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Unformatted text preview: Find the subtext, not the text. Find the inner problem, the character flaw and that will lead you to the objective. • There are moment objectives, which are informed by the scene objective, which is informed by the super objective. You can use the supplied grids to track any of these levels – it is a question of which scale are you currently problem solving. Rev. 1/08 1 of 2 DIRECTING FOR FILM 1 (FIL 2480) DIRECTOR’S BOOK BEAT BREAKDOWN GRIDS In the scene below, the breakdown has been applied to a script page, noting the character emotions, objectives, and decisions as they occur to each character. The events are circled with the names of the characters noted who are affected by the new information. The scene objectives have been noted for overall focus in the narrative analysis. Excerpt from Glengarry Glen Ross , D. Mamet Rev. 1/08 2 of 2...
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- Glengarry Glen Ross, Film director, David Mamet