“Simulation” FMP Mock Treatment




Plot Outline

Police enter a mysterious house after receiving a call about a disturbance in the area. Once the police enter the house they see pictures of a woman plastered all over the hallway. They then enter a room where they hear shouting to find a man pointing a gun at an unrecognisably mutilated woman next to the dead body of another man. After police attempt to talk sense into the man, he shoots the woman in the head and turns the gun on himself.

Title Sequence

A title sequence follows containing a montage edit of a special forensics team entering the house dismissing any other personnel and collecting various samples. Mention a bit about the killer and  victims also. Cross-cut with newspaper articles mentioning government’s denial in cloning trials, memory implantations, ‘the company’ paying millions of pounds in compensation to the victims and other controversies.

Homeless Man

The story begins with a homeless man going about his everyday life, finding food and drinking alcohol. He then settles down in an underpass where he is approached by an attractive woman. She says kind words to him and she takes him to a homeless shelter where he can spend the night. They both have a nice conversation in the shelter and they immediately click. She tells him she has a boyfriend but she is also not too happy with him. She then leaves in the morning and he goes back on the street. He goes about his normal day life and chooses not to drink. Everyone is being nice to him and he is happy.

Suddenly an obnoxious man attacks him in the underpass for no reason other than being “a tramp”. He sees the woman again in the shelter where she offers him pain killers, insisting that he does not exceed the correct dosage. Later in the morning she tells him that she has got him a job interview. He shops with her to get all the right clothes and later on he goes for the interview. The male interviewer seems friendly towards the homeless man, but the female interviewer is not impressed. He then goes to the shelter again but Grace is not there. He stays the night much to the dismay of the staff there. He then phones Grace when she tells him she is getting married, which is what annoys the homeless man. She also tells him that she will be at the shelter tomorrow but will have to leave early.

He then begins drinking again and goes into shop to get more pain killers; the clerk refuses so he attacks her. He also robs another shop and steals a knife. He then goes to the shelter where Grace is waiting for a lift. The homeless man has already overdosed on pain killers. He then sees Grace’s fiancée parking outside shelter. He then kills the fiancée and later Grace and goes onto sit on a street corner whilst sirens are getting louder.

House Husband

Start Sunday night both parties are getting along. Husband asks his wife if she ever thought of having children, but wife somewhat dismisses him because of her interview tomorrow. The next morning his wife leaves she gives a half-assed kiss to her husband.

The fact that he is a house husband is established immediately showing his daily activities such as doing his chores, cooking food, hovering.

Wife comes home after an unsuccessful interview to dinner. She is slightly put off by his cooking and makes a remark that angers the husband.

Doorbell rings and wife opens the door to her new neighbour who she is physically attracted to. Neighbour invites her round to his house for a get-together. Later that night the two go to the neighbour’s house for the get-together. The neighbour wonders why the man is there jokingly but invites them both in. The neighbour walks off with the woman and the man is on his own. Later on the man is still alone but the neighbour approaches him and begins to boast about himself. Whilst the men are talking the wife is talking to some of the women who begin to make fun of her stay-at-home husband.

The next day he wakes up and his wife has left without saying goodbye to him. He is beginning to feel bad about the previous night and begins drinking. Whilst using the hoover, he causes a mishap which causes him to injure himself, so he throws a tantrum and destroys the hoover and some ornaments. When his wife gets home she has an argument with him, telling him that he is too immature for her to even consider having a child with. She bursts out the house to go and see the neighbour. Again he goes on to attack the both of them.

Business Man

Business man is happy and is on his way to work. He stops off at local coffee shops where he is charming to all the staff. He then is in work where he sees the woman of his dreams. They then begin talking and begin to hit it off. He then invites her out for a drink and she agrees. He is out with the woman and they are getting along and they both share a kiss. He is also at the psychiatrist where he talks about things finally being great. She tells him to beware of obstacles.

They are in work the next day where the third party has become the new boss. The woman is looking at him smiling and she is attracted to his looks and laughs at his jokes. Third party begins talking to her and ignoring man. During the boss’ presentation he states that he will be streamlining the staff to save money, meaning that some temporary staff may have to be let go.

The man goes into the boss’ office where other higher members of staff. He is being asked very difficult questions and is being intimidated. He then leaves the interview room and seems stressed. He then sees his girlfriend and she tells him that they will go out later to take their mind off it.

Once they are both out they bump into work colleagues and are asked to go to a nightclub with them. The man seems reluctant but agrees to go with her. Whilst there, the man is trying his best to have a good time despite his lack of interest in the music. He then begins trying to dance but is put off when he sees his boss and his friends laughing at him. He then stops dancing and walks to the side. The boss then walks over to his girlfriend and begins dancing with her, making the man jealous. He goes to the men’s toilet and has a provocation with a promiscuous woman. When he is outside, his girlfriend is still talking to the boss. At the end of the night they are outside the club and his girlfriend hugs the boss goodbye, she asks the man if he is ok when they start walking home, he says yes and carries on walking quietly.

The next day the man is called into another interview with the boss where he is told that he is not the right man for the job and is not offered a permanent contract. He then later finds out that his girlfriend was which makes the man feel unhappy once again. The man then says he desperately has to leave and rushes out of the building.

Whilst in a bar, the man is drunk after constantly drinking all day. The time is reaching 5pm and the bartender tells the man that he may still have a chance with the woman as it is not the end of the world. He becomes convinced and decides to go to the office to try and find his girlfriend.

The girlfriend is currently shouting at her boss for firing her boyfriend. The boss begins asking her why she goes for him and tells her that he and she were always meant for each other. He begins sexually harassing her and the man catches them at this moment, thinking that everything is consensual. Then his rage begins again.


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