The 14th Annual
Screenwriting Awards (FISA)
Winners - Synopsis
Smith and Jessica, one the nuclear suitcase attaché and the
other the secretary of the president, are both colleagues and lovers. But their
relationship is put at risk when they pay a secret visit to the Body Soul
Separator Device together with the president, high-tech machine that could
separate body and soul. What they cannot see however, is that an even graver
danger to the nation awaits them.
It turns out that the terrorists, seeking to blow up the Diaoyu Islands, have
used the machine to take over the bodies of the president and some senior
officials. This plot was unraveled by Smith, but the terrorists are now forcing
him to give up the Gold Key Card through a wicked and cruel game. Smith pretends
to agree; but on the way to the command center he overcomes his guard - an agent
who has been soul-switched by the machine - and returns the original soul to the
body. Then the two head back to rescue Jessica and the rest of the officials out
of the Dubai Burj Al Arab Hotel, which has now been heavily guarded by agents
To prevent the the situation from getting worse, Smith decides to split the
group up into two. On one end, he returns to the hotel to gather information and
find out how many people have been possessed; while Jessica and the Speaker of
the House go to plead to the head of the command center. In the end, Smith will
lure the terrorists out of the royal suite and ambush the enemy at their most
However, Smith continuously fails to contact Jessica after the investigation is
finished. Smith decided to implement the plan with the two leaders of the agent
team. As a result, they managed to control the “president,” but were intercepted
by other terrorists while carrying the president out of Yacht Hotel. Smith not
only did not catch the terrorists, but put himself in danger, and “Jessica”
saved Smith at a critical moment. They escaped from the Yacht Hotel.
Although she ends up successfully rescuing Smith, the body-soul separator is
struck by lightning during its operation, and Jessica’s body and Ryoko’s soul
are both destroyed. Jessica is to stay in Ryoko’s body forever.
Smith formulates a plan to trade the nuclear suitcase with “Jessica”, this fools
the “Minister of Commerce” who has been hidden amongst the senior officials.
When the minister comes back, Smith returns his soul using an unusually
prolonged time; then the two men pretend to take “Jessica” back to the hotel. At
first, the plan works and the terrorist are taken down to the ground by the
three. However, the minister, being inexperienced, lets one get away.
At the end of countless grueling encounters of bitter struggle, Smith and
“Jessica” finally have the terrorists under control once and for all. However,
at the moment one the terrorists activate a bomb strapped to his body. Smith, in
an effort to protect “Jessica”, sacrifices himself and body is blown to
lifelessness. “Jessica”, with a last act in her despair, exchanges his soul with
that of head of the terrorists, thus making her body a permanent enemy of that
I) Names with quotation marks are those whose soul and body are different.
II) The Diaoyu Islands are disputed territory between China and Japan.