Film Language Tag: complex storytelling
Forms of complex storytelling may range from the interweaving of multiple plotlines to forking-path narratives and network naratives, with plots often involving failures or tricks of memory experienced by a character that are narrated from that character's point of view.
British civilian Dawson (Mark Rylance), his son Peter (Tom Glynn-Carney), and teenage hand George (Barry Keoghan) are headed toward Dunkirk to save soldiers and pick up one (Cillian Murphy) in the water from a wrecked ship. The soldier, shell-shocked, doesn't want to return. George is fatally struck in the head during the disagreement.