CULLUM: My name is Cullum and I’m … I’m...

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Cullum

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CULLUM: My name is Cullum and I’m … I’m here. Isn’t that enough?

SOUND.

CULLUM: This is my first … I don’t know what I’m meant to … Do I … Are there rules? The guy in the bed next to me says there are rules … in the … There are rules.

DISTORTED VOICE.

CULLUM: My name is Cullum. And I’m - I already said that.

SOUND. DISTORTED VOICE.

CULLUM: Start at the … What’s the ...

DISTORTED VOICE.

CULLUM: My name is Cullum Ryan. And I’m … You don’t say that. You don’t say your …

“This is your life. This is who you are.”

My - I was lying on the floor in this motel room. I was on the carpet … I was …

Michelle. She left me, lying on the carpet in that shit hole. I could’ve …

She’s meant to be my wife!

DISTORTED VOICE.

CULLUM: Then what is it about?

SOUND.

CULLUM: And I don’t deserve this! This … place. There’s nothing wrong with me!

DISTORTED VOICE.

CULLUM: I want this to be over. I want to get out of here.

SOUND

CULLUM: My name is Cullum. And I’m a - It doesn’t matter what I am! I’m … I’m …

SOUND, BUILDING.

CULLUM SLAPS HIMSELF HARD ACROSS THE FACE.

CULLUM: I hate. (SLAP) I hate. (SLAP) I hate!

SILENCE. DISTORTED VOICE.

CULLUM: (BECOMING DESPERATE) I don’t remember where it started!

I was in this motel room.

Lying on the floor.

Michelle is holding this piece of mirror.

Her hand is bleeding.

There’s someone in the mirror.

He’s looking straight at me.

I know that face.

It’s … It’s … me.

And for the first time …

Right down here (HE PUNCHES HIS GUT) I know.

And I hate every single fibre of what I am.

And the only way to escape that feeling is another drink.

SOUND

CULLUM: Is that enough? Can I go now?

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