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Dunkirk

A missing Relationship Story Throughline and a deficient Main Character Throughline steer this narrative towards propaganda.

Structure: 2/5 | Entertainment: 5/5

As covered in the Throughline analysis of Christopher Nolan's WWII thriller, Dunkirk is not a complete story. The lack of a fully-developed Relationship Story Throughline and a weak and deficient Main Character Throughline causes the film to come across more like propaganda, rather than narrative argument. Enough of a story exists, however, to warrant a closer look and perhaps suggest ways to develop the film into a complete...

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