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The structure and the form are united

 Dramaturgical model of film.
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The form of the film is its structure. Dramaturgy deals with the structure and form of film. Film happens here and now, progressing from the beginning through the middle to the end. This basic structure (form) can further be divided into very detailed parts, using terms such as act, scene, sequence, curve of action, rhythm, shot, flashback etc.

In the screenplay phase it is most important to divide the film into acts and scenes. There is usually no clear division of the acts, but the scenes are recorded in detail.

Form is not a mold: A good, enjoyable film is not a copy of another good film, even though an analysis almost always reveals structural similarities between films.


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