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Tuck Everlasting

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1. Jesse rides through town and past house

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0.48

0.95%

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2. wheel of time is the hub, turning – Winnie on grass, images of nature, things will be set in motion

0.48

1.06

1.31%

0.95%

3. Mae drives horse-drawn cart into town, meet sons “once every ten years, as she always did,” walks in city, looks at things and people

1.54

0.59

1.17%

2.25%

4. Mae winds music box, Miles and Jesse come to see her, Jesse is exuberant, Miles reserved, they will go back to their house

2.53

0.59

1.17%

3.42%

5. Winnie lies on grass, wants a new name that hasn’t been worn out from being called so much, sees toad

3.52

0.25

0.49%

4.59%

6. Winnie plays piano, has corset tied, plays croquet – she is stifled be her life’s formality, eat dinner with family, looks out between bars of gate in her yard – change is in the air

4.17

1.09

1.36%

5.08%

7. drive into town, mother buying bakery goods, Winnie plays baseball in street, mother is furious with her

5.26

1.18

1.54%

6.45%

8. Tuck’s home, contrast to Winnie’s, they have fun, Miles is dark – thinking of joining another war. Describes how he and Jesse were followed, Tuck says it’s only a matter of time, woods is almost gone, time is almost up

6.44

3.47

4.49%

7.99%

9. Winnie catches fireflies, man in yellow suit talks to her, mother angry and stops conversation

10.31

2.27

2.91%

12.48%

10. parents plan to send Winnie to a boarding school, but she is afraid it will be like a prison, she refuses to go, longs to get outside her fence

12.58

1.22

1.62%

15.39%

11. Winnie runs away, walks in woods

14.23

1.15

1.48%

17.07%

12. Winnie sees Jesse in clearing drinking water, she wants a drink but he won’t let her, she panics and runs away

15.38

2.34

3.05%

18.55%

13. Winnie runs through woods, Jesse chases her, bumps into Miles, Miles drags her away

18.12

0.29

0.57%

21.60%

14. Miles rides off with Winnie on horse, Jesse runs behind

18.41

0.56

1.11%

22.17%

15. Winnie’s house is looking for her, maid calls from yard, father and mother worried

19.37

0.22

0.44%

23.28%

16. Tuck house, Mae sweeping, Miles and Winnie arrive, Mae tells Miles to get Tuck, she plays music box, Winnie says tune is familiar

19.59

1.53

2.23%

23.71%

17. Tuck house, night, Mae makes Winnie welcome, Tuck and boys enter, Tucks huddle to talk

21.52

1.55

2.27%

25.95%

18. Tucks and Winnie eat dinner, Jesse says they can trust her, Miles is angry and walks out

23.47

1.37

1.92%

28.22%

19. Winnie’s home, night, her mother remembers the man in the yellow suit and thinks he kidnapped Winnie

25.24

0.34

0.67%

30.14%

20. Winnie’s father tells police to look for man in yellow suit, he is already with the police looking for a family named “Tuck,” doesn’t know what happened to Winnie but could track her if father wants him to.

25.58

1.59

2.35%

30.81%

21. Mae helps Winnie get ready for bed, takes off her corset, Mae shows Winnie pictures of her grandchildren Anna and Beau. They died and Miles’ wife also, which is why he’s dark, Jesse listens to Mae and Winnie talk, Winnie goes to bed

27.57

2.30

2.97%

33.17%

22. Man in yellow suit in graveyard, talks to priest who doesn’t know family, talks about wanting to live forever

30.27

2.15

2.67%

36.14%

23. Jesse comes down, wakes Winnie and asks her to see the Eiffel Tower

32.42

0.44

0.87%

38.81%

24. police has men, horses, and dogs out in woods looking for Winnie

33.26

0.36

0.71%

39.68%

25. Jesse takes Winnie exploring in woods, climb rocks, she asks him how old he is, he says 104

34.02

1.31

1.80%

40.39%

26. Winnie and Jesse at top of rocks look out over woods

35.33

0.27

0.53%

42.19%

27. Mom plays piano, group of men hunt in woods, man in yellow suit (alone) finds a clue

36.00

1.04

1.27%

42.72%

28. Tuck’s house, Winnie sees a different, relaxed way to live, runs in meadow and stream with Jesse

37.04

1.47

2.12%

43.99%

29. Jesse jumps into waterfall pool, talks Winnie into going in also, he carries her in the water

38.51

3.35

4.25%

46.10%

30. Miles in town plays poker, probably cheating, gets in fight, man in yellow suit sees him, Miles kicked out of bar, man follows him

42.26

1.45

2.08%

50.36%

31, Winnie and Jess by campfire, listen to birds, Winnie dances to Jesse’s stick rhythm, spin around, man in yellow suit observes from a distance

44.11

2.13

2.63%

52.43%

32. Winnie and Jesse rest by campfire, Winnie wants to stay forever with him, he is going to tell her their secret, Winnie kisses him, he tells her he will live forever

46.24

2.32

3.01%

55.06%

33. Miles appears, tells story of fountain and Tucks’ lives, all around who were dear to him died, but he couldn’t die

48.56

5.30

6.53%

58.07%

34. man in yellow suit seems near in forest, Miles, Jesse, and Winnie return to Tuck house, Tuck says Winnie’s only one who know about them, they must talk

55.26

0.59

1.17%

65.78%

35. Tuck and Winnie in rowboat, Tuck explains life grows and changes, they don’t, are like rocks in a stream, must die in order to live, don’t be afraid of death but of the unlived life, knowledge of the stream is dangerous and must be protected; man in yellow suit watches from a distance

56.25

2.52

3.40%

66.95%

36. man in yellow suit arrives to Foster house, says Winnie is with Tucks, he knows where to find her, wishes to trade finding Winnie for deed to woods

59.17

1.55

2.27%

70.35%

37. man in yellow suit and Winnie’s father on porch, father hands him a deed to the forest, father refuses to shake hands, man says he will track her quickly before they move

1.01.10

0.31

0.61%

72.59%

38. man in yellow suit tracks

1.01.41

0.15

0.30%

73.20%

39. posse rides out from Winnie’s house, through woods, Winnie’s father at front

1.01.56

0.20

0.40%

73.50%

40. Tucks packing wagon, Jesse and Winnie saying goodbye when man with yellow suit appears, wants to know where spring is located, he wants to sell water, takes out gun and shoots Jesse, Jesse rises, takes Winnie and threatens she will drink from spring, Mae hits him with shovel

1.02.16

5.02

5.97%

73.89%

41. dogs barking, posse comes into clearing, Tuck gets boys to run away, father hugs Winnie, Mae and Tuck under guard with posse

1.07.18

1.20

1.58%

79.87%

42. Foster house under guard (toad), Mae and Tuck in jail cells, man in yellow suit laid out dead

1.08.38

0.45

0.89%

81.45%

43. parents, police question Winnie, Winnie says Tucks were kind, man in yellow suit is dead, she will have to testify in court as an eyewitness, police gives deed to forest back to Winnie’s dad and says “it doesn’t exist,” Winnie is alone in room

1.09.23

1.41

2.00%

82.34%

44. night, Jesse talks to Winnie in window, they need her help, if Mae goes to the gallows she won’t die

1.11.04

0.45

0.89%

84.34%

45. Winnie enters police station, says that Tucks are after her again, policeman goes outside

1.11.49

0.58

1.15%

85.23%

46. outside policeman sees Jesse and Miles walking towards him, cut with Winnie getting Tucks out of prison, police shoot Miles and Jesse, they go down, get up again, policeman runs away

1.12.47

1.16

1.50%

86.37%

47. Tuck, Mae, and Winnie walk out of station, Tuck and Mae get onto loaded wagon, Winnie and Jesse say goodbye, Jesse tells Winnie to drink from fountain when it’s safe

1.14.03

2.24

2.85%

87.88%

48. In Foster home Winnie watches her grandmother dying, her mother lies next to grandmother and holds her

1.16.27

1.11

1.40%

90.72%

49. funeral

1.17.38

0.40

0.79%

92.13%

50. Winnie comforts mother, her mom says she keeps changing and she just wanted to keep Winner her little girl forever

1.18.18

1.25

1.68%

92.92%

51. Winnie plays with water in fountain, remembers what Jesse and Tuck said about the water and immortality

1.19.43

1.03

1.25%

94.60%

52. Winnie and parents leave house into car, go driving on a trip to see the world

1.20.46

0.57

1.13%

95.85%

53. Jesse rides through town on motorcycle, past old Foster house, “for Jesse Tuck, time didn’t exist”

1.21.43

0.50

0.99%

96.97%

54. Jesse finds fountain, Winnie’s grave on it, she lived a full life

1.22.33

1.43

2.04%

97.96%

TOTAL SECONDS 5056

1.24.16

 

 

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