL MY FINISH.

[CHUCKLES]

MAY I... KISS YOU?

[LAUGHS NERVOUSLY] WHAT?

WHAT?

DATO! [LAUGHS AGAIN]

"MAY I KISS YOU?"

WHY NOT?

"WHY NOT?"

YOU CAN KISS MY CHEEK.

OR MY HAND, YOU CAN KISS MY HAND.

ONLY HAND?

UH, CHEEK. >> O.K.


[EXHALES SHARPLY]

[SIGHS]


[UNZIPPING TENT FLAP...]

[UNZIPPING INNER FLAP...]

[ZIPPING THEM CLOSED]

[NICA BREATHES HEAVILY]


[BOTH MOAN...]

[BOTH GRUNTING, PANTING...]

Nica: WAIT... WAIT... WAIT...

WAIT, WAIT.

I FEEL PUKEY-- WAIT.

WHAT?

SORRY... [GASPING]

I FEEL PUKEY.

[BREATHES HEAVILY]

[UNZIPPING...]

[NICA COUGHS, RETCHES]

[COUGHS]

Alex: NOTHING?

[NICA COUGHS]

[RETCHES, GAGS]

[BREATHING HEAVILY]

Alex: YOU WANT TO TRY AGAIN?

Nica: [BREATHES HEAVILY]

[GAGS, COUGHS]


[METAL STAKES CLATTERING]

[RIVER RUSHING IN DISTANCE, BIRDS CHIRPING]

[TENT FLAPS UNZIPPING...]

[PACKING BELONGINGS...]

[TENT STAKES CLATTERING]

[ZIPPING...]


[TENT STAKES CLATTERING...]

[BIRDS CHIRPING...]


[SOUNDS OF BREAKING CAMP CONTINUE...]

[ZIPPING]


[BOOTS LIGHTLY STOMPING]

[BIRDS CHIRPING]


[ZIPPING, BAGS RUSTLING]

[BIRD CHIRPS]


[FOOTSTEPS...]