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  • Writer's picturePeter K F Cheung SBS

Love It

  1. FADE IN


  2. Act 1


  3. INT. BEDROOM - 10:00


  4. Getting out of bed, PETER sees Kaji, the family pet, is still sleeping in bed.


  5. PETER (V.O.): Has Kaji adapted to our Chinese New Year practice too?


  6. Opening a wardrobe drawer, Peter sees new pairs of socks.


  7. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): I bought them in a shop in Hongdae District in Seoul. I love their colours.


  8. Peter takes out a new pair.


  9. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): I'll wear this pair today.


  10. Checking the pair, Peter sees a slogan: It's lucky to do what u can do.


  11. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): That's insightful - exactly what I feel.


  12. Happily, Peter puts on the pair of socks.


  13. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): We're resuming a New Year gathering this afternoon.


  14. Act 2


  15. INT. DINING ROOM - LATER


  16. Two plates of fried Chinese carrot cakes are put on the table.


  17. PETER: Which is the one made by our elder son's mother-in-law-to-be?


  18. Peter's wife points at the plate near to Peter.


  19. WIFE: The one further away from you is made by my sister.


  20. Peter & FAMILY begin eating.


  21. PETER: One is lumpy and the other is soft. They both taste very good.


  22. WIFE: The ready-made ones can't be compared with the home-made ones.


  23. PETER: What's done with love is always done well.


  24. WIFE: Our elder daughter has sent us an image of a lai-see she got from her boyfriend's Mom.


  25. Peter's wife shows the image to Peter to see.


  26. PETER: It's sophisticated. The lucky bag device is red.


  27. PETER (Cont'd): It has never occurred to me my family member would get a Korean lai-see.


  28. WIFE: Incidentally, I've forgotten how many unmarried children has your elder cousin got?


  29. PETER: I believe they're still unmarried.


  30. WIFE: Oh no, I meant your younger cousin.


  31. PETER: I recall we went to one of her children's wedding banquet.


  32. EXT/INT - RELATIVE#1'S HOME - AFTERNOON


  33. As Peter & FAMILY arrive, they see a welcoming PARTY waiting at the garden entrance.


  34. PETER: Happy New Year to all! I must confess I can't recognize all.


  35. RELATIVE: The new faces are my children's boyfriend or girlfriend.


  36. Later, Peter sees MAN#1 and MAN#2 greeting him.


  37. PETER (V.O.): I recognize one well, but not the other.


  38. MAN#1: He's my elder son.


  39. PETER (to Man#2): Are you taller than your Dad?


  40. MAN#2: A little.


  41. FLASHBACK


  42. INT. RELATIVE#2'S HOME - NIGHT (YESTERDAY)


  43. A WOMAN is talking to Peter, referring to his younger DAUGHTER nearby.


  44. WOMAN: I couldn't recollect who she is.


  45. PETER: Everything changes visually as it ages.


  46. END FLASHBACK


  47. INT. PETER'S MUM'S HOME - EVENING


  48. Peter is chatting with his SISTER, BROTHER-IN-LAW, and BROTHER in the presence of his MUM (92).


  49. BROTHER (to Peter): There's one thing Mum doesn't like about you now - your hair is whiter than hers.


  50. Peter is at a lost for words.


  51. Act 3


  52. INT. BEDROOM - 23:00


  53. Smart phone in hand, Peter is checking the image of a packet in Korean.


  54. PETER (V.O.): What do those larger Korean characters mean?


  55. Using another smart phone's Google Translate camera to focus on them, Peter sees: Love It.


  56. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): To love and be loved is to feel the heart from both sides. To love is what one can do.


  57. Pausing.


  58. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): In love, one becomes courageous and energetic. With such support, anything is possible!


  59. Peter sees Kaji jumping up onto the bed and preparing for her sleeping spot.


  60. THE END


  61. FADE OUT









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