" In reality, a memorable character depends much more on the actor than it does the screenwriter. After all, a well-written screenplay is a lot of dialogue and a terse description of the action. A blue print for the movie. A well-written screenplay also devotes itself to conflict (plot) more than to a character’s emotions or quirks or dialect. The latter is the actor’s job. So how do you write compelling characters, and not just witty dialogue, within the limitations of a screenplay? By writing your character into telling situations. "
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