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Close Encounters of the Third Kind Scene 20

Scene 20

Scene 20

  • Ronnie awakens to hear Roy running the shower and crying. Breaking into the bathroom, she sees Roy sitting under the water fully clothed.
  • Ronnie tries to convince Roy to start family therapy. Watching his father's meltdown, Brad starts slamming the door screaming, "Crybaby!"
  • Ronnie sends the kids to their room. Roy seeks comfort from her, but she continues to yell that Roy is wrecking the family.
  • Roy falls asleep staring at his mountain sculpture.