Through images and quotations, each of these posts explores a different film adaptation and the devices it uses to transform literary source material for the big screen.
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Ritesh batra’s the sense of an ending adaptation (2017)
Julian Barnes’ Booker Prize winning novel is a meditation on time, memory and responsibility. But how does filmmaker Ritesh Batra suggest memory’s fallibility – its blurry, faded, half truths – in a medium that presents events as they really are?
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Joe Wright’s Pride & prejudice adaptation (2005)
When Joe Wright’s Pride & Prejudice adaptation arrived in cinemas in 2005, it competed for the hearts and minds of an audience still attached to the iconic BBC television series from Andrew Davies and Simon Langton ten years earlier. Their’s was a comprehensive six hour adaptation; but Wright had just over two. Here are some of the ways Joe Wright makes his film adaptation stand out.