THE STORY BEGINS WITH PAUL KALANITHI, A SUCCESSFUL NEUROSURGEN IN HIS MID-THIRTIES, LIVING HIS NORMAL LIFE.
SUDDENLY, KALANITHI'S LIFE TAKES AN UNEXPECTED TURN.....
The title of the book is presented in a dark hospital room to foreshadow the series of events ahead. This aslo begins to set the mood for the book trailer.
KALANITHI HAS BEEN TOLD THAT HE HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH TERMINAL LUNG CANCER........
This scene introduces Kalanithi to the audience and gives them some background information about his profession and his lifestyle.
This scene shows another doctor telling Kalanithi some very shocking news. The news is not revealed, therefore grabbing the audience's attention to continue watching.
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This scene shows Kalanithi's reaction to being diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. This touches the audiences' emotions and makes them more attached to the character in the book.
This scene shows Kalanithi laying in a hospital bed dying. There questions aksed on the screen about his survival. This grabs the audiences' attention and makes them want to know what will happen next.
KALANITHI LAYS IN BED, FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE. WILL HE SURVIVE? WILL EVERYTHING END FOR HIM?
This leaves the audience at a "cliff hanger" making them want to purchase the book to find out what happens next.