Ida

Storyform

SYNOPSIS: "Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the Nazi occupation."  Synopsis Source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

Main Character Resolve: Steadfast
Ida maintains his essential nature while attempting to solve the story's problem.

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

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

Main Character Problem-Solving Style: Holistic
Ida uses holistic 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
Ida ultimately succeeds in resolving his personal problems.

Overall Story Throughline

Digging Up The Past

Overall Story Throughline: Universe
Overall Story Concern: Past
Overall Story Issue: Fate vs. Destiny
Overall Story Problem: Knowledge
Overall Story Solution: Thought
Overall Story Symptom: Chaos
Overall Story Response: Order
Overall Story Catalyst: Interdiction
Overall Story Inhibitor: Conditioning
Overall Story Benchmark: Present
Overall Story Signpost 1: Past
Overall Story Signpost 2: Progress
Overall Story Signpost 3: Future
Overall Story Signpost 4: Present

Main Character Throughline

Ida

Main Character Throughline: Psychology
Main Character Concern: Conceptualizing
Main Character Issue: Situation vs. Circumstances
Main Character Problem: Actuality
Main Character Solution: Perception
Main Character Symptom: Chaos
Main Character Response: Order
Main Character Unique Ability: Circumstances
Main Character Critical Flaw: Falsehood
Main Character Benchmark: Conceiving
Main Character Signpost 1: Conceiving
Main Character Signpost 2: Conceptualizing
Main Character Signpost 3: Becoming
Main Character Signpost 4: Being

Influence Character Throughline

Wanda

Influence Character Throughline: Physics
Influence Character Concern: Understanding
Influence Character Issue: Senses vs. Interpretation
Influence Character Problem: Knowledge
Influence Character Solution: Thought
Influence Character Symptom: Desire
Influence Character Response: Ability
Influence Character Unique Ability: Interpretation
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Destiny
Influence Character Benchmark: Learning
Influence Character Signpost 1: Understanding
Influence Character Signpost 2: Doing
Influence Character Signpost 3: Obtaining
Influence Character Signpost 4: Learning

Relationship Story Throughline

Relationship Story Throughline: Mind
Relationship Story Concern: Memory
Relationship Story Issue: Truth vs. Falsehood
Relationship Story Problem: Inertia
Relationship Story Solution: Change
Relationship Story Symptom: Chaos
Relationship Story Response: Order
Relationship Story Catalyst: Suspicion
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Sense of Self
Relationship Story Benchmark: Conscious
Relationship Story Signpost 1: Memory
Relationship Story Signpost 2: Preconscious
Relationship Story Signpost 3: Subconscious
Relationship Story Signpost 4: Conscious

Addditional Story Points

Key Structural Appreciations

Overall Story Goal: Past
Overall Story Consequence: Memory
Overall Story Cost: Understanding
Overall Story Dividend: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Requirements: Present
Overall Story Prerequisites: Conscious
Overall Story Preconditions: Learning
Overall Story Forewarnings: Conceiving

Plot Progression Visualizations

Dynamic Act Schematics

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