Joseph Campbell wrote about the factors that all epic stories have in common, which he called the Monomyth. Part of that is the Hero’s Journey, which ties just about every story, or in the modern world, blockbuster movies, together. Here are the 12 steps in this journey.
We all have something in common with the hero -stage one. That way, we can put ourselves in his place (or rarely, her place). And since he returns to that place in the end, we can all feel good about ourselves as we go home from the theater. This short film is Iskander Krayenbosch’s graduation project at University HKU.