I May Destroy You (2020) s01e03 Episode Script

Don't Forget the Sea

Everything okay for you?
Even got your own bathroom.
Two bed, two fuckin' bath.
Jesus is Lord.
Nah, this is mad, fam.
- And this is all
- Expenses.
Is this what the black card
is doing these days?
Just like, "Peww, deposit"?
It's mad.
The privilege
of the underprivileged.
When's my own
privilege arriving?
Oh, Terry, it's here.
It's here.
If anything you've ever written
gets read to an audience,
I better be
performing that shit.
No. Your birth is my birth.
- Your death is my death, G.
- Your death is my death.
I just wanna do what I love.
You do, you did that play.
You were amazing.
- And get paid.
- You did get paid.
I'm gonna need to fuck someone
in this bed.
Will the money people be okay
if I fuck someone in this bed?
Well, they don't know
you're here so, yeah,
they'll be fine.
Yeah. I owe it to the bounce
to fuck someone in this bed.
this is getting uncomfortable.
I need pepperoni.
But who's that?
- Who?
- Him.
- It's the waiter.
- Ask him for a menu then.
Can we get a menu then?
Signorina, the menu
is already on the table.
Don't touch it.
Don't touch it.
Don't touch it.
I'm so hungry.
Don't touch it.
Ladies, hi, you need anything?
Do you need some water?
- Yes, please.
- Yes, please.
What'd you guys take, Molly?
- No.
- No.
- No.
- Oh, no, just happy.
- No.
- Okay, I just thought maybe
So, the best place
to go is the basketball court,
it's really easy.
Just sit there,
and the guy who's got
the really good shit
is like best friends
with my brother.
It's all safe. I promise you.
There you go.
On the house.
- What?
- Rah
Thank you.
I'll get you that water, yeah?
Hmm. Yes, please. Yes.
Jesu Christo B.
God is omnipotent.
So what do we do now?
We just sit.
Well, I'm going to ask
Auntie Google how to say
"can I have some Molly"
in Italian.
- That's a good plan.
- Mmm.
Can I have some Molly
Oh, look,
there's that girl.
Oh, free fries.
Hey, free fries.
It's Mathilda.
Arabella and Terry.
You guys are funny.
Do you need help?
What do you want?
Ah, well, it depends what's
What's there.
That's Biagio,
he's the one who's gonna
sort you out.
So what do you have?
Normal. Ket, coke, MDMA.
- Is that Molly?
- Mmm.
Um, ket, coke, Molly.
- Of course.
- Great.
Mm-mm, girl.
- Expenses. Best life.
- Ah, expenses.
Thank you.
How much?
Thank you.
So there's
a house party tonight.
Maybe take my number
if you wanna come?
- Text me.
- Um, I will.
Excuse me?
Excuse me?
- Can I get your number as well?
- Hmm?
What if I wanna pick up or
You have more than enough
for two.
Who is he to try
and regulate the ting?
I'm done.
- I found some places.
- Mmm.
Uh, Blanco Ristocaffe,
T Caffe,
Ristretto Ostia.
What are you typing in?
Best place to have a cappuccino?
Well, I can text free fries,
she's local.
Nope! She's gonna make us
go to the house party,
and I don't wanna be talking to
basketball players all night.
- I know.
- For my neck to be hurting me.
And for my brain to be parched,
thirsty for substance.
- I know.
- I want quantum physics,
- my height.
- Yeah. You want substance.
Depth, complexity, humility,
my height, my height.
Okay. Well, fine.
We'll go to the cafe.
The ceilings
are usually low there.
And I think they actually do
that on purpose to keep
- the basketball players out.
- Shut up.
It's like a well-known
basketball player deterrent,
- the low ceilings
- Rubbish.
Coke or Molly?
Or their love child?
We can't have both.
Weed ain't even left
my system yet.
Oh, yeah. Mm-hmm.
And Molly would go
quite well with the tones
- of the evening, hmm?
- Mmm.
- Ready?
- Uh-huh.
You're being reductive.
- No. I'm just
- That was
I'm just saying.
Our careers are different.
You put a fag in your mouth
and you sit on a keyboard
- and boom, you're sorted.
- Oh, and I'm being
- Which is great.
- Reductive, okay.
But as an actor, it's different.
Because we are completely
reliant on other
people's choices.
They have all the fucking power,
everybody knows that.
So you don't
You got zero responsibility
over your career? Not a shred?
- Obviously I have a shred.
- Right.
Yeah, exactly.
So that shred is everything.
- Yes.
- Mm-hmm.
- It's hit me.
- Exactly. That shred.
Control what you can,
no more, no less.
Aw, you rolling?
Well, I don't feel anything.
Maybe I sh
- Yeah.
- Ooh.
- We're doing amazing things.
- Mmm.
- You are so uplifting.
- Aww, thanks.
Wow, I said that too nicely.
You really did.
Control your jaw.
Exactly. Control what you can
no more, no less.
- Control your jaw.
- Oh, really?
- What I got to control?
- What?
- I've gotta go!
- Then go!
Get it! Get it!
Get it! Get it!
Sorry, sorry! Yeah, sorry.
Where's my drink?
I forgot.
For real?
Let me go back.
Yes. Right.
Drake. Drake!
I love you.
I fucking love you.
Oh, fuck. Sorry.
Sorry, sorry,
sorry, sorry.
I'm leaving.
- I love you, too.
- What?
- No, 'Bella, I'm leaving.
- They're gonna play Hamilton!
The musical!
Have have you seen my friend?
Have you seen my friend?
Have you seen my friend?
- No.
- Terry?
Continue straight.
In 400 meters, exit left.
Take the first left.
Wow, you're beautiful.
What's your name?
My name is Giovanni.
I like Mountain Dew.
Mountain Dew,
it's an American soft drink.
The original formula
was made in 1940,
and, uh, they revised
the formula in 1958.
- Are you crazy?
- No,
but I could do
with some company.
You look for your friend?
So, are you from America?
- London.
- London? Really?
You beautiful.
And what are you doing here?
I'm working here.
I'm a writer,
I just like
to go away sometimes.
Feel a different energy.
You wanna feel my energy?
Come on.
What are you drinking?
- G&T.
- G&T.
- Okay, I'll be back.
- Okay.
Do I get a dance, too?
Oh, pardon,
I just couldn't help myself.
I understand, I'm the same.
- It's still yours.
- Thank you.
In Italy,
it's rude to interrupt a dance.
Now that is correct,
so if you don't mind
I'll have you in my arms
a little longer.
- Where do you live here?
- I don't know.
- It's in my passport.
- Where's your address?
How've you got this song?
You don't know this song.
If you look, I swear to God
I will fucking kill you.
Oh, shit.
If she is not here,
I'm calling the police.
If you do, let me know
so I can get out of here.
Hi. I'm busy.
Ras and clat, hello, gentlemen.
Cappuccino to go?
- Quantum physics?
- I'm busy.
Spooky action at a distance!
Get back, get back.
Go back.
- You all right?
- Yeah.
Yeah. Yeah.
Do you, uh, want a drink?
- Water.
- Water?
I don't drink.
Oh. Oh, no,
what happened?
Nothing happened.
- Okay.
- Sometimes, maybe my birthday,
I will have a drink.
I go to a club,
but I don't do nothing
more than this.
My friends, if we go to the club
together, we leave together.
Oh, fuck.
- Fuck.
- You okay?
I'm on my period.
- It's okay.
- No. No.
I've I've never done it
on my period
with someone who actually knew
I was on it.
- Sometimes you speak so fast.
- No, it doesn't
It doesn't matter,
I'm quite a heavy bleeder,
so I'm just letting you
know that
seeing as you've been
really helpful today. Okay?
Uh, it's, hmm, periodi pesante.
You wanna try?
Yes. Yes. Oh, yes.
- Can I take this out?
- Oh, yeah. Yeah.
- You have a condom, right?
- Yeah.
Woah, what is that?
Oh, it's a blood clot.
Oh. I've never seen anything
like that before.
Yeah, I don't think they're on
the high streets or anything.
Woah. It's so soft.
When it comes out,
can you feel it?
I take us somewhere.
It's not far.
You've done really well today.
Don't hurt me.
That was fun!
Yeah. That was wild.
Yeah, nice to meet you guys.
- Terradat?
- Yes?
We are going out,
you guys are welcome to join us.
Yeah, we're still a bit busy.
- Oh. Okay!
- Yeah.
Black holes, dark matter, bitch.
Get it.
- Have fun.
- Bye.
I'm not proud of my job.
My mother
died of, um, heroin overdose,
and my big sister died the same.
I'm ashamed.
You gotta do
what you gotta do, man.
Daft Punk.
You knows that you knew it.
I was enjoying your dancing.
You're cool, Bella.
- Stop the drugs.
- Oh, for God's sake.
Why have you gotta be
such a fuckin' party-pooper
trying to regulate the tings?
Just look at the stars,
it's twinkling, for fuck's sake.
You get in trouble one day,
don't come crying to me.
You don't need
to pretend
to be someone you're not.
When you're here with me,
I give you permission to do you!
Do you have any advice
for focus?
I have a book due.
They have given me a guide
to help me.
Okay, what genre is this?
I've never really spoken
to a brother who is
What? Gay?
Well, we're probably going
to be having sex in a minute.
- Should we do that now?
- Yeah.
You're very sexy, Kwame.
Three, two, one!
Go down, my phoenixes!
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