Riders on horseback cross the desert. From this distance they appear to be a company of Army Cavalry Soldiers.
CLOSER ANGLES ON THE RIDERS
Reveal only details of saddles, hooves and uniforms. The riders are silhouetted against the rising sun as they ride into an ancient CLIFF PUEBLO.
The OFFICER IN COMMAND raises his hand halting his troops.
RIDERS climb down from their mounts.
ERIC ROTH & MICHAEL MANN
All we can see is black filling the screen... Black on
INT. A JEEP, LEBANON - DAY
And were in a speeding SOVIET JEEP... Two men in front,
shouldering assault rifles. HEZBOLLAH SOLDIERS... And there
are three MEN in the back. A middle-aged Man wearing a tired
suit and tinted sunglasses trying to hold on. And on either
Rolls into FRAME. A bauble of green and blue and white swirls of cloud cover. The eerie clip and whistle of cosmic rays is drowned out by static and someone singing 몵MY WAY몶 - in Russian.
2 MOVING INTO FRAME - A SOVIET CAPSULE
Gleaming white. Black letters on its side, CCCP. A Russian COSMONAUGHT in his space suit is outside, repairing radio antenna. He몶s the one singing.
3 INSIDE THE CAPSU
Forbidden Planet Script
In the final decade
of the 21st century...
men and women in rocket ships
landed on the moon.
By A.D., they had reached
the other planets of our solar system.
Almost at once there followed
the discovery of hyper-drive...
through which the speed of light
was first attained...
and later greatly surpassed.
And so at last,
mankind began the conquest...
and colonization of deep