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Novel and film

essays in two genres

by Bruce Morrissette

  • 122 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Robbe-Grillet, Alain, 1922- -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Motion pictures

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBruce Morrissette ; with a foreword by James R. Lawler.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3503 .M624 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 181 p. :
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3020838M
    ISBN 100226540243, 0226540235
    LC Control Number85000995

    It is difficult to turn a novel into a film, while making this film very similar to the novel. I believe my director did a good job of making my film as close as possible to the novel. The film and novel have many similarities, and some differences, but are both a saddening story of racial injustice in the s. There were many similarities.   The bottom line is this: there are two areas where I think the film greatly outweighs the novel, turning a good story into a great one—character and action. I’ll get into the exact meanings of those below, but for now I’ll simply reiterate: the book handled these elements alright, the film handled them expertly.

    Comparison of a Film and Book After reading the book and watching the movie there were similarities and differences between the two. The novel is about manipulating people in believing in something that isn’t really there and about erasing history. Both the book and film focused on: authority, government, and war.   Spotted a great book which hasn’t been made into a film yet, but really needs to be? Are you the filmmaker or producer for the job who can adapt it into a killer screenplay and execute it well?. If so, today we’re going to discuss a little bit about the process of optioning—i.e. acquiring an exclusive agreement for the potential to buy the film rights—and how to get .

      Directed by Lee Daniels. With Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey. In New York City's Harlem circa , an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction/10(K). The Old Man and the Sea (): Similarities and Differences In comparison to the version of this film, Jud Taylor's television film differs far more from Hemingway's novel.


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