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CAMERA on Marlow I s s t a t i o n a r y b e f o r e h e s p e a k s , t h e r e i s s t i l l the dim image of t h e Dark Country t h e a p e r t u r e , showing a c r o s s Marlow vaguely b u t d e f i n a b l e . Now the voice of Kurtz i s h e a r d very on t h e sound t r a c k . KURTZ' VOICE I want only j u s t i c e .

but across still faintly

As K u r t z f i n i s h e s , the image of t h e Dark Country h a s d i s a p p e a r e d from t h e frame and Marlow o c c u p i e s i t a l o n e . His eyoa a r e n o t now i n d i r e c t focus i n t o t h e l e n s . I t i s a3 t h o u g h he saw beyond t o K u r t z , The match i s s t i l l i n h i s h a n d , i t s l i g h t showing on h i s f a c e .
MARLOW

I couldn't. I couldn't t e l l h e r . I t would have been t o o d a r k - - too dark a l t o g e t h e r — (pause) We've l o s t the f i r s t of t h e ebb— Marlow l o o k s \ip and throws t h e match i n t o t h e w a t e r . CAMERA PANS D O W N t o follow t h e match. I t goes out and now, a s Marlow speaks on t h e sound t r a c k , the music s t a r t s s n e a k i n g i n . CAMERA PANS UP over t h e w a t e r I n t o t h e d i s t a n t h o r i z o n where the l a s t glow o f t h e sun shows behind t h e darkening clouds. MARLOW'S VOICE ( c o n t ' d ) (narrating) The o f f i n g i s b a r r e d by a b l a c k bank of c l o u d s , and the t r a n q u i l waterway l e a d i n g to t h e u t t e r m o s t ends of t h e e a r t h flows somber u n d e r a n o v e r c a s t sky — seems t o l e a d i n t o t h e h e a r t of an immense d a r k n e s s , FADE OUT

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