EXT. THE SHEPHERD’S HUT – NIGHT
Peter turns to the thin stream of water trickling out of the crack between two rocks. He reaches out and scratches a bit of limestone from the crack, then he looks at the tips of his fingers.
The priest told me that this
white stuff is collecting in his
What happened to him?
He had a heart attack after they
buried him alongside Michael.
Well … if this white stuff
travels with water, with blood
He does not look at David even once during this conversation. He just stares at the residue on his fingers, once in a while, his eyes look at the darkness.
… and you and I talk and I try
to think of the right sentences
and I feel that I have a lot of
blood in my head. That means I
have a lot of this white stuff
in my head, too, doesn’t it?
It is a rhetorical question and David does not answer.
But when I’m with Anna, I feel
hot blood somewhere else …
well … lower down …
He is so embarrassed that he has to pause. David does not
know what to think and where this monologue is leading.
And then I look at the water.
Where it stands, this stuff
forms tiny stones. The priest
told me the same thing happens
in arteries. That a little stone
would block the flow of blood
and he would die.
He points towards the mountains.
But water that runs fast doesn’t
leave white stones.
When Anna and I talk, all my
blood is in my head … then I
just look at her and it all goes
down there … The blood keeps
going up and down, up and down
and never stops. And I said to
myself, that’s why you have to
talk to clever women that you
desire – that cleans your blood.
He looks David in the eyes for the first time. He is deadly
I saw you looking at Maria
during the film. I’d talk to her
if I were you.