(300 seconds)

We’re close on a boy’s face. He’s ecstatic, nearly screaming with joy. His hair whips and water splashes him and we are obviously in a snaking water slide. Washed out color goes dark as we enterĀ a tunnel, then returns. Then another tunnel, then another.

This time, when we reemerge into sunlight, the boy is no longer happy. He looks ready to stop. He looks around, tries to angle his head so he can see over the walls of the water slide. We loop, we go dark again, and now the boy is panicked. Soon he is yelling for help. But still he slides.