Glass Castle

Glass Castle

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Storyboard Description

Jeannette buys Maureen some toys for her birthday and they talk about California. Rose leaves $200 dollars with Jeannette for food for the kids while she takes classes for a couple months. Rex shows up and asks for money for personal stuff, like beer and cigarettes, Jeannette is not happy but cant bring herself to say no so she gives him the money anyway. Then Rex says he needs money so he can get to a "business meeting" in a friends truck and want Jeannette to come with him. The meeting was Rex playing pool against a guy named Robbie. Robbie drinks and dances with Jeannette while Rex beats him and makes money each time. Then when Robbie gives up on pool and takes Jeannette to his room (with Rex permission) and tries to assault her but ends up giving up because he is drunk.

Storyboard Text

  • Jeannette gets Maureen some toy kitchen supplies for her birthday.
  • Rose gives Jeannette money for them to survive for the time she is gone but Rex wants money for cigarettes and beer. Jeannette is angry but gives him the money anyway.
  • Rex wants more money for gas so he can make money at a business meeting. 
  • Jeannette comes to the "business meeting" with Rex and meets Robbie.
  • Rex Scams Robbie out of $80 and Robbie gets mad and tries to bring Jeannette to his room.
  • Rex tells Jeannette to go to his room with him and Jeannette almost gets assaulted but Robbie is drunk and she runs away and meets her dad outside. 
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