The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo — Breaking Convention

Category: Film & Animation, Duration: 15:42, 221470 Views. Source: YouTube, Published by Lessons from the Screenplay on 2018-01-30T15:21:38.000Z Get your first three months of Skillshare for $0.99 at http://skl.sh/lfts99 Support LFTS on Patreon: http://patreon.com/LFTScreenplay Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lessonsfromthescreenplay/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla Website: https://www.lessonsfromthescreenplay.com/ Watch the previous video on The Avengers and traditional act structure: https://youtu.be/j56WPBaiPYQ The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is an exciting thriller about an unlikely pair of misfits trying to solve a forty-year-old crime, but it’s also interesting from a structural perspective. It uses a non-conventional, five-act structure. This video breaks down the anatomy of an act, to examine how the film breaks the rules while following them at the same time. David Fincher quote: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ilcw8Dp1Bh8 BOOKS IN THIS VIDEO (Amazon Affiliate Links) “Into the Woods: A Five-Act Journey Into Story” by John Yorke: http://amzn.to/2GhvLyS “Screenplay” by Syd Field: http://amzn.to/2pEd9Tq Have questions about YouTube Sponsorships? Learn more here: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/6304294?hl=en LFTS Recommended Reading List: https://www.lessonsfromthescreenplay.com/reading-list/ Translate this video: http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_video?ref=share&v=yYMhaILOs-I Thanks to Diego Rojas for composing original music for this video and this channel! Check out more of his work: https://soundcloud.com/diegorojasguitar