Diary of a Film by Niven Govinden

Diary of a Film

Niven Govinden

fiction emotional reflective slow-paced

224 pages | first published 2021


An auteur, together with his lead actors, is at a prestigious European festival to premier his latest film.Alone one morning at a backstreet café, he strikes up a conversation with a local woman who takes him on a walk to uncover the city's secret...
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reflective 100%
emotional 80%
inspiring 40%
challenging 20%
hopeful 20%
lighthearted 20%
sad 20%


slow 80%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | A mix: 25%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 25%

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