Good Luck Bangkok Scene 3

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SCENE 3: BY THE COFFEE SHOP

INT. COFFEE SHOP-DAY

The tourist ordered his coffee drink, the pretty barista hands them out, as he was paying, to his shock, Axel just showed up in front of him.

AXEL

So it's me right?

I'm the problem. I knew it

has to be me. Who else?

But I mean, what do

you want me to do?

BARISTA

Can I get your order

sir (To Axel)

TOURIST

(Rushes towards the window

table at the far end of the

shop as soon as Axel

turns to face the barista

and order his drink)

AXEL

Do you have a tea

that can make me 21 again?

I got dumped because

I'm 40, how's that for

a shocker?

BARISTA

(looks at the tourist

who's having his

coffee by the window)

I don't think he's 21

sir. He must be lying.

TOURIST

(Realizes that the barista

and Axel are talking

about him, he hurriedly

drink his coffee)

AXEL

I know...everything is

really a lie.  I don't know

what he wants from me.

I gave everything.

Three years of attention,

three years of love,

three years of me. He used

me. That's what happened.

BARISTA

Maybe you've given

too much.

AXEL

That's what I'm saying.

I've given so much,

like too much.  Nothing

was left for me, except

constant heart aches and

painful memories.

BARISTA

Here. Try this. This brew

might help. (Gives Axel a

tea drink, Axel paid her, she

run it up her cash register)

AXEL

What do you call

this drink?

BARISTA

Realitea, the last three

letters are spelled like T-E-A.

I think that's what you

need to focus on, reality.

Kidding aside, that's mint

mixed with freeze dried chamomile

leaves.

AXEL

Damn right. He's not

for me.

BARISTA

He just left.  (looks at

the tourist who quickly

sneaks out of the coffee shop)

AXEL

Exactly. He just left.

How can he be for me,

when he can't even

commit to stay?

BARISTA

Why don't you get

back at him? If he can

leave you just like

that, then snap him

out of your life, and

just do this (hands Axel

a business card)

AXEL

What's this?

BARISTA

My brother works for

this company that

fixes broken hearts.

AXEL

You mean, that's

what I need, an open

heart surgery?

BARISTA

Not exactly, but this

one I think is way much

better than going

under the knife, frankly

my dear, you need a man.

So relax, drink your

realitea, and go back

to your hotel room,

give them a call.

Trust me, you

won't be disappointed.

Ask for my brother,

Apiwat. He's really good

at what he does. He can

take you the next level

of reality.

AXEL

So Apiwat is like...

a....you know...

BARISTA

Prostitute? (looks and smile

at the next customer lined

up behind Axel, who's in

her 80's)

ELDERLY CUSTOMER

Excuse me young lady,

did you just called me

a prostitute?  I'm certainly

not a hooker. These thingy

here are called class.

(Shows off couple of

diamond rings she had

on)

Axel waved bye as the barista faces the two other older friends who are now ganging up in front of her.

BARISTA

Free coffee anyone?

(shyly smiles at everyone)