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Journal of Screenwriting, Volume 3, Issue 2, pages 215-232 (2012): 'Development of a fundamental '19-Sequence Model- of screenplay and narrative film structure'.(hide)
Perfect Road Movie: Unique characters, common goal, complications and an underlying morality theme. Everybody has an underlying character flaw and attribute.(hide)
The Structure Summary clearly shows the construction of the multiple dream layers.
A unique character is placed into a fish-out-of-water scenario - and prevails.
Juno makes an ideal starting point for the structure of most coming-of-age story narratives. Includes a free PDF download of an undated screenplay.
This is a classic script to emulate for a, 'What if.....' premise. In this story, a boy wishes that his lawyer father would become unable to lie. We find out what happens.(hide)
A classic chase script with two groups of victims in separate locations.
A well thought out plot with well positioned sub-plots. The diffuse Scene topics are clearly groups by the Sequence structure. The published screenplay is also available.(hide)
Like the Maltese Falcon, Hammer must follow a series of clues to different people to pice together the puzzle and find the prize.
A well developed storyline focusing on an investigation of a murder and thwarting a plot to take over the world. I, Robot has similarities to Michael Crichton's story lines of humans being threatened by our own technologies.(hide)
A love story and forbidden love complicated by religious faith and doctrine.
This is a classic structure of a three-character love-triangle drama taking place in a very restricted set of locations (originally a play by John Osbourne).(hide)
An excellent model of flashback structure. The screenplay uses flashback sequences to explain how Tom comes to reject his privileged status at a British borstal - to his detriment.(hide)