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Movies that move us : screenwriting and the protagonist's journey.

Author: Craig Batty
Publisher: Basingstoke [etc.] Palgrave Macmillan 2011 [nov]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

From a screenwriting perspective, Batty explores the idea that the protagonist's journey is comprised of two individual yet interwoven threads: the physical journey and the emotional journey. His  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Batty
ISBN: 0230278345 9780230278349
OCLC Number: 987104525
Notes: Met lit opg. - not. - reg. - 'Filmography'
Description: VII, 209 p. ill.
Contents: Acknowledgements PART I: SCREENWRITING AND THE POWER OF THE PROTAGONIST'S JOURNEY Introduction Exploring the Duality of a Screenplay Narrative Mythology and the Hero's Journey Exploring the Hero's Journey Re-Defining the Hero's Journey into a New Model for Screenwriting Conclusion PART II: SCREENPLAY CASE STUDIES Muriel's Wedding Little Voice Cars Forgetting Sarah Marshall Sunshine Cleaning Up Bibliography Filmography Index


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'Dr Batty is the perfect guide to the world of screenwriting. He knows the narrative journey of a character is also a psychological one - how the outer journey is an inner voyage into the depths of Read more...

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