Ratatouille

Storyform

SYNOPSIS: "A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant."  Synopsis source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

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

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

Main Character Approach: Do-er
Remy prefers a physical solution to his problem.

Main Character Problem-Solving Style: Linear
Remy 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
Remy ultimately succeeds in resolving his personal problems.

Overall Story Throughline

Convincing Others that Anybody Can Cook

Overall Story Throughline: Psychology
Overall Story Concern: Conceiving
Overall Story Issue: Permission vs. Deficiency
Overall Story Problem: Certainty
Overall Story Solution: Potentiality
Overall Story Symptom: Non-Acceptance
Overall Story Response: Acceptance
Overall Story Catalyst: Deficiency
Overall Story Inhibitor: Reappraisal
Overall Story Benchmark: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Signpost 1: Conceiving
Overall Story Signpost 2: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Signpost 3: Being
Overall Story Signpost 4: Becoming

Main Character Throughline

Remy

Main Character Throughline: Universe
Main Character Concern: Present
Main Character Issue: Attraction vs. Repulsion
Main Character Problem: Proaction
Main Character Solution: Reaction
Main Character Symptom: Non-Acceptance
Main Character Response: Acceptance
Main Character Unique Ability: Attempt
Main Character Critical Flaw: Analysis
Main Character Benchmark: Past
Main Character Signpost 1: Future
Main Character Signpost 2: Past
Main Character Signpost 3: Progress
Main Character Signpost 4: Present

Influence Character Throughline

Linguini

Influence Character Throughline: Mind
Influence Character Concern: Conscious
Influence Character Issue: Appraisal vs. Reappraisal
Influence Character Problem: Certainty
Influence Character Solution: Potentiality
Influence Character Symptom: Reaction
Influence Character Response: Proaction
Influence Character Unique Ability: Doubt
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Expediency
Influence Character Benchmark: Memory
Influence Character Signpost 1: Memory
Influence Character Signpost 2: Subconscious
Influence Character Signpost 3: Preconscious
Influence Character Signpost 4: Conscious

Relationship Story Throughline

Strange Cooking Team

Relationship Story Throughline: Physics
Relationship Story Concern: Learning
Relationship Story Issue: Prerequisites vs. Preconditions
Relationship Story Problem: Certainty
Relationship Story Solution: Potentiality
Relationship Story Symptom: Reaction
Relationship Story Response: Proaction
Relationship Story Catalyst: Preconditions
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Repulsion
Relationship Story Benchmark: Understanding
Relationship Story Signpost 1: Understanding
Relationship Story Signpost 2: Doing
Relationship Story Signpost 3: Obtaining
Relationship Story Signpost 4: Learning

Addditional Story Points

Key Structural Appreciations

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

Plot Progression Visualizations

Dynamic Act Schematics

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