12 Fictional Formula of Box-Office Record Breaking Films
Almost all of the blockbuster movies and bestselling novels such as Harry Potter, Star Wars, The Wizard of Oz, The Lord of the Rings, Superman, Batman, Spiderman (actually all Marvel films), Lion King, Matrix, or a step-by-step fictional formula?
Academy and writer Joseph Campbell, famous for his comparative mythology and religion studies, describes this formula in his 1949 book "The Endless Journey of the Hero". In fact, Campbell did not do this to explain the secrets of writing a good novel or script. The twelve thresholds that must have arrived, examining many heroic narratives, from the sacred books to ancient texts and legends. Of course, Hollywood and the writers have not been indifferent to this work that has guaranteed a great deal of success. In almost every work, screenwriters and writers who have benefited from Campbell's fictitious formula of twelve thresholds have received the opposite in reaching millions.
1. The ordinary world of the hero
4. Meeting with Mentor
Karate Kid Miyagi San "width =" 750 "height =" 422 "/> We need a mentor to get rid of this reluctance of Kahramanimiz with a mentor who will give him everything he needs The wise man eliminates the confrontation with the confrontation, the advice and the confidence given to the hero, so that the hero is free of his doubts, the courage and the self-confidence to fight the enemy
5. Pass from threshold
Harry Potter "width =" 750 "height =" 500 "/> The hero is now ready to struggle physically and spiritually, and after the movement he enters the path of no return. it may not be possible for him to lead a life like his old man and his old life.For the first time in his life he may have been thrown into such an adventure and he may be doing something he is always afraid to do.But the transition from this threshold shows that the hero has his journey,
6. Tests, allies, enemies
The hero who goes out of the comfort zone waits a series of tests. Along the way, he struggles with various physical obstacles and obstacles to progress. The hero must come from the top of every difficulty to reach its goal. You should also know who to trust and whom to trust, who can not help yourself. It is possible that during the journey he will win allies to help him defeat his enemies. At this stage, the hero's abilities and powers are tested. And every obstacle beyond it helps the viewer look deeper into the character and identify with him more.
7. Approaching the depths of the cave
The Hero's Endless Mood "width =" 750 "height =" 422 "/> We can give an example of the need to reach Luke Skywalker's Death Star in Star Wars and confront his father Darth Vader, or the Lord of the Rings to reach Mordor, the Frodo's enemy, Sauron, As the hero approaches the cave, he must make his final preparations for the main enemy that must be confronted, and when he reaches the threshold of the cave he may face again with his fears and suspicions.You may need a little time to find the courage to continue.It is necessary to understand the magnitude of the danger and desperation waiting for the hero wait for him the yen helps to increase the voltage before the main test
Luke Skywalker Star Wars "width =" 750 "height =" 500 "/> In order for the hero to survive or represent the continuation of the world or order, it is possible to live an internal crisis.The hero must use all his competencies and the experience he has accumulated on the way to reach the cavern in order to come from the top of the toughest struggle.The hero can live a rebirth and metaphorical resurrection here of his ashes.The story of this hero is the pinnacle and everything he valued depends on this struggle If he fails, he will either die or never live his life the same again.
9. Reward (Slaughter seize)
The Lord of the Endless Journeys of the Hero "width =" 750 "height =" 500 "/> After releasing the hero's enemy and surviving the death, Whatever their reward, which will facilitate the transformation of the hero into the ordinary world, should be left to celebrate their gains, and be prepared as soon as possible in the final stages of the journey
10. Way back
The Hero's Endless Hulk "width =" 750 "height =" 422 "/> This phase represents the opposite reflection of the Macaraya Call, the first threshold the hero must cross. But this time he may face a variety of reactions such as applause, insults, exclusion, etc. The journey is not over yet, it may need a lasting impulse for the ordinary world, a choice between his ordinary life and his family or the main task he has to undertake for the society he is in. either he will continue his old ordinary life or give up everything he loves for the main matter
11. Resurrection (Peak Point)
Wolverine "width =" 750 "height =" 375 "/> This stage is the hero's final and most dangerous encounter with death: the final battle is much greater than the hero's own presence The end result of the war is that the ordinary world of the hero and the people left behind have a wide range of effects on life and if they fail they will suffer more of what they leave behind and it will not only become more of a burden on the hero's shoulders, the hero is successful, he destroys the enemy, and ends the war and is reborn.