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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)
A 'romantic comedy/drama' Sequence composition tells of a man who helps his adopted child gain a sense of safety - the first step in the boy's recovery from abuse. Excellent foreshadowing and character development.(hide)
This screenplay is a prime example of how to use Foreshadowing.
A mystery drives a powerful Pursuit-Escape plot set in an unusual world.
Mission Impossible has a well-structured plot and Sequence organization.
Moby Dick is the classic structure for an Obsessive Pursuit story.
A straightforward plot structure that is ideal to emulate for a coming of age screenplay. The mystery surrounding the reclusive Ricky Linderman adds depth.(hide)
A relentless Quest story that progresses at a breathless pace from clue-to-clue and location-to-location.
Niagara set up the 'shock' scene where Rose sees the body perfectly, and reveals the identity in the next Sequence.
North by Northwest is a classic example of a pursuit-mystery and is based on a mistaken identity.
A 'Stalking' plot, except the stalker (Barbara Covett) creepily hides in plain sight and only the viewer knows what Barbara's intentions are towards Sheba through her narration.(hide)
November Man has a well-Sequence structured Mystery-Quest-Betrayal design.