Confronting the Fact of Fiction and the Fiction of Fact

Figure 1. still image from Milcho Manchevski, Mothers (2010) by EILEEN JOY A screenplay is more like a sonnet than a novel. Action on screen unfolds with visceral immediacy, but any story with sweep . . . can only be told with broad impressionistic strokes. The challenge is greater when trying to tell a true[…]