The story ends satisfactorily – this is known as closure.
Linear structure. So a linear
narrative will go in a straight line – or
normally in chronological order
A multi-stand narrative.
A multi-strand structure means there are
several narratives running at the same
1.Catherine tries to look after with her grandchild 2.
Catherine tries to catch the guy,who had rapped her
daughter 3. Kidnapping of the girl
Codes ,which limit audience information. A puzzle
to be solved "who/what/why"?
Who kidnapped Ann? What will
happen with Catherine Grandson?
The plot constructs a puzzle that the audience is
asked to solve while the characters act out the
Exposition – meeting the characters, establishing the
setting: setting the tone – establishing the normal of the film
world •Rising Action – the central conflict is introduced and
the tension between the protagonist and the antagonist
begins to mount
Exposition - meeting Catherine, knowing her life better, what she is
doing, story about her daughter,her typical life. Complication - Tommy
Lee is introduced, Catherine recognises him as he rapped her
Climax- Tommy and Ashley kidnapped Ann and Catherine tries to
chase them. Moreover Tommy realised that her grandson is his biological
son and tells him that he is his father.
Climax – The climax is the turning point, which
marks a change, for the better or the worse, in the
protagonist’s future. •Resolution – the creation of
the new normal. The conflict is resolved
Equlibrium =everything seems normal and calm.
Disruption = crime. Resolution = crime solved. New
equilibrium is produced to end of the narrative.
Equilibrium = usual Catherine's life , policewoman days, grandson.
Disruption = Ann's kidnapping. Resolution = Catherine caught
Tommy and beat him almost to death. New equilibrium = some
kind of change for Catherine as she finally caught Tommy(for
kidnapping and daughter's rape). The final scene is she looks on the
mountain,sun shines and she smiles.