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PTA Story Structures

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on: December 22, 2019, 09:17:40 PM
Hi all- Does anyone have any thoughts or links/books on the types of story structures that PTA has used in his various films?

In my opinion, it's easy (and a bit lazy) for critics to describe his films as meandering operas or meditations or whatever, but PTA's known to be a proponent of certain classic scriptwriting tropes... 20 minutes in, he wants the Inciting Event, etc., so I'm wondering if people have discussed his films in relation to things like 3/5 act structure.

Any help would be much appreciated!