Nowhere Man (2019) s01e03 Episode Script

Chapter 3: Ten Years

1 Checkmate.
Checkmate.
Checkmate.
Told you Xiao Sa won't lose.
Come on, everyone pay up.
Bro, sorry Checkmate.
Sir, something on your mind? No fun playing with you if you're distracted.
How about rock, paper, scissors? Sorry, Xiao Sa.
I've been busy lately.
With what? This charming place is covered with at least 50 cameras.
Feels like they can even see through to my pancreas or my past life.
What could you be busy with? Sweeping the hall.
A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES PRAY HURTFUL CHILDISH REMARKS A MEMOIR FOR MY 50-YEAR-OLD SELF Five, six, seven, eight CHAPTER 3: TEN YEARS Yesterday is A photo hung on the wall Today is The view behind the car, retreating Tomorrow is the alarm clock yet to go off The day after tomorrow is a fading name On a tombstone Yesterday is a photo Hung on the wall Today is The view behind the car, retreating Tomorrow is The alarm clock Yet to go off The day After tomorrow is a fading name On a tombstone No matter how things change Don't become The grown-ups you hate Five, six, seven, squad.
Three, two, three, four - Fuck.
We're dancing like girls.
- five, six, seven, eight.
Four, two, three, four.
The fuck you looking at? Stand up.
From the top.
How do you feel about today Five, six, seven, eight.
Are you angry Or lost Don't be envious about everything others have Because you have something they don't Happiness only Depends on how much do you want Don't care about what you lost Life will find its way No matter how things change Don't become The grown-ups you hate No matter how things change Don't become The grown-ups you hate You see, I'm really enjoying life now.
I even learnt this this How to dance like this I'm just not good at differentiating left and right.
I'm healthy.
Just not good with left and right directions.
I'm good and healthy.
Don't worry about me.
CELL 22.
111 DING CHANG-QUAN Cry if you want to Ignore what others think Pride isn't worth anything Waste your life if you want to Ignore the future Your life is your life Yesterday is a photo Hung on the wall Today is the view Behind the car, retreating Tomorrow is the alarm clock Yet to go off The day after tomorrow is a fading name on a tombstone 168! - Here you go.
- The fuck is this? Fu Xing, candy for you.
Gao, help me distribute the biscuits.
There's more? - 159! - Here! - 111! - Here! I owe you this from yesterday.
All five sticks.
I have some more left.
Let me know if you need it.
OCTOBER 5 JUNE 6 JUNE 4 He turns around and then walks off here.
Someone's calling him from that direction.
Don't be nervous.
We can make a police report first, but it looks like someone he knows.
He doesn't know anyone.
Jiang Tian-you is never late, and I dropped him off today at 7:30 a.
m.
Why didn't you call me earlier? I'm sorry.
Fuck! There is a way to sort this.
I have a way, don't worry.
What way? What ways can people like you have? Cui Cheng-gui There are only a few adults Tian-you even knows.
You suspect me? The first person you suspect is me? Sorry.
But these past ten years, I haven't trusted you again.
The stepdad is here.
Or do you call him husband? Picked an old man so you can't get pregnant? There will be clues.
Who's Tian-you been talking to? Playing with? There are cameras all around this school.
I'll pull up footage from dashboard cameras on every car.
Did you receive any weird calls recently? Hello? Two weeks.
They don't want money.
They want Ding Chang-quan.
Don't do anything stupid! I won't tell you anything at all.
You will, and you will thank me for it.
Ding Chang-quan.
I never believed you killed anyone but you've also never once given me hope.
Now my child is missing.
They want you for the trade.
I can't stop thinking it's because you did kill someone.
I've notified the police.
Please cooperate.
I need to save my son.
Please cooperate.
Thank you.
I hate you.
Tian-you's dirty from playing outside.
Go wash your hands and help me with dinner.
You're back? Where's the child? Now is spring So summer is coming.
It's summer in a few days Ah Quan.
Sun Tzu said it's the most common time for fires to start.
The most common time for fires to start.
Where are my glasses? IN THIS WORLD'S GRAINS OF DUS IS THERE ROOM FOR THE PASSIONS OF MEN? JUNE 8 Hi, Mrs.
Zhao.
Gas company scheduled maintenance.
I need to check with my son.
This is the letter of notice.
Have a look.
I knew it.
North District Gas Company.
NORTH GAS DISTRICT GAS COMPANY CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE 291! 157! Fu Xing.
Your score this time is a mess.
The high and low notes are all over the place.
So you know how to play or not? Thank God I'm talented.
Let me show you the correct one.
It's raining tonight And the wind is chilly Flower petals falling To the ground There's nothing left to say Since we've already separated It'll only make me sadder if I look back Thinking of you all day Even in my dreams The love turns out to be Nothing when I wake When I dream of you My heart aches DETENTION CENTER AGENCY OF CORRECTIONS MINISTRY OF JUSTICE, TAIWANESE FOLK SONGS INTERNATIONAL MIDSUMMER I'm lonely because of you Hi.
Hi.
Taiwanese folk songs.
There's no way young boys like you know them, right? In the summer, the wind is light A boat for two is about to roam the river I have something to tell you But will you say no to me? I have something to tell you But will you say no to me? Don't be so annoying.
Fine.
I don't know the songs.
But I do.
Shall I teach you? Later for the opening song, let's do it light.
That kind of place, better not be too emotional.
Mm.
Have we arrived? Sir, I'm very sorry What's going on? Hands up.
Turn around.
Okay.
Hands up.
Turn around.
Okay.
Hands up.
Turn around.
Okay.
Hands up.
Turn around.
Okay.
Hi, Mr.
Zhao.
Today, I'm very pleased to attend Northern Prison's traditional folk song music concert.
I'm pleased to see the Corrections Department's compassionate efforts allowing the inmates to appreciate our local culture.
Let's welcome the musicians as they perform our local folk music.
Music to help youin your remorse.
Being home is far better than being free.
Repentance is far better than vengeance.
Thank you.
Hello, senior.
Hello.
Sir I can smell smoke! Where? Quiet! Sit down! Sit down! Sit down! Where? Where do you smell smoke? - Fuck you - What are you doing? What's this?! Kneel down! All of you, down and hands on your heads! Down! All of you get down! All of you get down! Safety first.
Don't joke around.
Number off from the first row! - One.
- Two.
- Three.
- Four.
- Five.
- Six.
- Seven.
- Eight.
- Nine.
- Ten.
- Eleven.
- Twelve.
- Thirteen.
- Fourteen.
Fifteen.
- Sixteen.
- Seventeen.
Eighteen.
- Nineteen.
- Twenty.
Fuck you! TAIWANESE FOLK SONGS, INTERNATIONAL MIDSUMMER Home is where you heal the heart Home is where you heal the heart Home is where Where you heal the heart The uniform he's wearing Won't keep his heart from breaking He's just holding the line on this crazy boulevard Come behold the fruits of wrath Breaking everything in its path We're falling fast, we've gone too far Home is where you heal the heart Home is where you heal the heart Home is where you heal the heart Home is where Where you heal the heart LI DE-QUAN WARDEN Good afternoon, warden.
I called just now.
The paperwork is all here.
I just need to talk to one inmate.
That's a pain.
It'll take some time.
I need to get permission from the bosses.
And things are a mess here today.
- Because of the blackout? - No.
Just a fire.
Small one, not deliberate.
The cells were all empty.
The weather's hot.
Something probably just ignited by accident.
Warden, are all the inmates accounted for? All here.
We're on lockdown.
The headcount was done.
If it's possible, I want to meet cell 22, inmate 111, Ding Chang-quan.
Fine.
Go get a queue number from the office.
It'll be fast.
Have a cigarette.
- Teacher? - Okay.
Teacher? - Teacher? - Okay.
It's going well, right? Keep your act going.
Sir.
Please don't hurt our families.
Keep your act going.
Hi, warden.
If you need to smoke, do it in the designated areas.
Sorry, sir.
Teacher Zhao and I are just waiting.
The three of them went to the restroom.
Quan Home is where you heal the heart Home is where you heal the heart Home is where Where you heal the heart The uniform he's wearing Won't keep his heart from breaking He's just holding the line on this crazy boulevard Come behold the fruits of wrath Breaking everything in its path We're falling fast, we've gone too far Home is where you heal the heart Home is where you heal the heart Home is where you heal the heart Home is where Where you heal the heart After all the screaming The hurting and the beating Quiet till we do 'cause we've torn ourselves apart Aren't we all misunderstood? We all think we're doing good I'll shout it out with my guitar Home is where you heal the heart Home is where you heal the heart Home is where you heal the heart Home is where Where you heal the heart Mm Mm All this inner fighting And meaningless dividing Is gonna turn this place into a graveyard We don't seem to understand What we're hurting is our own end Violence always leaves its scars Home is where you heal the heart Home is where you heal the heart Home is where you heal the heart Home is where Where you heal the heart Mm Mm Mm Mm