Thanksgiving dinner means something different to everyone. To some, it’s a great way to reconnect with the people you love and appreciate how much you have. For others, it’s a stressful balance of egos and emotions.
Below I have posted three examples of Thanksgiving dinners on the big screen. Each of them includes elements of the feelings and emotions I have described above.
As an exercise:
Imagine the characters in your screenplay are going to spend Thanksgiving together. Who will host the event? What will they eat? Will anyone be a no-show? Who sits at the head of the table?