In the last couple of weeks i put up theJawseffect fan film in the collaboration team projects at the start of our journey.
Id been planning this in my head for years and wanted to work around the “fair Spanish Ladies” that Quint sung,from Jaws.
I knew i wanted visual references such as the 3 barrels,the beeping transmitter from Mr Hooper…etc.The story has to have a hook,so to speak,the emotion that will enhance story that will enhance the Jaws effects.
So, a father has taken his boy out to the spot where Chrissy Watkins was attacked, on a hired rowing boat,without his wife knowing,(as she is pulling an am shift at a bar and grill in Amity.)and is going out for the Kittner bounty,with an old rifle and a few shells.
Hes tired rowing with no luck on the shark,and is having second thoughts about the shark & the money and his life.As hes looking at his sleeping boy in front of him,he shares his thoughts with his son,on his mummy,how he is trying hard with finding work, but keeps getting knocked back.How although he argues with his mummy,he still loves her,and looking at his son now,hes going to try so much harder,and its all going to be alright.Hes feels more confident in his future as as he starts to row back ,he reaches the bell boey that tell him hes nearly home.
Then as he rows past the bell boey and it fades into darkness behind the boat, he hears it starts to ring.
Ok really. its only going to be about minute and a half monalogue ,and have written what happens when Bruce attacks on the end on theJawseffect thread.
So where on earth does ELVIS the king fit into it,well as i kept thinking over the story about the bond between a father and son (my son Jamie is 5) i keep thinking about the song “MY BOY” and the lyrics of the father talking to his sleeping son about his marriage ,and that hes going to stay because of his son.
so music is a help and my inspiration.
It will need a rewrite but im sure it will work.
Im gonna play it right now,and do a little writeing .