Good Will Hunting — The Psychology of Character

Good Will Hunting — The Psychology of Character

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Good Will Hunting is a film that puts the psychological aspects of story structure right on the surface. This video examines how characters use defense mechanisms to protect themselves, how the supporting characters in a story can be designed to weaken these defenses, and how these elements work together to create a powerful catharsis for both the characters and the audience.

Produced by: Michael Tucker (
Written by: Brian Bitner (
Edited by: Alex Calleros (

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