Henry’s mother (no dialogues)
(Mario is in his bedroom doing the homewok. There’s a knock at the door)
Mario: I’m sorry Mom, I’m nothungry.
Henry: Open the door, it’s me… Henry.
(Mario stands up and opens the door)
Mario: Hi, Henry, come on in.
(Henry enters the room)
Henry: How are you Mario?
Mario: Not so good.Henry: What’s wrong?
Mario: Sometimes I just feel so lonely… and I’ve bee having a lot of problems lately.
Henry: Do you want to talk about it?
Mario: Well as you know, my father got ajob in another city, and my mother is working really hard. We wanted to go and see him this weekend, but she has to work on Saturday, so we won’t be able to go… and I wanted so much to see him!Henry: Mario, remember that this Saturday we have our school play.
Mario: Oh.. I totally forgot about the play!
Henry: Ha, ha, ha, ha , See.. Things are not so bad! You are the main character!What would Little Red Riding Hood be without the wolf!
Mario: Ha, ha, ha, ha … He wouldn’t eat her? Ha, ha, ha…Thanks for remind me. Oh, wait, but that’s not all…. my aunt called last night, and shesaid that my grandmother fell down and she broke her leg!
Henry: I’m sorry to hear that. But she’s a strong woman, so I think that she will recover soon.
Mario: You’re right… but since my auntwill take care of her until she recovers, she asked my mom to buy her a wheelchair. And now my mom is really worried because…
Henry: Hey, we have my grandfather’s wheelchair at home… I’ll ask mymom to lend it to you and bring it tomorrow.
Mario: Really? Oh, thanks.
Henry: Do you feel better now?
Mario: Yes, I do. You really cheered me up today… I mean, I was really worried abouteverything, and you even made me laugh!
Henry: That’s what friends are for.
(Mario’s mother enter the room)
Mrs. Carwin: Henry, your mother is waiting for you outside
Henry: Thank you,...