Like Psycho and The Sixth Sense, this film will use suspense, action to the maximum by playing psychological tricks to produce tension and anxiety amongst the audience. The meticulous direction will be another factor for the audience to be glued to their seats. Similarly, the direction technique used in Memento will be employed by presenting one story line related to the future, while the other story revealing past. This technique will leave the audience guessing, escalating the chances of success.
The storyline is immensely influenced by literature on psychological thrillers and other movies of the same genre. Throughout the film, diversified literary techniques derived from other movies and texts shall be employed. The movie will open with a scene of Clarke, lying unconscious in a pool of blood washed up near the river Lea with police and ambulance sirens honking aloud, as rescue workers desperately transport Clarke for medical aid. The next scene will portray a man enveloped in gauze bandages, with a deep voice referring to the man in the bed as ‘I’ (Stasio 2012). This direct participation of the hero through first-person narrative will fully absorb the audience; hence, enabling them to fully comprehend the mechanics of the character’s mental and emotional state. Furthermore, narration will aids in triumphantly manifesting character’s mental psyche by using emotionally laden and evocative words, vivid expositions illustrating his cognitive inability, and connection establishing visuals. This literary method is termed as stream of consciousness (Sang 2010). Literary techniques derived from texts and other movies will play an integral role in direction to engage the audience fully and to retain their attention throughout.
As memory is the crux of the plot; hence, it will be accentuated throughout the film by employing another favourite psychological thriller literary