Just Like Molly
A silent film
INT. CHILD’S PLAYROOM. DAY
We see a set up of dolls and puppets on the floor of a child's room. A number of puppets and dolls sit in chairs facing a miniature stage. Among them is a blond haired Barbie doll and the puppet of a man dressed in gray. In center stage, the child positions a dark haired girl puppet. A red ribbon takes the shape of a small bow in her hair. In the back off to the side of the stage, the child sets a dark-skinned boy doll with dreadlocks. The girl puppet starts dancing around the stage in twirls, jumps, and jigs. As she curtsies her finish, the camera zooms in on the red ribbon.
INT. HOUSE. NOON
As soon as the ribbon fills the screen, a hand sweeps it aside. The shot jumps back to reveal a girl absentmindedly fidgeting with a red ribbon tied into her dark hair. She is looking out a window with a slightly anxious look on her face. Outside the window, a front yard is seen with a small tree to the righ