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Duke’s Club. From the bar, Duke is watching Terri rehearse ‘You and Me
Against the World’ with the piano player.
You and me against the world,
Sometimes it feels like you and me against the world,
When all the others turn their backs and run away,
You can count on me to stay…
He is deep in thought when Anna walks into the club. Anna slowly walks over
Duke: (finally noticing Anna and smiling) Anna. What a nice surprise.
Anna: Sorry, I didn’t mean to interrupt.
Anna: I really need someone to talk to. Someone who understands that I’m…
I'm really just finding it very difficult being a friend of Frisco and Felicia.
Believing that they’re totally innocent, yet having to do my job at the same
time is driving me insane.
Duke: If anyone understands, I do. Come here.
Anna: Yeah, well, I know.
Duke: Come here.
They walk over to sit at a small table. Anna lets out a frustrated sigh.
Duke: Why do we choose to make our lives so difficult?
Anna: I don’t know. What would you do?
Duke: Sometimes the jobs that we love, they only hurt us.
Anna turns to watch as Terri continues to rehearse ‘You and Me Against the
World’. While Anna is watching Terri, Duke slips something into her hand.
Anna: What is this?
Duke: There are only two sets of keys to my penthouse elevator. I have the
Anna: You want me to have this one?
Duke: (nods) If you’ll take it. Sometimes we all need an island refuge from the
storm. Just a place where… where you can leave the rest of the world behind.
Anna: Oh, I desperately need one.
Duke: I want to give you that island, Anna. You’re the only person I can
believe in… really, you’re the only one that I get hope and strength from for the
Anna: You give me hope, too. Thank you for this and everything it represents.
Duke: Come here.
Duke leans in and kisses Anna.
Transcribed by LWLouie