An underprivileged high school student must compromise his principles when he is taken under the wing of a corrupt businessman. However, as his pride gets the best of him, it ignites a battle of wits between mentor and protege.
This sounds interesting, but I think it’s unclear what the corrupt businessman is offering the student and what the battle of wits is over.
After accepting mentorship by a corrupt businessman, a poor but principled high school student’s pride ignites a battle of wits between the two over …
This draft of the logline raises too many questions and as a result is confusing.
Who is the MC?
What is their inciting incident?
What is their goal?
Why must he compromise? What is at stake? Why now? What is the inciting incident? Why would a corrupt businessman take anyone under his wing? What does pride getting the best of him mean what does it look like? A mentor for what? A protege for what? What can a corrupt businessman mentor a student in?
Hope this help.