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1 JERUSALEM Early in the morning, a priest calls the citizens from the top of a minaret to come to church. CUT TO 2 PRISON/ JERUSALEM PRISONER Aaahhh (Turkish) QUARD Show us how brave you are He says you stole the bread PETER OF DUBOIS It's a lie, I caught him stealing ours QUARD Cut off the infidels hand ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I stole the bread PETER OF DUBOIS That's not true ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY They're not interested in the truth PETER OF DUBOIS But he's lying! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Peter, you'll not life trough it QUARD As you wish, cut the other one's hand off as well PETER OF DUBOIS I'm sorry. I'm sorry Robin. No no! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Puts his hand near the chopper This is English courage Retreats his hand and hits his guards. One of the them fall in the fire This is for five years of hell! AZEEM Behind you!! They attack the guards PETER OF DUBOIS Come on, Robin, for God's sake. Come on! PRISONER Robin, take us with you! AZEEM You can not safe those people, Christian, but you can safe me! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I'm coming AZEEM Christian!! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Why should I? AZEEM For pity's sake. Mine is the sentence of death PETER OF DUBOIS No Robin, he's a Moor, don't listen to him: AZEEM Set me free, I will show you a way out PETER OF DUBOIS Why should we? AZEEM If you do not, we are all dead men PETER OF DUBOIS For God's sake, Robin, they're coming!! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY To the other prisoners I'm sorry AZEEM Hurry! This way CUT TO 3 EXT./ STREETS OF JERUSALEM PETER OF DUBOIS Thanks, I misjudged you AZEEM You're fast with a sword my friend ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Five years I've waited for the smell of free air, that makes a man fast. An arrow hits Peter in the chest Peter, Peter! PETER OF DUBOIS It's mortal, leave me! Give this ring to my sister Marian. Swear you'll protect her for me AZEEM We can not save him PETER OF DUBOIS Swear it, Robin ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I swear it AZEEM They're coming! PETER OF DUBOIS Tell Marian I died a free Englishman ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Peter, Peter.. Peter gets up and attacks the guards PETER OF DUBOIS For England!!! AZEEM Come my friend, make his sacrifice an act of honour. Come now. Azeem and Robin run for the guards on horses Why did you let me free, Christian? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Whatever blood is in your veins, no man deserves to die in there. Some guards pass their hiding place Farewell, my friend, God'll speed your way AZEEM Our way lies together. With the speed of Allah. You have saved my life. Christian. Now I'll stay with you, until I've saved yours. That's my vow. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Thanks, but I go to England. I relieve you of your obligation AZEEM Only Allah can do that ROBIN What if I say no? AZEEM You have no choice. I'm Azeem Edin Bashir Al Bachrim. You may call me Azeem ROBIN Robin of Locksley CUT TO 4 INT./ EXT./LOCKSLEY'S CASTLE, ENGLAND LORD LOCKSLEY Kind Sir, It's rumoured that you fought in King Richard's crusade with my beloved son, Robin. I fear you are returned home to desperate times. When dark forces plot against our absent king. I'm anxious for words of my son. Were you present at his capture near Jerusalem? Do you know the name of the potentate who holds him? Does he still bear me ill will? A little news, please sir. I would give all that I own for his release. DUNCAN Not now! SERVANT Help me, my Lord! DUNCAN You should have waited. I'm sorry you were disturbed, master. LORD LOCKSLEY Duncan, it's alright. Let him go: SERVANT They have taken my Gwen.My daughter.. LORD LOCKSLEY Who has taken? SERVANT Men on horses, in masks. We tried to stop them, but:My son is dead. He's dead! DUNCAN Master, stay. There's an evil moon tonight. LORD LOCKSLEY Never fear, Duncan. The good will overcome. Trust in that. SERVANT I'm sorry, my lord. I had no choice Man on horse takes his mask of; it's the SHERRIF of Nottingham LORD LOCKSLEY You! SHERIFF Locksley: LORD LOCKSLEY The king will hear of this! SHERIFF Join us LORD LOCKSLEY Never! SHERIFF Join us, or die! LORD LOCKSLEY For God and King Richard! CUT TO 5 EXT./ ENGLISH COAST Little boat approaches the British coast, Robin and Azeem and some others are in it. Robin kisses British ground. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Oh, thank you Lord. I'm home! I'm home!!! AZEEM You are strange Christian ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Yes, but I'm free. And now I beg you to free yourself of your vow. Return with the boat. I know how it feels to be so far from your home and family AZEEM Because I love them so much, I cannot dishonour them. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I'd thought you'd say that. AZEEM Azeem's attacked, but wins the struggle No one controls my destiny. Especially not one who attacks with down wind and stinks of garlic. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Come, Azeem. Our fighting days are done. By nightfall, we'll celebrate with my father. You'll understand of course, I had to try. AZEEM I would have succeeded. CUT TO 6 EXT./ ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE Robin and Azeem are walking over a stone wall ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Why must you walk at the back of me? AZEEM In you country, am I not the infidel? It's seem safer to appear as your slave, rather then your equal ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY For an infidel, you have uncommon clarity of thinking. And you'll tell me nothing of yourself. For instance your name; Azeem, what doe sit mean? AZEEM Great one ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Great one? Really? Did you give yourself this name? It was a joke! Azeem the great one! I'm home! Look! Mistletoe. Many maids lost their resole to me thanks to this little plant. AZEEM In my country we talk to our women, we do not drug them with plants ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY What do you know of women? AZEEM Where I come from, Christian, there are women of such beauty. That they can poses a mans mind so, that they would be willing to die for her. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Wait. Was that why you were to be executed? Because of a woman? That's it, isn't it? That's it! AZEEM It is close to sunset ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Who was she? The Mullah's daughter? Another man's wife? What's her name? AZEEM Is there no sun in this cursed country? Which way is east? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Her name AZEEM East?! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Her name AZEEM Yasmina ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY That way! Robin points Azeem to the East AZEEM You are sure? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I would know blindfolded, I'm five miles from home. Was she worth it? AZEEM Worth dying for TRANSITION 7 EXT./ ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE - CLOSE TO SUNSET Little boy is being chased by soldiers and dogs SOLDIER 1 You're dogsmeat, son, you know that? SOLDIER 2 Get down here, you now what you've done. Down! GUY You're not playing by the rules, boy! Deer don't climb trees. Perhaps he thinks he's a gay bird! Shall we teach him to fly? SOLDIERS Yeah! GUY Get him down! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Hold! I'm curious:what man or creature is so fearsome that it takes six men to attack it. GUY This is no affair of yours ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Or are we treating the devil himself? A small boy. A truly dangerous animal GUY He killed one of the Sheriff of Nottingham's deer WULF We were starving! We needed the meat! GUY I advice you to move on, pilgrim, this is the Sheriff's land ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Wrong, this is my land and my tree. So whatever's in it also belongs to me GUY Might I have the pleasure of your name, before I have you run through? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Robin of Locksley GUY Well, well, Locksley. Welcome home! Kill him! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Azeem, it's time to redeem that vow! GUY Release the hounds!! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Get up, Azeem! Points his swords in Guy's neck Now, sir. If you'd be so kind to give me your name, before I run you through: GUY Guy of Gisborne, the Sheriff's cousin. The little bastard was poaching deer ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Poaching? Is it not a greater crime to starve a family? GUY Go on, Locksley, go on ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I've seen enough blood spilled to last two lifetimes. Now get off my land! And tell Nottingham what happens to scum when they pick on small children! And you! (tegen Azeem) you've travelled ten thousand miles to save my life and then leave me to be butchered?! AZEEM I fulfil my vow's when I choose! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY And that does not include prayertimes or mealtimes or any time I'm outnumbered by six to one? AZEEM You whine like a mule. You're still alive! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Have no fear, come down boy. Is it true boy, did you kill a deer? WULF Hundreds of them! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY You've scared him AZEEM Interesting place this England! CUT TO 8 INT./ SHERRIF'S PRIVATE CHAMBERS / NOTTINGHAM CASTLE Guy enters the Sherrif private rooms by climbing some stairs. The Sherrif is in his room with a whore. GUARD Hold on, sir! The Sheriff doesn't want to be disturbed! SHERIFF Cousin. I trust you justify your intrusion with news of profound value? GUY I met a hooded man today who made me warn you not to harm his people SHERIFF Who told you to cover up? His name? GUY Robin of Locksley SHERIFF The prodigal son returns! He's a whelp. This girl could vest him! Put it There! GUY Well, this whelp, has vested four of my men SHERIFF Your men were probably drunk! But you survived, cousin! GUY I've barely survived. He has a companion, a dark skinned foreigner with a dark face of Islam and a Saracens sword SHERIFF Yes yes, I'm sure it would take an army to match these roves Locksley must have visited his manor and find the home fire still burning! CUT TO 9 EXT./ INT./ RUINS OF LOCKSLEY'S CASTLE - NIGHT ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Father?! Father?! Anyone here? Duncan? No:No!! AZEEM Who is it? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY It's my father:Who's there, who's there? An old man appears in the ruins of the castle DUNCAN Master Robin, is that you? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Duncan? DUNCAN Oh, praise thy, I thought that God had abandoned us ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Duncan, my father! DUNCAN It's a miracle: ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Why didn't you cut him down? DUNCAN Never thought to hear your voice again: ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Are you deaf? AZEEM Easy!! Look at him! DUNCAN I would have done it, if I could see. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Who did this to you, Duncan? DUNCAN Guy, Guy of Gisborne:and the SHERIFF and his witch looking on ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Why? DUNCAN They said the Sheriff captured your father worshipping the devil. He has signed a confession before the bishop ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY No, that's not possible! DUNCAN Nottingham declared all of Locksley's land forfeited ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Do you believe the charges? DUNCAN Not even when they took my eyes CUT TO 10 EXT./ IN FRONT OF LOCKSLEY'S CASTLE Robin, Azeem and Duncan knealing around Locksley's grave. AZEEM We must go DUNCAN He loved you 'till the end, young master. He never gave up hope of your return ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I should have been here He called the crusades a foolish quest, he said it was vanity to force other men to our religion. DUNCAN You must (vluchten) now, head south to safety. Gisborne will surely seek revenge ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I hear you, Duncan. To Azeem You should go home. My world is turned upside down here. And I can not ask you to come where I'm going. AZEEM Alone Christian, you'll only get yourself killed. Besides there's nothing left for me to go home to ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I will not rest until my father's revenged. I swear it by my own blood! CUT TO 11 INT./ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE/ CELLAR SHERIFF Mortianna? You called, madam? What do you see? MORTIANNA The son of a dead man SHERIFF Locksley! Does he affect us? MORTIANNA He proceeds the Lionheart SHERIFF If King Richard returns from the Crusades, that could prove a bit awkward. It will suffer the support of the barons. Soon? MORTIANNA Make haste! SHERIFF But my plan, is it still intact? MORTIANNA Aaaahhhh!!! SHERIFF What's wrong? MORTIANNA I've seen our death. The painted man, he horrors my dreams, with strange foreign motifs SHERIFF Locksley's companion! MORTIANNA Kill him, kill them both! CUT TO 12 EXT./ DUBOIS CASTLE AZEEM What is this place? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Peter's home. It's nearly six years since we've left together. We'll find food and shelter here. SERVANT No more beggars ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Tell the lady of the house that Robin of Locksley is at the door. SERVANT Her ladyship is not here ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Is the child Marian at home then? SERVANT Maybe she is, maybe she isn't AZEEM The hospitality in this country is as warm as the weather ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I'm leaving SERVANT Leave your weapons. Just you CUT TO 13 INT./ HALL/ DUBOIS CASTLE SERVANT Wait here ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Right here? CUT TO 14 EXT./ OUTSIDE DUBOIS CASTLE DUNCAN Curse on Moors and Saracens. If not for their ungodly ways, Master Robin would never have left. What kind of name is Azeem? Irish? Cornish? AZEEM Moorish! CUT TO 15 INT./ HALL/ DUBOIS CASTLE SARAH Who are you? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Robin of Locksley SARAH You lie, Robin is dead. Step into the light Turn around ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Am I to dance next? Who are you? SARAH I'm the Maid Marian ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Well, then show yourself, child, for we knew each other well. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY The years have:.been kind SARAH Thank you. With the king away, we must guard us from villainous outlaws, who would kidnap a relative of his. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Surely you can see that I'm not one of those SARAH Perhaps. Now, move yourself from his house. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I would my lady, but I've sworn to protect you. SARAH Protect me? Robin of Locksley was nothing but a spoiled bully. And besides as you can see, we have enough protection. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Marian, wait! You're truly courageous against an unarmed man. (kort gevecht, Azeem probeert de deur in te beuken) DUNCAN Point me towards danger, Azeem. I'm ready! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Hello Marian CUT TO 16 EXT./ DUBOIS CASTLE COURT YARD ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY His last thoughts were of you MARIAN Oh Peter ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I'm sorry, Marian. I'm sorry. MARIAN How do I know you didn't abandon him to save your own skin? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY No one feels his loss more then I MARIAN Well, next time I go to London, I'll be sure to convey your condolences to my mother. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I would think, for your safety, that you would join her there MARIAN No, I have no interest in life at court. All that gossip and carrying favours ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY But you're alone here MARIAN Hardly. These years have left us many in need. Well you and my brother were playing boy-hero Nottingham has plundered the shire. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I see you still have your lands MARIAN Because I give them no excuse to take them As the kings cousin it's my station to look after these people until he's returned ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Marian, Marian! My purpose to come here, was not to hurt you. I swore. I swore to your brother that I would protect you. MARIAN You can not replace my brother ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I do not want to replace him. Marian, I've returned to my home to find it destroyed and my father murdered. And the only explanations for it are the ramblings (gebrabbel) of an old blind man. MARIAN All I remember of you is a spoilt bully who used to burn my hair as a child. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Please allow that years of war and prison may change a man. MARIAN Robin, whatever happened between you and your father, you mustn't believe...what they accused him of ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I don't TRANSITION 17 EXT./ DUBOIS CASTLE AZEEM Christian! Look! How did you uneducated kind ever take Jerusalem? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY God knows MARIAN What is it?:What is it? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY It's Nottingham's soldiers MARIAN C oming here? Is this your protection? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I've killed some of the Sheriff's men MARIAN Oh dear: ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I fear I've placed you in danger MARIAN I can take care of myself:just go! No that's my horse! AZEEM A truly magnificent animal, my lady MARIAN Go! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I said I've sworn to protect you MARIAN And I say no more boyish gestures ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I'm not leaving MARIAN Stop them! They're stealing my horses! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY You're so kind, ma'am GUY Sheltering outlaws, Lady Marian? MARIAN They are thieves, you imbecile! GUY I hope they didn't steal you virtue as well The crown for the man who brings me Locksley's head, my lady!! TRANSITION 18 EXT./ ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Have we lost them? AZEEM No, my horse carries two and yours is lame. We can not outrun them DUNCAN Leave me, master Robin, I slow your escape ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY We can loose them in the forest DUNCAN Sherwood Forrest is haunted, master ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Either we take our chances with the ghosts or become ghosts ourselves CUT TO 19 EXT./ AT THE EDGE OF SHERWOOD FOREST GUY Come on, damn you! There are only three of them SOLDIER It's not the man we fear sir, it's the evil spirits GUY Robin of the Hood!! Son of a devil worshipper!! Your father died a coward, cursing your name and squealing like a stag pig! AZEEM You'll bring no justice to your father by dying today CUT TO 20 EXT./ SHERWOOD FOREST DUNCAN Master Robin? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY There are your ghosts, Duncan; windchimes. A child's told put to good use. You're scared easily, my painted Moor. AZEEM This forest has eyes, I swear it. CUT TO 21 EXT./ KREEK AND WATERFALL/ SHERWOOD FOREST AZEEM In my dreams alone have I imagined such a place ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Then imagine a way to cross it. There's hope! After causing robin to fall in the river. WILL SCARLET There was a rich man from Nottingham, who tried to cross the river What a dope, he tripped over a rope. Now look at him shiver! Beg for mercy, rich boy! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I beg of no man WILL SCARLET Well, this here is our river and each man that wishes to cross must pay a tax ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I'll pay no tax, as you can see I have nothing. Not even my sword JOHN Any man who travels with two servants and claims that he's got no bloody money, is even a fool or a liar. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Who are you? JOHN John little, best man of the woods ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Well, best man. You lead this rabble? JOHN Yes I do mate. And if you want to travel through Sherwood Forrest, it's gonna cost you that gold medallion. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY This is sacred to me JOHN It's sacred to us to, mate. That there will feed us for a bloody month ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY You'll have to fight me for it JOHN Love to mate! WULF Be careful father, he won of twelve of the sheriff's men. JOHN Is that so? I reckon I'm gonna enjoy this ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY He! Is that your father? WILL SCARLET He's drowning! JOHN Lost something? Thanks for the taxes! WILL SCARLET Looks like the little rich boy is lost for words ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Any great ideas? AZEEM Get up! Move faster! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Move faster, great idea WILL SCARLET Watch it, John! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY We're not through yet! JOHN Already, my old cocker. You want another good whacking? You should have one! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY It seems like I've made it passed the gate, John Little. Or should I call you Little John? WULF Hit him father! JOHN Swimming time again, old chump! WULF Where is he? Do you see him? JOHN It's a bloody shame. He was a brave lad:Help!! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Do you yield? JOHN I can't bloody swim! Help! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Do you yield? JOHN Yes! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Good, now put your feet down JOHN I'll be buttered! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY The medallion JOHN Give me your name first ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Robin of Locksley JOHN Well, Robin of Locksley, you've got balls of solid rock. CUT TO 22 EXT./ CAMPFIRE/ SHERWOOD FOREST - NIGHT JOHN That's Max, the miller's son, Harold Brownwell and that stumpy one there is David of Doncaster, but the lads all call him Bull. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Because you're short? DAVID No, because I'm so long! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY No, Bull, save it, save it. Save it for the ladies JOHN Give the man some meat. Now I made that myself ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Is English hospitality changes so much in six years that a friend of mine is not welcome at this table. UNKNOWN 1 But he's a savage, sire! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY That he is. But no more then you or I. And don't call me Sire AZEEM With regret I must decline. Allah forbids it JOHN You bloody lost me ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Why is it that so many of you are hiding JOHN Well, we are all outlaws. We have prices on ours heads. Even that young lad there. The blasted sheriff, he says we owe him taxes. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Well, your ghosts will only keep the sheriffs man at base so long WILL SCARLET Well, they have worked so far. Do you have a better idea? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY You can always fight back JOHN I reckon I must have cracked that noble our of yours. Well these are all good lads here. They have hearts of oath but they are farmers. It would be lambs to the laughter. They say the sheriff was raised by a witch. AZEEM A witch? WULF She knows every man's thoughts, you can see her eyes fur and she flies. JOHN That's a load of Cotswold (onzin), Wulf. WILL SCARLET What does a rich son of a devil worshipper care about a bunch of outlaw pheasants: DUNCAN My Lord was a kind and generous man. Who among you dare to believe: ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY My father was no devil worshipper. And I'll have words with any man who says otherwise. But he's right. I was a rich man's son. When I killed the sheriffs men, I became an outlaw like you. WILL SCARLET You are nothing like us JOHN That is Will Scarlet. Take no notice of him, he's full of piss and wind. Come on lads, drink up. Don't talk about so much bloody rubbish. This here is the best that we simple men can expect. Here we're safe. We are kings! CUT TO 23 EXT./ SHERWOOD FORREST - MORNING ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Too much meat, old friend? DUNCAN Forgive me, I was asleep ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY No, no, rest yourself. What day is it, Duncan? DUNCAN Sunday, I think ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Do they still give alms to the poor at mass? DUNCAN They do, these days the need for mercy is greater then ever. CUT TO 24 INT./ NOTTINGHAM CATHEDRAL BISHOP We'll be searching thy blessing Lord, on all thy people, but most especially on ours noble Sheriff of Nottingham. Grand him the wisdom to guide and protect our glorious city, grand him also the strength to bring to justice the lawless men, who would threaten it's safety and prosperity and the judgement to punish them. In your name, amen. ALL Amen BISHOP Go in peace MARIAN Sarah? SARAH Yes. That's all I have CUT TO 25 INT./ NOTTINGHAM CATHEDRAL ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Alms for a blind man, my lady? For I can not see your beauty: Hello MARIAN What are you doing here? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I'm searching my soul MARIAN I do not wish to be seen with an outlaw ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY You prefer the company of Nottingham? MARIAN There's a price on your head ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY How much? MARIAN One hundred goldpieces ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Is that all? I'll have to annoy the good sheriff more. Soon it'll be a thousand. MARIAN For a thousand I'll turn you in myself Nottingham is mounting an army. He has every blacksmith in the county hold up in the castle making swords and armour. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY What is he planning? MARIAN I don't know. There's no limit to the man's ambitions. Go! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Thank you MARIAN Quickly, go! Robin, do something for me: ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY What? MARIAN Take a bath! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Take a bath? CUT TO 26 INT./ BISHOP'S PRIVATE CHAMBERS/ NOTTINGHAM CATHEDRAL BISHOP These are my private chambers, my son. I have priests who would hear your confession. Ah! I see the boy I knew, in the man before me. Welcome home, Robin. CUT TO 27 INT./ NOTTINGHAM CATHEDRAL SHERIFF You shine like the sun, my lady. You have been meeting with Robin of Locksley. My cousin tells me he may have deprived you of some horses. MARIAN Yes, a most disagreeable experience SHERIFF Yes, I know, and for inflicting that upon you form the walls by his own intestines MARIAN I would like to see that my lord SHERIFF If you would bring your household within the city walls I could give your every need personal attention MARIAN Well, thank you Lord but I'd rather stay in my family's home, for now. SHERIFF Well then perhaps, you do me the honour of accepting a small token of my undying devotion to your safety MARIAN My, King Richard would be deeply moved to hear from your concern for my welfare SHERIFF I'm afraid the King has many enemies, both abroad and at home. I fear for his safe return. MARIAN Oh, fear not, dear sheriff. He will return, and when he does he will wish to reward his faithful subjects. CUT TO 28 INT./ EXT./ BISHOP'S PRIVATE CHAMBERS/ NOTTINGHAM CATHEDRAL BISHOP I asked your father three times if he worshipped the dark one and his answer vexed me so grievously. He said he must meet God with a clear conscience. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY U lie BISHOP Your souls; do not shed blood in the house of God!! SHERIFF In there you Bastard! Get him! Locksley, I'm gonna cut your heart out with a spoon! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY And then it begins SHERIFF Close the gate!!! SOLDIER Close the gate! He stole the sheriff's horse! SHERIFF What are you looking at? CUT TO 29 EXT./ SHERWOOD FOREST AZEEM Water! For the animal. How can I protect you if I know not where you go? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY You hardly raise a finger when you do know AZEEM I prefer to have the choice WILL SCARLET Wonderful, you have stolen the sheriff's horse? JOHN You stirred up a bloody hornets nest now! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Are you afraid, John? JOHN Yeah, a little ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Well, so is the sheriff and today I gave him this thing he'll not forget WILL SCARLET You fool, you've started a war! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY We're already in war Duncan, bread. And I say we strike back at the very man who takes our homes and hunts our children's. JOHN We? You're planning to join us then, mate? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY No, to lead you! AZEEM Christian, these are simple people, they are not warriors. Be careful you don't do this for your own purposes. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY You forget yourself, Azeem, I do not ask for your company or council. CUT TO 30 INT./ SHERRIF'S CHAMBERS/ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE GUY Why a spoon, cousin? Why not an axe? SHERIFF Because it's dull, you twit! It'll hurt more! Oh, I want this brigand found. Starve them out, slaughter there:no, and take their live stock. I want Locksley own people fighting to bring his head in. GUY Perhaps we could create a name for him. Sometime to drive fear in to the hearts of the populous, maybe "Locksley the Lethal", or "Weakling Robin" SHERIFF Whatever! I want him dead by the next fool moon, before the barons come back. Now sow! And keep the stitches small CUT TO 31 EXT./ LITTLE VILLAGE GUY Where's your mate? The man they call Little? FANNY He died, last winter GUY Burn it down! FARMER Leave us the sow, it'll feed us through the winter! GUY Ever heard of the Sherwood bandit? STEPHEN Robin of the Hood, yes sir! GUY Pray he's brought to us before winter CUT TO 32 EXT./ SHERWOOD FOREST DAVID Over here! WILL SCARLET What's happened to you? STEPHEN They've burned the village, all of it! Where is this Robin Hood? WILL SCARLET He's there! STEPHEN Look, look what they've done AZEEM If it's fame you seek, Christian, I think you have it. WILL SCARLET You brought this misery on us, Locksley. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY This is Nottingham, trying to divide us WILL SCARLET We are divided, rich boy. I'm not as blind as that old man over there. You're still trying to be lord of the manor. I heard today that the sheriff now values your neck at five hundred goldpieces. I say we take him in! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Will, do you think that the sheriff will give everything back when I'm gone? WILL SCARLETT They'll give us the reward and our pardons ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Wrong. He'll stretch your necks one by one. WILL SCARLET Well, what will you have us do? Fight men on horsebacks with rocks and our bare hands? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY If it needs to be But with the one true weapon that escapes you, Will. Courage WULF Look out! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Thank you, Wulf. Wish to end this? Wish to go home? Then we must stop fighting amongst ourselves! And face that the price worth may be dear:But I for one would rather die and spend my life with hiding. The Sheriff calls us outlaws, but I say we are free! And one free man defending his home is more powerful then ten hired soldiers. The Crusades taught me that. I will make you no promises, safe one; that when you truly believe in your hearts that you're free then I say we can win! DAVID But they've got armour! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY They've got armour, so? Even this boy can be taught to find the chinks in every suit of armour. STEPHEN But we ain't got nothing to eat! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY What do we need that the forest can not provide? We have food, wood for weapons. We'll find safety in the trees. STEPHEN Yeah, but what about our kids? The sheriff has taken all they've got to. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Then, by God, we'll take it back! CUT TO 33 EXT./ ROAD THROUGH SHERWOOD FOREST BARON What's the meaning of this? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY My lady, a woman with your beauty has no need for such decorations. BARON How dare you?! CUT TO 34 EXT./ LOCAL CHURCH PRIEST Please, please don't take that. Those belong to our Lord! SOLDIER And now they belong to my Lord, the Sheriff!! Give it back! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Good, now tell the sheriff for every harm he does to these people, I'll visited back on him tenfold. CUT TO 35 INT./ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE/ CELLAR MORTIANNA Something vexed thy? CUT TO 36 EXT./ ROAD THROUGH SHERWOOD FOREST BARON What the devil?! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY It's a hot day, my friend, to burden your horse with such a heavy purse BARON The sheriff will hear of this! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I truly hope so! WULF Yeah! CUT TO 37 EXT./ LITTLE VILLAGE STEPHEN Bread! FANNY Here you go, love. Buy yourself a new sow, Stephen! STEPHEN God blesses you, Fanny! And God blesses Robin Hood! CUT TO 38 INT./ SHERRIF'S CHAMBERS/ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE SCRIBE We reckon he has nicked three to four million in the last five months, Sire. SHERIFF Go on, fine, raise the penalty on his head to 25.000 crowns. SCRIBE Begging your pardon, Sire. It won't do no good. How much you raise it. SHERIFF Really, scribe, why is that? SCRIBE Because Sire, the poor, you see. He gives to them what he takes. So, well Sire:They love him! SHERIFF Wait a minute:Robin Hood steals money from my pocket, forcing me to hurt the public and they love him for it? SCRIBE Yes: SHERIFF That's it then! Cancel the kitchenscrabs for lepers and orphans. No more mercy full beheadings. And call of Christmas! The treasury is empty. All day and all night people plague my door waning about taxrelief and safe passage through Sherwood Forrest. "We can not pay it, because the highwayman has taken it". SCRIBE It's the shortest route to London, Sire SHERIFF It's the only way, you little ferret! SCRIBE Sir Guy's patrol's have found nothing, Sire SHERIFF No camp, nothing. This viper simply slivers into the forest. To a wrench You, my room 10.30, tonight. To another wrench You, 10.45. And bring a friend! CUT TO 38 EXT./ ROAD THROUGH SHERWOOD FOREST FRIAR TUCK :laughter and a lot of drinking. Let King Richard bless us all With wine rewarding But for us who stay at home Here it will be boring Play the music, dance today Think not of tomorrow: ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY How many? AZEEM Twenty ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Twenty?! DAVID How many? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Five! They can't count anyway, why scare them! AZEEM And they call me Barbarian FRIAR TUCK With wine rewarding But for us who stay at home Here it will be boring Play the music, dance today: GUY Friar! Silence; you'll find it much more difficult to sing with a sword in your gullet. FRIAR TUCK Yes, my Lord: STEPHEN Will you shut up, and help me move this stock DAVID This isn't a stock, this is a tree! STEPHEN Now will you shut up and start helping me! DAVID I'm supposed to be meeting a girl GUY The men in front, after me! The rest stay with the wagon! SOLDIER 1 On to glory! GUY Bastards! Come on, find them! FRIAR TUCK Wooh! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Yeah, yeah, yeah! JOHN Welcome to Sherwood, friar! TRANSITION 40 EXT./ CAMP/ SHERWOOD FOREST ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY This treasure had a purpose. We must find out what. FRIAR TUCK He! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Goodmorning, my reverent friend. You travel with poor company when you travel with Nottingham's soldiers ALL Tax him! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I'm Robin of Locksley. And my men are thirsty. FRIAR TUCK Robin Hood! God blesses me! I mistook you for common thieves. Let me pass, Sir ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Surely the Lord has the charity to spare a few barrels for good Christian men. ALL Yeah! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY We have much to celebrate FRIAR TUCK Well, if you wish to share in the good Lord's brew, you must pass me for it! Confess, Robin Hood, that Friar Tuck is a braver and wiser man then thy are! He gives us and he takes it away: ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Do you yield? FRIAR TUCK I'd rather roast in hell! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Shoot him! Shoot him! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Ho! I think the good friar has taken us far enough STEPHEN Well done, friar! FRIAR TUCK Thank you, Lord, for teaching me humility ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Well, Tuck DAVID Thanks, for the beer! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Are these not the meek of the earth? We're in need of an honest men to minister them. What say you friar? FRIAR TUCK The Lord reveals himself in mysterious ways. I accept! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Good, you'll not regret it. FRIAR TUCK But you may! CUT TO 41 INT./ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE/ SMITHY GUY We were ambushed, cousin SHERIFF Spanish steel. Much stronger then our native blades. Any losses? GUY Some. The truth; all of them SHERIFF And the gold? GUY Taken SHERIFF Robin Hood? GUY They were woodsmen, cousin. SHERIFF Robin Hood! GUY I tried, I tried: SHERIFF Cousin, we must be strong. We can't allow an outlaw to make fools of us. And I can't allow my lieutenant to fail me! Well, at least I didn't use a spoon! This is good steel! CUT TO 42 EXT./ ROAD THROUGH SHERWOOD FOREST DAVID Roger, take the one on the left! MATT Which one is left? Which one are you taking? DAVID You mean, which one am I taking? If you're taking the one on the left, I'm taking the one on the right. MATT Which one is the one on the right DAVID The one next to the one on the: We'll just get out and grab them! MATT Now? DAVID Now! A donation is you please SARAH A donation? For what? MATT For passage through Sherwood. MARIAN Very well, come and get it. You stupid scruff, how dare you attack us?! MATT It's my job, my lady MARIAN Your job? And who's your employer? MATT Robin Hood! MARIAN I insist on seeing him at once! CUT TO 43 EXT./ LAKE AND WATERFALL/ SHERWOOD FOREST DAVID No, you do not go down there! SARAH You'll fall, my lady DAVID He's not expecting you! SARAH My lady's intrusion is simply treats his tracks (zijn verdiende loon) DAVID Out of the way, you old tramp! You can't go down there! I told you not down there! SARAH Oh, what's that? DAVID Cover your eyes! SARAH My lady, don't! If you had said: DAVID You've got visitors! No, don't look at me like that, it wasn't my fault. It was Matt's! SARAH Carefully, it's slippy down there! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Hello MARIAN What are you doing here? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Taking a lady's advice What happened to your eye, Bull? DAVID We were set up by ten:twelve:fifteen large big lads! SARAH Oh, yeah? DAVID Yeah CUT TO 44 EXT./ CAMP/ SHERWOOD FOREST MARIAN You've been busy! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY We have guests! JOHN Bring them down! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY It works, kind off AZEEM Of course it works! CUT TO 45 EXT./ CAMP/ SHERWOOD FOREST ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY That's good, WULF. Can you do it with a little distraction? Can you make the shot when you must? JOHN Show him, Wulf! MARIAN Can you? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY : treat JOHN Is the shirt coming off, or not? MARIAN Well done! CUT TO 46 EXT./ CAMP/ SHERWOOD FOREST FRIAR TUCK This is grain, which any fool can eat. But for which the Lord intended a more divine meaning of consumption. Let us give praise to our maker and glory to his bounty, by learning about:beer. CUT TO 47 INT./ EXT./ TREEHOUSE/ CAMP/ SHERWOOD FOREST MARIAN Did you bring me here to brag? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY This is blood money, Marian. It's intended to bribe King Richard's enemy's to unite them against him. We intercepted it. MARIAN But who would:? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Nottingham! MARIAN No:Nottingham would not dare challenge the king! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Well, the King is not in England to be challenged, is he. While he's away he may loose his country. You thought:you thought I was keeping it all, didn't you? Didn't you? MARIAN Here, a contribution to your cause ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Keep it MARIAN No, this dagger would fetch such a great price! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Keep it MARIAN Oh no, it's not dear to me! I mean, well:It's not. I'm saying everything wrong:Cheers! How do I get down? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Wait, wait! We don't go that way anymore. MARIAN I'm happy to hear that ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Grab on! We have a rule here, you know. Once someone has seen the way to our camp, that person can not leave. There are too many lives at stake. MARIAN That's why Sarah and I asked to be blindfolded. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Oh. Well, perhaps you might join us for dinner? MARIAN Perhaps: CUT TO 48 EXT./ CAMP/ SHERWOOD FOREST AZEEM Salaam, little one BOY Did God paint you? AZEEM Did God paint me? Haha:for certain BOY Why? AZEEM Because Allah loves wondrous variety. CUT TO 49 EXT./ CAMP/ SHERWOOD FOREST MARIAN How is it that a once arrogant young nobleman, has found contentment living rough with the salt of the earth? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I've seen knights in armour panic at the first hymns of battle. And I've seen the loneliest, unarmed squire pull a spear from his own body, to defend a dying horse. Nobility is not a birthright, it's defined by ones actions. MARIAN It's interesting to hear you say that. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I didn't. My father did. MARIAN Did the holy quest raise your hatred of him? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I don't know. All I know was that our last words spoken in this world were spoken in anger I was lost after my mother died. My father too and for a short time he found comfort in the arms of another woman. I thought he was betraying my mother's memory. For the love of a twelve years old boy who would never forgive him. Anyway, who says I'm content? I've my plans for the future MARIAN No?! A grander scheme than this? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY No, a simpler one. A home, a family...you know MARIAN Men speak conveniently of love when it's serves their purpose. And when it doesn't it's a burden to them. Robin of the Hood, prince of thieves. Is he capable of love? TRANSITION 50 INT./ EXT./ WOODEN HOUSE/ CAMP/ SHERWOOD FOREST WULF Father! Father! Mother, she's dying! FANNY (moans) AZEEM Fanny, your baby has not turned! It can not be born without help. FRIAR TUCK He's a devil's seed. Don't listen to him, he will kill her! AZEEM If you do not listen to me, she will certainly die! FANNY No! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY The good friar has done all he can. I suggest you let the Moore try. FRIAR TUCK So be it! And it'll be on your head, I warned you! AZEEM Marian, get me a needle, thread and water. Hurry! MARIAN Yes! Come with me! Come, John! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY What are you going to do? AZEEM I've seen this many times. With horses. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY With horses? MARIAN Bite down! Bite down, yes! AZEEM Help me MARIAN Spread your arms AZEEM It'll be alright FRIAR TUCK I tell you, John, the barbarian is killing her! FANNY No!!! WULF But father:?! JOHN Don't worry, boy! MARIAN Your son, my lady! There you are: ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY You truly are a great one JOHN My son! Look at this little baby, isn't he wonderful? FRAIR TUCK Today the Lord has taught me a fine lesson. Although I may think I'm godly, I know I'm not worldly. Please:Not come my Barbarian friend! For you and I open a barrel together, to do our best to save each others souls. AZEEM Alas, I'm not permitted FRIAR Fine then, you'll talk. I'll drink CUT TO 51 EXT./ CAMP/ SHERWOOD FOREST - NIGHT WILL SCARLET May I have this dance? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY This lady is spoken for. CUT TO 52 EXT./ LAKE/ SHERWOOD FOREST - FOGGY MORNING MARIAN Why this way? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY So you can not find the way back, when you're forced by others to tell the way. It was good to see you again, Marian. MARIAN It was good to be seen ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I have two favours to ask of you: MARIAN One:? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Take Duncan with you. I fear for his health for what lies ahead. Besides I grew tired of his bellyaching. DUNCAN You wish me to leave, master Robin? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Old friend, listen to me. Can you bring Lady Marian safely home? I fear for her safety. DUNCAN Of course, Sire! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Good. Bull?! MARIAN And two? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Yes, two.. You're King Richard's cousin. You can give word to him of Nottingham's plans. He would believe you. MARIAN If the sheriff found out, I could loose al that I have ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY But will you do it for your king? MARIAN No, I'll do it for you! DUNCAN He fancies you, my Lady. I'm blind, but some things I can still see. CUT TO 53 INT./ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE/ CELLAR SHERIFF In ten days time the barons are coming. Robin Hood has stolen what I was to pay for their alliance. I'm surrounded by fools, who do not realise my obligations! Tell me, Mortianna. Am I affronted? MORTIANNA Recruit the beasts that share our God. SHERIFF Animals? MORTIANNA From the North SHERIFF Celts? They drink the blood of their dead. MORTIANNA Yoke their strength. SHERIFF Hired lugs! (huurlingen) ah, Brilliant! MORTIANNA Thy own issue on the thrown? SHERIFF A child? How? MORTIANNA An ally with Royal blood. SHERIFF Who? CUT TO 54 INT./ NOTTINGHAM CATHEDRAL MARIAN It's a personal matter, My Lord. But one of vital importance. BISHOP I understand, my dear lady. This is my most trusted emissary. MARIAN Yes, he must travel to France immediately and put that directly into the hands of the King. And him alone! My lady in waiting will accompany you. BISHOP My dear, I could not vouch for her safety. The journey is froth with danger! MARIAN Yes, I appreciate your concern, My lord. But Sarah is an accomplished rider and I insist that she goes along. BISHOP As you wish: CUT TO 55 EXT./ ROAD THROUGH SHERWOOD FOREST SARAH What is wrong? EMISSARY The horse is fearing his foreleg. CUT TO 55 INT./ DUBOIS CASTLE - NIGHT MARIAN Duncan, is that you? Hello? Rebecca? (cat jumps at her) MARIAN Oh, Nicodemus. Find mice! SOLDIER 1 I've never seen the breasts of a noble woman: SERVANT My God! My Lady, we couldn't hold them! SOLDIER 2 Someone wants a word with you. MARIAN NO! DUNCAN Easy! Easy:tonight I need your eyes, old friend. CUT TO 57 EXT./ CAMP/ SHERWOOD FOREST DAVID Robin! Someone's coming! Oh, it's well. It's Duncan! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Duncan! Duncan, what happened? DUNCAN I found you, Robin. Thank God, I did it. Nottingham's men attacked us. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Marian? DUNCAN They took her JOHN What is it? DAVID Over there, look! STEPHEN On the hills!! FARMER Celts! God help us! AZEEM Allah, be merciful! DAVID To the trees!!! To the trees! WILL SCARLET The old fool let them straight to us. SHERIFF Get me prisoners! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY My God!! WOMAN Robin, save us! AZEEM Hurry, hurry!! STEPHEN Save yourselves! DAVID We've got to get out of here, Robin! Come! FRIAR TUCK (with WULF and other children) This way, my lambs. Come on: SOLDIER1 Got you! SOLDIER 2 Hold, or I'll fire! KELT It's gold! Gold! JOHN Fanny?? Fanny?? FANNY John! JOHN Fanny!! FANNY Go, flee John, save yourself! JOHN No, Fanny! I won't leave you! FANNY Go on, John! JOHN Never! FANNY Oh, John! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY John, you'll have to catch her! JOHN Come on! I've got you girl! FANNY Quick, quick!! JOHN Robin, come on!! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Go on, don't wait for me! John, go! CUT TO 58 INT./ EXT./ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE / CHAPPEL BISHOP Corpus Christi MARIAN Amen SHERIFF My Lady Marian: MARIAN By what right do you keep me prisoner? SHERIFF You misunderstand my intentions. You've been brought here for your own protection. MARIAN Protection from who? SHERIFF From yourself! It seems you've been consorting with outlaws. MARIAN Where do you hear such lies? SHERIFF By your own hand, my Lady BISHOP I'm sorry, my child. I feared you would be lead astray. SHERIFF Come. It's over! Today I return justice to this land. I shall have to hang the real leaders of course, but I would like to be generous and give you the lives of the woodsman and their families. The children! And of course of your traitorous lady in waiting, as a wedding gift. MARIAN And just who am I supposed to marry? BISHOP Search your heart, my child. Why not a union with the house of Nottingham, and heal the wounds in our land. MARIAN There's only one man who can heal the wounds of this land; Robin Hood. SHERIFF I'm truly sorry, my lady. He wasted his life. How many more lives would you waist? What a beautiful, child. So young, so alive, so unaware of how precarious life can be. I had a very sad childhood, I'll tell you about it sometime. I never knew my parents. It's amazing I'm sane. Marian, our bonding would allow these children to grow up as my allies. I'll understand. I can't allow them to grow up as my enemy's. MARIAN I have no choice SHERIFF That's true CUT TO 59 EXT./ CAMP/ SHERWOOD FOREST AZEEM Look! Christian! CUT TO 60 INT./ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE DUNGEON SHERIFF Now I have heard that Robin Hood may still be alive. Either tell me where he may be hiding, or you'll be hanged and well find him anyway and we'll do the same thing to him. WILL SCARLET I'll kill him for you WULF Will, no! SHERIFF So he's alive then: WILL SCARLET I'm not really sure: SHERIFF Then why would I need you? WILL SCARLET Because, my Lord, if he is alive, I could get close to him. I'm one of his men, he would never suspect me. WULF He knows you always hated him, traitor! WILL SCARLET - SHERIFF Shut up! WILL SCARLET He's a trusting fool. He'll believe me and if he doesn't he'll kill me. And you have lost nothing. SHERIFF If you fail I will personally remove your lying tongue CUT TO 61 EXT./ CAMP/ SHERWOOD FOREST ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY My pride brought us to this AZEEM No such a thing. It was you who gave pride to these people. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I was a fool. I was a fool to let him leave. I believed I planned it all so perfectly. AZEEM I once heard a really wise man say: there are no perfect men in this world. Only perfect intentions. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY You're an honour to your country, Azeem. You fought better then twenty English knights. Will!! I thought that you were taken? WILL SCARLET I was. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY How did you escape? JOHN Traitor! I'll break your skinny neck! You can't escape! FANNY Where are the others? JOHN Get a rope! Where's my son? FANNY Leave him! JOHN Bugger me! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Let him speak WILL SCARLET I bring a message from Nottingham. Our men are to be hanged in the square at high noon tomorrow. The boy to. Ten men at all. The hangings are part of the celebration for the Sheriff's marriage: DAVID Marriage? To whom? WILL SCARLET Lady Marian FRIAR TUCK The takes a bride of Royal blood JOHN And with King Richard away, he'll be after the bloody thrown! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY U would use this news to get close to me and then kill me, right Will? What are your intentions. WILL SCARLET Well, that depends on you, Locksley. I never trusted you, that's no secret. But what I want to know is, are you going to finish what you've started? I want to know if he's gonna split and run like the spoilt little rich boy I always took him for. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Did I wrong you in another life, Will Scarlet? Were does this intolerable hatred for me come from? WILL SCARLET Knowing that our father loved you more then me ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Our father? WILL SCARLET I'm your brother, Robin of Locksley. I'm the son of the woman who replaced your died mother for a time. It's your anger that drove them apart ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY You lie! WILL SCARLET It's not a lie! You ruined my life! I have more reason to hate you then anyone. But I found myself daring to believe you. What I want to know brother, will you stay with us and finish what you've started? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I have a brother? I have a brother! So I'll stand with you, side by side. Until the end. DAVID Until the end! JOHN We are all bloody in! FRIAR TUCK Damn Buggers! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY We finish this TRANSITION 62 EXT./ CAMP/ SHERWOOD FOREST DAVID What was that? FRIAR TUCK Truly you are a wizard! AZEEM The mystery is in the black powder TRANSITION 63 EXT./ CAMP/ SHERWOOD FOREST ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Bull, your position's by the gate to cut of reinforcements John, You'll sit on this wall to protect our escape. I'll will conceal myself here, below the scaffold, to cut our men loose at the signal. WILL SCARLET No, I'll do that. You can cover us with your bow. ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY It's too dangerous Will WILL SCARLET So is your aim: ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Whatever Azeem is concocting, we must seem to be in place for it. Now, our success depends on total concert, you are the only six men.. FANNY Seven! JOHN What are you doing, woman. Where are the little ones? FANNY They are safe, they are with my mother. JOHN Are you bleeding cracked girl, you could get hurt! FANNY I've given birth to eight baby's. You don't talk to me about getting hurt, you big ox! Anyway, I'm not just gonna sit here and let one of them die, am I?! JOHN You should be bloody well minding the other seven! Tell her, Rob! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Fanny, you'll take position here. CUT TO 64 EXT./ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE/ CASTLE GATE SOLDIER No blades, no bows! Leave your weapons here! No blades, no bows! Leave your weapons here! No blades, no bows! No blades! What do you've got there, father? FRIAR TUCK The Lord's finest brew for the good Sheriff's fighting men! A mighty kick, huh?! CUT TO 65 EXT./ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE/ COURTYARD DAVID He, what do you want! He! MAN Watch out, he's a Celt! Horrible! CUT TO 66 EXT./ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE/ CASTLE WALL FANNY John! John!! CUT TO 67 EXT./ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE/ CASTLE GATE SOLDIER He you, do I know you? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Please Sir, don't hurt me: SOLDIER Oh, my God! U stink! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Pardon me, Sir. Pardon my blindness. I'm always falling.. SOLDIER Get out of here! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Thank you for noticing me, Sir! CUT TO 68 EXT./ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE COURTYARD/ SCAFFOLD AZEEM Be careful, Friar! SOLDIER What are you doing? FRIAR Ah, distributing liberation for the celebration of the Sheriff's naturals. Why is there something wrong? SOLDIER Yeah, you are! Come on, get this stuff out of here! FRIAR Caesar has spoken, my leprous friend. Let's get our offerings and depart. Is thing your finger? SOLDIER Leper? What? Come on, get this cart out of here! FRIAR He leaves bits and pieces and so al over England CUT TO 69 EXT./ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE/ CASTLE WALL SOLDIER What are you doing here? FANNY Nothing, dear. I like a good hanging. SOLDIER What's in this bundle? FANNY Ah, that's firewood! Hello, my lover! CUT TO 70 EXT./ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE/ COURTYARD FRIAR TUCK Make way for the Lords work! Make way for the Lords work. A simple benedictary for these poor bastards. God, perceive them in thy mercy and show them your love, that they so richly deserve, although they are sinners. WILL SCARLET He, nothing there but trouble, boy! SHERIFF That's a little inappropriate, don't you think? MARIAN Not more then your wedding present SHERIFF Bring them out! Get your hands of me, you bastard! SOLDIER Make way! WULF Traitor! Kill him! SHERIFF What's going on? Bring him here! WULF Kill him! SHERIFF Oh, the turncoat. Did you succeed? WILL SCARLET Well, I found his layer but he was already dead. SHERIFF Are you sure? You saw Hood's body? WILL SCARLET No, I saw a grave. SOLDIER We found this on him SHERIFF String him up with the others! WILL SCARLETT Let me go! JOHN Now Robin! WILL SCARLET My Lord, it appears there's no more room. I'm afraid that I respectfully decline! EXECUTIONER Come on, down! Down! There's always room for one more! FANNY My child!! JOHN My Boy!!! SHERIFF Locksley! MARIAN Robin!!!!!! JOHN Bull! SHERIFF Get the troops in here! Now, what are you waiting for. Get on with it! JOHN Wulf! WULF Father! FANNY Oh, thank God! JOHN Come on, fight your way free! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY This way, to the wall! CUT TO 71 EXT./ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE BARON Well Sir, is this your idea of control? SHERIFF Shut up, you twit! Come with me! MARIAN Robin!!! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Marian! Marian! AZEEM English! English! I'm Azeem Edin Bashir Al Bachrim! I'm not one of you, but I fight. I fight with Robin Hood! I fight against the tyrant who holds you under his boot! If you want to be free men, then you must fight! Join us now! Join us now! DAVID Freedom! MARIAN Robin! Help! SHERIFF Close the gate! And guard it with your life1 Bring the bishop to my chapel! AZEEM Is she worth it? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Worth dying for? Will! WILL SCARLET Fuck me, he cleared it! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Marian! CUT TO 72 INT./ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE/ CHAPPEL MORTIANNA We're doomed! BISHOP It's rebellion, my Lord. We must escape1 SHERIFF Mary us! MARIAN I will never marry you! MORTIANNA (Hits Marian) SHERIFF That's my wife, crone. MARIAN Go away! MORTIANNA She's right! She'll give us a son! You must take her now! SHERIFF I will not take her until we are properly wed. For once in my life I will have something pure. Will you stop interfering! BISHOP It's madness to delay MORTIANNA Marry them or face me! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Marian! Marian! Where is she? The lady Marian? SCRIBE Up the stairs, that way! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Marian! MARIAN Robin???!!! SHERIFF Get on with it! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY The statue! BISHOP Do you, George, the Sheriff of Nottingham, take this woman to be your lawful wedded wife. To have and to hold, in sickness and in health, for richer and poorer SHERIFF Yes, yes, come on! MORTIANNA Make haste! BISHOP Do you, Marian of the House of Dubois, take this man to be your lawful wedded husband? MARIAN No! SHERIFF But of course she does! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY Marian! AZEEM Damned English oak! MARIAN Robin, Robin! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I'll try another way SHERIFF I can't do this with all that racket! MARIAN How could you! How could you! CUT TO 73 INT./ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE/ CASTLE PASSAGE MORTIANNA Aahhh!! The painted man! AZEEM The witch! MORTIANNA I didn't know! I didn't know it was you! Please, please, Sire. Have pity. Don't harm an old woman. CUT TO 74 INT. NOTTINGHAM CASTLE/ CHAPPEL MARIAN You may take this body, but it will not be me! It will not be me! SHERIFF Not again! BISHOP I now pronounce you husband and wife, in the name of the father, the son and the Holy Ghost. MARIAN Robin SHERIFF Do you mind, Locksley? We've just been married! Recognise this? It belonged to your father. Appropriate, don't you think, that I now use it to send you to meet him? ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I shall never fear of my father's sword SHERIFF Really? And now we're even! MARIAN Robin! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY If I must, I'll take you a piece of a time! SHERIFF I do the only taking today CUT TO 75 INT./ BISHOP'S PRIVATE CHAMBERS/ NOTTINGHAM CATHEDRAL FRIAR So, you sold your soul to Satan, your grace. You accused innocent man of witchcraft and let them die. BISHOP But brother friar. You would strike another man of the cloth. FRIAR No, I wouldn't. In fact, I'll help you pack for your journey! You have to take a lot of gold to help you on your way. You are a very rich men. And that, and that. Here's thirty pieces of silver to pay the devil on your way to hell! CUT TO 76 INT./ NOTTINGHAM CASTLE/ CHAPPEL MARIAN Robin! SHERIFF Get ready! MARIAN No! AZEEM I have fulfilled my vow. MARIAN You came for me. You are alive! ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I would die for you! CUT TO 77 EXT./ SHERWOOD FOREST FRIAR TUCK With the power vested in me, of God's holy church, I say let any man who has reason why these two should not be joined, let him speak now or forever hold his peace. Then I now pronounce you: KING RICHARD Hold, I speak! ALL It's the King! MARIAN Richard! KING RICHARD I will not allow this wedding to proceed: ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY My lord.. KING RICHARD Unless, I'm allowed to give the bride away! You look radiant, cousin. MARIAN Oh, Richard ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I'm deeply honoured, your majesty. KING RICHARD It is I who is honoured, Lord Locksley. Thanks to you I still have the thrown. Friar, proceed! FRIAR Husband and wife? You may kiss the bride ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY I know that ALL Hooray!!! FRIAR TUCK Now, get out of it! We're wasting good celebration time!