August 15, 2020

Film adaptations of books that you didn`t know about

Which is better – a movie or a book? This is an eternal question. Artgetting has found a wonderful way out – we suggest reading a book and then watching a movie. And we also want to represent the list of films for you. Enjoy!

The Book Thief

It is a war drama film which is based on the same name novel of Australian writer Markus Zusak. The movie is about a young girl living in Nazi Germany. The girl is fond of reading, she begins to borrow books and share them with the Jewish refugee sheltered by her parents. This is an incredibly emotional drama about wartime and human cruelty.

Little women

Many do not know that the sensational film in 2019, Little Women, is an adaptation of the same name novel by Louisa May Alcott. This is already the seventh adoptation and it seems, the most successful. This is an incredible story about the life of 4 young sisters in wartime. First love, first loss, life’s difficulties – girls go through all this to find true happiness. The film also focuses on the woman’s place in society and how difficult it is to be a woman. The film stars the cast: Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Meryl Streep, Timothee Chalamet.

Gone girl

This is not just a movie where handsome Ben Aflek plays. This is a mysterous story about Nick Dunne whose wife Amy disappeared under unknown circumstances. The film is based on a thriller novel by Gillian Flynn.
At first glance, they were an ideal loving family. But what was hidden behind it? And how does Nick relate to Amy’s disappearance?

The Notebook

This romantic drama is based on Nicholas Sparks` novel. This is an incrreidble love story about Noah and Alison who could not be together for a long time. After going through many obstacles, they stayed together until they reached old age. It was this film that brought Ryan Gosling his first popularity. It is the 15th highest-grossing romantic drama film of all time. The film is worth watching, at least because of its famous scene in the rain.

Emma


And we complete our list with the novelty of 2020. “Emma” is a British comedy-drama film based on the same name novel by Jane Austen. It received generally favourable reviews from critics, and has grossed $25 million worldwide. It is the story about Emma Woodhouse who believes that she is well versed in human characters and therefore can act as a matchmaker for her friends and young people (such a 19th century Tinder). The girl does not notice that her true love is very close.

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