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Performance choices in Eating Out

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Eating Out features character interaction, yet each of the four characters appears to be in a different film. This article will examine how performance choices define character interaction. I will identify each character’s ‘circumstances’, ‘objectives’ and ‘actions’, considering how they work together in the short film.

Keywords: action; character; circumstance; interaction; objective; performance

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: European Film College

Publication date: October 1, 2013

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