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NOVEL ACTS

Our favourite fiction turns into film


NOVEL ACTS
Our favourite fiction turns into film

Eat Pray Love


 
Eat Pray Love

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Quick Facts: Brad Pitt is producing and Julia Roberts starring in this best-selling memoir about a woman’s quest for personal fulfillment through travel.

 
The Alchemist


 
The Alchemist

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Quick Facts: Laurence Fishburne (Mystic River) is set to produce and direct this flick about a Spanish shepherd’s spiritual journey through Egypt. FYI: the book is the most translated work by a living author and one of the best-selling novels in history.

The Opposite of Love


 
The Opposite of Love

The Opposite of Love by Julie Buxbaum

Quick Facts: Anne Hathaway plays a commitment-phobic attorney whose boyfriend is ready to tie the knot.

Life of Pi


 
Life of Pi

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Quick Facts: Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain) is currently signed on to direct the adaptation of this Canadian novel about an Indian boy who survives 227 days at sea after a shipwreck.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s


 
Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Adaptation Hall of Fame:

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Schindler’s Ark (Schindler’s List)

The Shawshank Redemption

Trainspotting

The Princess Bride

Silence of the Lambs

Fried Green Tomatoes

Pride and Prejudice

Psycho

Casino

 

Jaws

LA Confidential

The Godfather

The English Patient

Blade Runner

American Psycho

Fight Club

Notebook

Forrest Gump

The Firm

English Patient

For more literary adaptations pick up the August issue of FLARE Magazine

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