How Do You Show Somebody Not Showing Their Feelings?


In real life we hide our true feelings all the time. In TV & film, actors and directors take advantage of enigmatic closeups and background music to show viewers that they’re hiding something. What can you, as a writer, do to set up this situation in your script without going over the top?

HINT: Subtext for the win. (Now all you have to do is figure out how to create it.)

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