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The Inner Life of Martin Frost: A Film

3.33  ·  Rating details ·  285 ratings  ·  20 reviews
A Picador Paperback Original

A new movie written and directed by Paul Auster, starring David Thewlis, Irene Jacob, Michael Imperioli, and Sophie Auster.

From The New York Trilogy to The Book of Illusions and Travels in the Scriptorium, Paul Auster is one of America's most spectacularly inventive novelists. Smoke, Blue in the Face, and Lulu on the Bridge established him as a
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Paperback, 128 pages
Published May 15th 2007 by Picador (first published September 5th 2000)
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lorinbocol
burp. mi è andata di traverso una palata di banalità.
(noiosissima sceneggiatura, e non avevo nemmeno i popcorn).
Mircalla64
Mar 19, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: postmoderni
la vita interiore di Paul Auster

uno scrittore in una casa isolata, una donna misteriosa, un racconto che prende vita, un male inspiegabile...

breve sceneggiatura, inserita in nuce ne Il Libro delle illusioni, in cui Auster esplora la sua personale visione della musa artistica e del processo creativo, lieve e intrigante, ma essendo una sceneggiatura forse andrebbe più vista sullo schermo...lo cercherò
S. Barberá
Jan 03, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Auster fue mi amor platónico de la adolescencia y de vez en cuando me gusta regresar a él.

Todavía no había leído este guión cinematográfico y me ha sorprendido la originalidad de Auster a la hora de crear una relación entre la realidad y la ficción.

Recomendable para los seguidores de Auster y para aquellos que disfruten leyendo un buen guión cinematográfico.

Ricardo Munguia
Guión de la película que contiene una entrevista a manera de prólogo. La historia trata de un escritor que va a la casa desocupada de uno de sus amigos a terminar de escribir su última novela, en eso llega una joven estudiante universitaria, amiga de los dueños, que había quedado en ocupar la casa para estudiar. Entre ellos surge una historia de romance con un giro al final.

Curiosamente aunque el guión había sido concebido como una historia softcore, no la encuentro nada vulgar y es más bien ent
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Jycel
Dec 27, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: biblioteca
Paul Auster es uno de mis autores favoritos. La vida interior de Martin Frost es el guión cinematográfico que escribió para su película, del mismo nombre. No la he visto ni creo que lo haga, porque el guión me ha dejado muy buena sensación, y creo que con ello basta.

Está cargado de misterio y simbolismos. Al principio no se sabe muy bien qué es lo que está pasando, pero el desconcierto hace que quieras averiguar, que quieras seguir leyendo.

Y cuando por fin todo empieza a tener algo de sentido, t
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Harald
This screenplay is for the dedicated Paul Auster reader, but nevertheless a quite amusing tale of the author (Martin Frost) and his muse, Claire. While Pygmalion comes to life in the hands of the sculptor, the fate of the relationship between Martin and Clair is more ambiguous. The screenplay actually led to a successful film.
Tito Quiling, Jr.
Jul 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
Coming off from Auster's "New York Trilogy" may be a hard sell for his others works, particularly for a screenplay, but one must try and look at different incarnations of writing objectively, despite having a certain bias towards the author. But the fact remains that Auster is always an enjoyable read--wrangling memories, the self, and being a flaneur, wherever that may be.

The book carries an interview piece with Auster and his producer for at least a few pages regarding the adaptation and how h
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Chris
Mar 22, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Auster at his most delectably brilliant - delving as deeply into the nature of the passion of narrative and story as anyone in recent memory. A frame (times at least a half dozen) narrative so brilliantly paced and plotted and stacked that it reveals and obscures not just page by page, but line by line and word by word. Hints of Nabokov's Pale Fire touch the story at points like a glass ribbon on the very outskirts of Martin Frost, but the stories themselves (and make no mistake - there is a plu ...more
linnea
Jun 08, 2007 rated it did not like it
i hate to admit it, but this was lame. I love Auster and most of his work, but this one didn't cut it. I don't know if the film would be any better, but I don't see how. There is no substance to it. Nothing is pulling me in. Sorry Paul.
Elalma
Jun 16, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Intrigante e onirico, quanto basta per perdere la fermata del metro solo per finirlo. Peccato che sia solo una sceneggiatura.
Nestor
May 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A simple vista es una historia muy sencilla entre un escritor y su musa, pero detrás de cada palabra hay una profunda reflexión sobre la vida y las personas que nos rodean e inspiran.
Barbara Ab
Feb 27, 2016 rated it it was ok
A writer, the myth of the muse, extremely well written. Again in my opinion: wasted time of my life.
Anne
Apr 27, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lovely plot and story!
Kitty-Wu
Jan 11, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Regalo de mi amigo Invisible.

Una historia de ensueño, creación y amor, todo en un ambiente mágico.
Lily Jay
Very intriguing.
Xanti Sarabia
Feb 15, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Como escritor, lo queráis, pero como guionista, este hombre no vale nada.
Beatrice
Aug 13, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2010, my-books
A man writing a story about a man writing a story about a man writing a story. (:
Darin
Aug 28, 2011 rated it liked it
I should state that I have not yet seen this film.

Like some of Auster's work, it is more philosophical than entertaining. This is still an interesting piece.
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Paul Auster is the bestselling author of Report from the Interior, Winter Journal, Sunset Park, Invisible, The Book of Illusions, and The New York Trilogy, among many other works. He has been awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize for Literature, the Prix Médicis Étranger, the Independent Spirit Award, and the Premio Napoli. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the American Ac ...more