SEQUENCE 1 ------ SCHOOL OF HISPANIC PHILOLOGY. INTERIOR. ---------- DAY
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Title in black: "The Wonder ELECTIONS."
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SUMMER OF 2007. ELECTIONS TO BE HELD AT THE UNIVERSITY RECTOR OF SALAMANCA. There are two candidates to succeed Don Leoncio, the old professor to leave, DON DON FAIR AND BENIGN. THE STORY THAT ACCOUNT BELOW IS WHAT HAPPENED on that fateful day in the oldest and most prestigious UNIVERSITY OF SPAIN.
Ground floor of the faculty of philology at the University of Salamanca. It's Friday morning and a group of students are watching with frank curiosity, a role that is pinned to the bulletin board. Two other students that have just the faculty, and JOAQUIN RAFAEL, intrigued, come to find out the reason for such excessive interest. RAFAEL ask a girl who is at his side.
RAFAELHey, sorry, all this ,...¿ Why?
CHICAThis paper is a survey that the University has appointed Sigma Dos on elections for Rector.
At that time, Joaquin into the conversation.
JOAQUIN(Ironically)Ah, yes! And who comes out a winner?CHICA(EUFOR)Don Justo is the favorite.
JOAQUIN RAFAEL and twist the gesture at the name of DON JUSTO, but then they spend a wry smile at the girl. JUST DON have been suspended and both have vowed to avenge him, and is confident that they will soon find the formula to do so. Decide to move away from the group of students.Fade to Black Closing.
SEQUENCE 2 -------- campus cafeteria.INTERIOR. DAY .----
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JOAQUIN RAFAEL and after the early morning classes, during recess, they enter the cafeteria.There in a corner, alone and away from a group of rowdy students who are playing cards, is JUST DON. JOAQUIN RAFAEL and approach the teacher and wave. JUST DON is taking a Valerian, leaning on the bar, as Don Leoncio, the outgoing Chancellor, has asked to be in charge of reading a farewell speech and can not hide that is a little nervous.
RAFAEL(Pleasantly surprised)Go! What a nice surprise! If our beloved Don Justo! Nothing less than the next chancellor of the best university in the country.
RAFAEL has gone from the front to greet JUST DON, as Joaquin, shrewdly, has taken a detour through the cafeteria to prevent the teacher will see and has placed behind him, throwing several capsules in the cup he was drinking. DON JUST to be distracted by RAFAEL and turned toward him, no one has noticed this fact.
JUST DONHello, Rafael! What? What a surprise! Not with his inseparable companion Joaquin!
RAFAELWell, it has gone to the bathroom. Apparently, I was very incontinent and could not take anymore, but now come to greet him. Go! I congratulate you.I have understood that is likely to be the next Rector.
JUST DON(Very grateful)Go! And I'm glad to see that you keep me no grudge for having suspended!
RAFAELNo! Not so! Why are we going to be spiteful! That is useless! What we do is study more for you to adopt us.
Joaquin, who is behind DON JUSTO, it devotes to various faces and jokes, but when the teacher warns RAFAEL, rude behavior ceases.
RAFAELOh, look! There is Joaquin! Behind you!
JUST DON JOAQUIN turns and greets.
JUST DONHola, Joaquin! How about these? Is it true what Rafael has told me that you keep me no grudge for having suspended?
JOAQUINYes, Don Justo, yes, indeed.
JUST DONGreat! That fills me with pride! Of pride and satisfaction! You want a drink? I invite you.
RAFAELThis ,..., is no. Do not bother, Don Justo. Right now I remembered that we had been with some girls and we're late. We're going.
JUST DON(Smiling)Ah, rogue! But look what you are rogues! Treat them well, eh!
JOAQUIN RAFAEL and hurried out of the cafeteria after having checked JUST DON Cup is over.
SEQUENCE 3 ----- AUDITORIUM OF THE UNIVERSITY. SALAMANCA. INTERIOR. .----------------- DAY
An hour later, in the hall of the University Auditorium, DON JUSTO available on the podium to deliver his farewell address about Don Leoncio.He was nervous and takes note start but when they finally do, the audience members feel relieved.
JUST DON(Solemnly)Good afternoon, distinguished professors. It is my honor to be asked to deliver a speech of thanks to Don Leoncio, who has devoted many years to this University and, finally retires.Suddenly, at that point just begun speaking, JUST DON stops talking. Is frozen and it becomes the victim of hallucinations and mild dizziness. And, at a given time and without cause, he begins to laugh.Initially, so inaudible but gradually a more clear and transparent. Then, look at Don Leoncio, who is looking serious and very pissed. JUST DON DON believes LEONCIO see motley, with blue pants and plaid shirt with pretty colors and equipped with a red ball for a nose and a curly blond wig.
JUST DONHaha! Are you the best clown I've ever seen in my life! Much better than the TV! What say! Are you a clown and a buffoon unbeatable!
Don Leoncio(Very upset)
But how dare you! Retráctese! Retráctese of what you said now!
But do not JUST DON or DON LEONCIO case, and he continued laughing. At that moment, the two security guards responsible for monitoring the act, intervene, to end this shameful situation. JUST DON arrested and taken away. Then, Don Benigno, with a mischievous smile, takes the stand.
DON BENIGNYes, we will, "take this lunatic out of here! It deserves to be Rector! He seriously injured Don Leoncio! Am I the to continue the discourse.
JUST DON leaves the room, caught by the burly SECURITY GUARDS, struggling with them, while a teacher turned to him, criticizing his attitude.However, the silence returns to take over the auditorium, with Don Benigno for silence and gently moving their hands up and down and backwards, preparing to speak.
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SEQUENCE 4 ---- Faculty of Philology. INTERIOR.DAY .----
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Black text on: "The next day ..."
The next day, there are quite a stir in the faculty of philology in their classrooms, in their lobbies.Despite that, finishing the speech of thanks to Don Leoncio Don Benigno, they tried that what happened to JUST DON not leave those four walls, could not avoid the unfortunate action of the latter spread to the four winds and some student teachers have been leaked to the show organized by the hitherto considered serious and meticulous teacher of language and Spanish literature. DON LEONCIO go in person to the right to try to appease the staff. JUST DON, which has become a very bad night, after recovering from the effects of the pills and slowly retrace his unfortunate intervention, go to the School and, just to see Don Leoncio is set to follow as if a man possessed, trying to convince him to stop talking to him, to express its sincere regret for what happened, but DON LEONCIO, very angry, does not want to see his face or hear him speak.
JUST DON(Supplicant)Don Leoncio, please, I have to listen. I do not know what happened to me. I have to forgive.
Don Leoncio(Mosqueado and disgusted)
Leave me alone! Leave me alone and stop following me! Go! Go to hell! I do not need your admiration or devotion at all!
But Don Leoncio must hear, must ...!
Don Leoncio, tired of their darling until recently and candidate for chancellor and preferred successor, quickly rushes to the door out of college, deaf to JUST DON requirements.
5 ------- SEQUENCE OF THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS. EXTERIOR. ----- DAY
DON LEONCIO it travels faster than his age allows the campus and DON JUSTO, inaccessible to despondency, his heels. DON LEONCIO to look back and see it, press the pace, heading towards the right chemistry.
But leave me alone already, man! Leave me alone!
No, please! Listen! We must listen to me! I suspect that someone has made a bad move in some way!I can not lose the election because of what happened yesterday! I do not deserve! Also, I am who I can best represent the interests of the University!
It has nothing to do, buddy! You will be thrashing at the polls! Did you know? I'll tell you one thing, trust me!
DON LEONCIO pauses, turns and looks straight ahead, frankly, JUST DON.
I advise you to retire. Will make a terrible fool.Fold. I have nothing to say. Goodbye.
But Don Leoncio, ... No, no go! At least tell me where it goes!
To see Don Benito and congratulate him on his behavior and his speech yesterday. Oh, and of course! Also to congratulate him on his victory in the election! While not the Chancellor that I had wished for this distinguished University!
Wait for me! Wait for me, Don Leoncio, I accompany him!
SEQUENCE 6 -------- GROUND FLOOR OF THE SCHOOL OF CHEMICAL SCIENCES. INTERIOR.---------- DAY
DON LEONCIO enters the School of Chemical Sciences. There are now eight o'clock in the afternoon. Virtually all students have gone home and only left some staff in the building. DON LEONCIO interrogates one of them, who is the goalkeeper.
Hello! Can you tell me where is Don Benigno?
Well I think he's in his office, Mr. Rector.
Thank you very much. Hey, Do you see this man who is accessing the building now?
Yes, yes! Not the famous language arts teacher Don Justo? Does that put him yesterday fell from a donkey?
The same! The same dress and shoes! Please retain you please! Do not leave me alone!
Sure! Their prayers are orders to me, Don Leoncio!
Thank you! I'll tell the next president, Don Benigno, who appropriately rewards! By the way, what is your name?
JANITOR / JAVIER
My name is Javier, sir.
Javier! Very good! Great! Stop this madman!
DON LEONCIO up to the third floor, where the office is Benigno, while goalkeeper, Javier, is to retain DON JUSTO but fails to stop the craving you have to chase it LEONCIO DON.
SEQUENCE 7 ---- THIRD FLOOR CORRIDOR.SCHOOL OF CHEMICAL SCIENCES. INTERIOR..------ DAY
It is preparing to enter the office of professor of chemistry, but suddenly, he hears voices and laughter, and stopped to listen, very intrigued to find out what the people you're talking at that time Don Benigno. JUST DON, which has been on the heels, reaches its height. DON LEONCIO expresses a gesture of annoyance but, then, asks silence with a gesture. But before they can hear what is said within that office, trying to make sure no one else in the plant and Don Justo goes to the other end of the hallway, where another door that also gives access to the office of Benigno and discovers squatting two students and a recorder are also exercising the noble art of gossip.
JUST DON(Very surprised and quietly)Hey, you two! What the hell are they doing there!
STUDENTS(In unison and very scared, barely able to utter a word)
Nothing, nothing! We passed by and we noticed he was still at this hour Benigno in his office.
What about that tape recorder? Come on, Give it to me if you want me to bring before the faculty to hear and record conversations! And get out of here if you do not want to betray them entering the office of Don Benigno!
Two students move quickly from side to the place where it is located DON JUSTO and carrying the recorder gives.
FIRST STUDENT(Trembling)Tome. Here you are. I promise that we have not recorded anything important.
Okay! Okay! Come, Go away!
Two students resume their march without question anything, turn the corner and disappear from the view of Don Justo. It quickly after examining the recorder, look at Don Leoncio, who is very upset and nervous.
Whose were those two figures I've seen it happen?I have been scared to death!
JUST DON(Reclaiming the serenity)Do not be alarmed, Don Leoncio. Were two students from the Faculty. Yes, more gossip that reporters of a heart. Look, I have requisitioned a tape recorder. We will use us. Thus, if there is any evidence that is revealing, we have no better proof than this. I'm sure Don Benigno is not playing fair.Do you agree with me?
Yes, Don Justo, I agree, but if the conversation between the teacher and the guests is not relevant, I'll make sure that it does not return to their teaching positions. Okay?
JUST DON nods his head affirmatively, by Don Leoncio understand that accepts that risk and then asked quietly with his finger in his mouth.Then starts the recorder.
SEQUENCE 8 -------------- OFFICE OF DON BENIGN. SCHOOL OF CHEMICAL SCIENCES.INTERIOR. .--------- DAY
The conversation played in the recorder's office developed in Benigno.
DON BENIGNHaha! Congratulations, guys! They have been brilliant, brilliant indeed! Haha! What a stupid way to make that Don Justo! And all with a few bars of anything! Haha! Thanks to you I won the election!Now I'm the favorite among my university colleagues and that is priceless! How I can reward them?
Well, see, Don Benigno, would be nice if somehow change our grades achieved in the subject of Don Justo, in Spanish Language and Literature.
DON BENIGN(Rubbing his hands nervously)What! Ratings rigged! Well that's too bad, badly wrong, is illegal. But in the end, do what you ask.Will review your notes electronically and amends!
JOAQUIN(Grateful)Thank you, Don Benigno! Do not expect less from you!At that moment, the recorder stops.Court.
SEQUENCE 9 ----------- THIRD FLOOR CORRIDOR. SCHOOL OF CHEMICAL SCIENCES. INTERIOR. -------------- DAY
JUST DON DON LEONCIO and can not believe what they are hearing. JUST DON directs him a knowing wink to his mentor and makes a gesture, making it understand that it's time to enter the office.
SEQUENCE 10 ---------- OFFICE OF DON BENIGN. SCHOOL OF CHEMICAL SCIENCES.INTERIOR. ------------- DAY
And they do, to the surprise of Professor traitor, Don Benigno, experts in dirty tricks.
Don Leoncio(Very angry and enraged)That is certainly not what I expected from you, Don Benigno! You do not deserve to remain part of our community!
At that time, JUST DON rewind the tape recorder and start again. BENIGN DON heard frightened dialogue held with the two treacherous STUDENTS.
DON BENIGN(Supplicant)No, wait, Don Leoncio! All this can explain! All this has an explanation!
No sir! There it is! Let's get out of here, Don Justo!
JUST DONWhatever you say, Don Leoncio
JUST DON DON LEONCIO and left the office of Don Benigno.
SEQUENCE 11. GROUND FLOOR. SCHOOL OF CHEMICAL SCIENCES. INTERIOR. DAY.
And on the ground floor of the faculty agree that the next morning, when polling stations will open one by one denouncing what they heard that day in order to return to change the will of the voters.
Don LeoncioExcuse me, Don Justo. I was wrong. I should have thought more of you.
Not your fault, Don Leoncio. The blame for what happened are Don Benigno and those two students who resent me for having suspended.What we have to do tomorrow is go through each option and explain what really happened on Friday afternoon. But it is essential that you support my argument. And do not worry we have irrefutable proof that they do not lie.
JUST DON pronounce these words lifted a hand and waving the recorder to DON LEONCIO realize that the three conspirators are convicted. Don Leoncio grins.
Absolutely, Don Justo! Do not mention it!Tomorrow will again turn the tables! I'm convinced!
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SCENE 11 ---------- MISCELLANEOUS POWERS.INTERIOR. -------- DAY
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And so it happened. LEONCIO and DON DON JUST PASSED THE NEXT MORNING FOR ALL THE POWERS OF THE CAMPUS, EXPOSING IN ANY AND ALL THAT HAD PASSED THE NIGHT BEFORE. Even the most unbelieving BELIEVED IF YOUR SIDE JUST DON PUT UP THE RECORDER to charge the three conspirators.ACHIEVED AND CHANGE THE VOTE OF THE MAJORITY OF THE TEACHERS. NATURALLY JUST DON WENT AND ELECTED NEW RECTOR, both students and JOAQUIN RAFAEL, AS THE PROFESSOR DON BENIGN were expelled from the university community.
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EL ESCRITOR COMPULSIVO
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