Talk to Her (Hable con ella)

Storyform

SYNOPSIS: "Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas."  Synopsis source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

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

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

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

Main Character Problem-Solving Style: Linear
Marco 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: Failure
In terms of the overall plot, the original goal is not achieved.

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

Overall Story Throughline

Caring for Comatose Women

Overall Story Throughline: Universe
Overall Story Concern: Future
Overall Story Issue: Preconception vs. Openness
Overall Story Problem: Uncontrolled
Overall Story Solution: Control
Overall Story Symptom: Help
Overall Story Response: Hinder
Overall Story Catalyst: Openness
Overall Story Inhibitor: Denial
Overall Story Benchmark: Progress
Overall Story Signpost 1: Past
Overall Story Signpost 2: Present
Overall Story Signpost 3: Progress
Overall Story Signpost 4: Future

Main Character Throughline

Marco

Main Character Throughline: Psychology
Main Character Concern: Becoming
Main Character Issue: Responsibility vs. Commitment
Main Character Problem: Uncontrolled
Main Character Solution: Control
Main Character Symptom: Conscience
Main Character Response: Temptation
Main Character Unique Ability: Rationalization
Main Character Critical Flaw: Attitude
Main Character Benchmark: Being
Main Character Signpost 1: Conceptualizing
Main Character Signpost 2: Being
Main Character Signpost 3: Becoming
Main Character Signpost 4: Conceiving

Influence Character Throughline

Benigño

Influence Character Throughline: Physics
Influence Character Concern: Obtaining
Influence Character Issue: Morality vs. Ability
Influence Character Problem: Oppose
Influence Character Solution: Support
Influence Character Symptom: Help
Influence Character Response: Hinder
Influence Character Unique Ability: Approach
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Obligation
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

Male Friendship

Relationship Story Throughline: Mind
Relationship Story Concern: Subconscious
Relationship Story Issue: Denial vs. Closure
Relationship Story Problem: Uncontrolled
Relationship Story Solution: Control
Relationship Story Symptom: Logic
Relationship Story Response: Feeling
Relationship Story Catalyst: Closure
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Preconception
Relationship Story Benchmark: Preconscious
Relationship Story Signpost 1: Memory
Relationship Story Signpost 2: Subconscious
Relationship Story Signpost 3: Conscious
Relationship Story Signpost 4: Preconscious

Addditional Story Points

Key Structural Appreciations

Overall Story Goal: Future
Overall Story Consequence: Subconscious
Overall Story Cost: Obtaining
Overall Story Dividend: Becoming
Overall Story Requirements: Progress
Overall Story Prerequisites: Preconscious
Overall Story Preconditions: Doing
Overall Story Forewarnings: Being

Plot Progression Visualizations

Dynamic Act Schematics

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