Hotel Rwanda

Storyform

SYNOPSIS: "The true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda."  Synopsis source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

Main Character Resolve: Change
Paul Rusesabagina changes his essential nature while attempting to solve the story's problem.

Main Character Growth: Start
regarding Paul Rusesabagina, the audience is waiting for something to start.

Main Character Approach: Be-er
Paul Rusesabagina prefers a mental solution to his problem.

Main Character Problem-Solving Style: Linear
Paul Rusesabagina uses linear problem-solving techniques.

Story Driver: Action
In terms of the overall plot, actions force decisions to be made.

Story Limit: Optionlock
The story climax occurs because all options have been exhausted.

Story Outcome: Success
In terms of the overall plot, the original goal is achieved.

Story Judgment: Good
Paul Rusesabagina ultimately succeeds in resolving his personal problems.

Overall Story Throughline

Civil War in Rwanda

Overall Story Throughline: Universe
Overall Story Concern: Present
Overall Story Issue: Attempt vs. Work
Overall Story Problem: Inaction
Overall Story Solution: Protection
Overall Story Symptom: Reevaluation
Overall Story Response: Evaluation
Overall Story Catalyst: Work
Overall Story Inhibitor: Doubt
Overall Story Benchmark: Progress
Overall Story Signpost 1: Future
Overall Story Signpost 2: Progress
Overall Story Signpost 3: Present
Overall Story Signpost 4: Past

Main Character Throughline

Paul Rusesabagina

Main Character Throughline: Psychology
Main Character Concern: Conceiving
Main Character Issue: Expediency vs. Need
Main Character Problem: Inaction
Main Character Solution: Protection
Main Character Symptom: Production
Main Character Response: Reduction
Main Character Unique Ability: Permission
Main Character Critical Flaw: Preconditions
Main Character Benchmark: Being
Main Character Signpost 1: Being
Main Character Signpost 2: Becoming
Main Character Signpost 3: Conceiving
Main Character Signpost 4: Conceptualizing

Influence Character Throughline

Tatiana Rusesabagina

Influence Character Throughline: Physics
Influence Character Concern: Learning
Influence Character Issue: Analysis vs. Strategy
Influence Character Problem: Acceptance
Influence Character Solution: Ability
Influence Character Symptom: Reevaluation
Influence Character Response: Evaluation
Influence Character Unique Ability: Prerequisites
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Deficiency
Influence Character Benchmark: Doing
Influence Character Signpost 1: Understanding
Influence Character Signpost 2: Doing
Influence Character Signpost 3: Obtaining
Influence Character Signpost 4: Learning

Relationship Story Throughline

Husband/Wife

Relationship Story Throughline: Mind
Relationship Story Concern: Conscious
Relationship Story Issue: Doubt vs. Investigation
Relationship Story Problem: Reduction
Relationship Story Solution: Production
Relationship Story Symptom: Reevaluation
Relationship Story Response: Evaluation
Relationship Story Catalyst: Investigation
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Attempt
Relationship Story Benchmark: Preconscious
Relationship Story Signpost 1: Memory
Relationship Story Signpost 2: Preconscious
Relationship Story Signpost 3: Conscious
Relationship Story Signpost 4: Subconscious

Addditional Story Points

Key Structural Appreciations

Overall Story Goal: Present
Overall Story Consequence: Conscious
Overall Story Cost: Learning
Overall Story Dividend: Conceiving
Overall Story Requirements: Progress
Overall Story Prerequisites: Preconscious
Overall Story Preconditions: Doing
Overall Story Forewarnings: Being

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