acceleration of a film usually starts after the midpoint,
or it is about the latter part of the second act in a
three-act film. Acceleration is also equivalent to the
descending action of a classical play. During acceleration
conflict culminates and the
protagonist approaches the inevitable, or the resolution
to the story.
route from acceleration to resolution goes through a
plot point, which has a descriptive name "the point
of no return".
comedy things are getting better after "the point
of no return". In a tragedy the things get worse, and
there is no returning to the past.
to the Swedish film dramaturgist Ola Olsson, the
drama structure of a fiction film has six parts:
culmination of conflicts (acceleration)