Drama (film and television)

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In film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone.wikipedia
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Docudrama

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In film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone.
A docudrama (or documentary drama) is a genre of radio and television programming, feature film, and staged theatre, which features dramatized re-enactments of actual events.

Television show

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In film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone.
A show may be fictional (as in comedies and dramas), or non-fictional (as in documentary, news, and reality television).

Teen drama

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Drama of this kind is usually qualified with additional terms that specify its particular subgenre, such as "police crime drama", "political drama", "legal drama", "historical period drama", "domestic drama", "teen drama" or "comedy-drama".
A teen drama is a genre or type of drama series with a major focus on teenage characters.

Film

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In film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone.
For prestige films such as most dramas and art films, the influence of reviews is important.

Fiction

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In film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone. All forms of cinema or television that involve fictional stories are forms of drama in the broader sense if their storytelling is achieved by means of actors who represent (mimesis) characters.
However, fiction may also encompass comic books, and many animated cartoons, stop motions, anime, manga, films, video games, radio programs, television programs (comedies and dramas), etc.

Drama

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All forms of cinema or television that involve fictional stories are forms of drama in the broader sense if their storytelling is achieved by means of actors who represent (mimesis) characters.
It is this narrower sense that the film and television industries, along with film studies, adopted to describe "drama" as a genre within their respective media.

Crime film

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Stylistically, the genre may overlap and combine with many other genres, such as drama or gangster film, but also include comedy, and, in turn, is divided into many sub-genres, such as mystery, suspense or noir.

Film industry

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All forms of cinema or television that involve fictional stories are forms of drama in the broader sense if their storytelling is achieved by means of actors who represent (mimesis) characters.
Key to this was the emergence of the masala film genre, which combines elements of multiple genres (action, comedy, romance, drama, melodrama, musical).

Melodrama

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Melodrama films are a subgenre of drama films characterised by a plot that appeals to the heightened emotions of the audience.

Genre

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In film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone.

Narrative

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In film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone.

Humour

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In film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone.

Police procedural

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Drama of this kind is usually qualified with additional terms that specify its particular subgenre, such as "police crime drama", "political drama", "legal drama", "historical period drama", "domestic drama", "teen drama" or "comedy-drama".

Political drama

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Drama of this kind is usually qualified with additional terms that specify its particular subgenre, such as "police crime drama", "political drama", "legal drama", "historical period drama", "domestic drama", "teen drama" or "comedy-drama".

Legal drama

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Drama of this kind is usually qualified with additional terms that specify its particular subgenre, such as "police crime drama", "political drama", "legal drama", "historical period drama", "domestic drama", "teen drama" or "comedy-drama".

Historical period drama

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Drama of this kind is usually qualified with additional terms that specify its particular subgenre, such as "police crime drama", "political drama", "legal drama", "historical period drama", "domestic drama", "teen drama" or "comedy-drama".

Domestic drama

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Drama of this kind is usually qualified with additional terms that specify its particular subgenre, such as "police crime drama", "political drama", "legal drama", "historical period drama", "domestic drama", "teen drama" or "comedy-drama".

Comedy-drama

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Drama of this kind is usually qualified with additional terms that specify its particular subgenre, such as "police crime drama", "political drama", "legal drama", "historical period drama", "domestic drama", "teen drama" or "comedy-drama".

Setting (narrative)

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These terms tend to indicate a particular setting or subject-matter, or else they qualify the otherwise serious tone of a drama with elements that encourage a broader range of moods.

Mood (literature)

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These terms tend to indicate a particular setting or subject-matter, or else they qualify the otherwise serious tone of a drama with elements that encourage a broader range of moods.

Television

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All forms of cinema or television that involve fictional stories are forms of drama in the broader sense if their storytelling is achieved by means of actors who represent (mimesis) characters.

Actor

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All forms of cinema or television that involve fictional stories are forms of drama in the broader sense if their storytelling is achieved by means of actors who represent (mimesis) characters.

Representation (arts)

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All forms of cinema or television that involve fictional stories are forms of drama in the broader sense if their storytelling is achieved by means of actors who represent (mimesis) characters.

Mimesis

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All forms of cinema or television that involve fictional stories are forms of drama in the broader sense if their storytelling is achieved by means of actors who represent (mimesis) characters.