blackout, scene __:

In darkness, the verdict is heard: "JAROMIR HLADIK, you are sentenced to be executed by firing squad." Cut to JAROMIR in his primitive cell. He is talking to himself. Monologue: "Am I alone in this prison? Is there someone opposite me on the other side of this wall? Or of this wall? Can I be heard by another? Does this make me real? Have I already been executed? How can I escape what seems inescapable? Hello? Can you hear me?" "It is a fact that nothing is ever the way it is imagined to be. My escape will be to imagine every way this execution could be carried out. I must imagine every corridor, every firing squad...."

time of this shot: 5 minutes or more


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