- Create suspense: (will they get killed, no they
- Dealing with suspense.
Difficulty is the fuel that lights our acting fires.
When the characters have goals that are easy to attain, or if they give up
trying, the audience loses interest in them. The greater the struggle, the more
the excitement. The larger the risk, the greater the suspense.
- Keep audience suspended:
(will he or won't he).
- Keep audience with suspense.
- Keep rubber band stretched. What
shape the scene should take. What is the suspense
based on: (her breaking.) Play brings humanity against government.
- Machine like. By choices: How is it possible?
Doing it because it was written that way. End result must be
credibility. Bring up doubts in
character, will create more suspense. All possibilities for
What does she mean, a lot of unanswered questions.
- Must have suspense.
- Mystery can be more than suspense, here it is.
Main essence of story. Where is the efficient?
What is the story? What is the purpose of scene. What are the
moments that progress scene? The story efficient.
Lorn Dern; funny face, not a beauty, but sexy. Beauty comes within.
- Mystery, definition: a normal view of people in dramatic situation, with an emphasize on
- Mystery: not necessarily a puzzle to be solved. Based on
main focus, scare the audience. Don't be gloomy or
mysterious. Approach to work that it is witty, charming, macabre.
- Mystery: suspense in the
- Not here to find out the suspense, play it.
- Pictures have meaning." Don't do the
image that is normal, ruins suspense.
- Prolong your movements: audience, will they,
- Set up danger, you don't have suspense.
- Suspense comes from the doing of it. Peter Lorrie
- Suspense is: what is the catch?
- Suspense of story is: (like a moth around the hot
light until she falls in.)
- What difficulties the
character are under at moment. Create
you have to be in difficulties.
- What shape the scene should take. What
is the suspense based on: (her breaking.) Play
brings humanity against government.
- Why is the scene there: to keep audience in suspense. (Why do they become lovers?) How to use scene to
"In the end, it
can't look like acting."