Bindu Patel and The Lost Spirit
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This thesis consists of practice-led research in the form of a full-length script for a feature film; plus a 6000-word essay (exegesis). A summary of the script is as follows: Bindu Patel is a coming-of-age supernatural, romantic-comedy feature-length screenplay set in Hamilton, New Zealand in the late 2000s. It follows the story of Bindu Patel, a reclusive teenager pining over an unrequited crush, who becomes friends with a spirit, Kahu, who has lost his memory along with his body and needs her help to find it. Together they embark on an adventure that forces Bindu to confront her fears and learn how to be a more mature and empathetic person. The script is framed by an Exegesis which is a 6000-word essay on the subject of: (a) the genre of the script (b) the development process from synopsis to second draft