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I am writing a screenplay about a young (18ish) year old girl who grew up with her mother and never knew her father. Her mother was an actress and was dilusional and would become certain characters, depending on what movie or book she was obsessed with at that moment.

The young girl idolized her mother and they lived a very secluded life. Her mother dies and... Anyway---I\'m trying to create a character who completely thinks she is (and becomes) someone else. Sort of a grieving, post-traumatic stress, dissociative disorder, post-traumatic obsession combination. She reads a character and becomes that person.

I would appreciate any information or thoughts.

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