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What happens when a novel is adapted for the movies. Boyum, former film critic for The Wall Street Journal, answers this question. Through penetrating analyses of 17 films, she provides a fascinating, in-depth look into the language of film.
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Published May 2nd 1989 by Signet (first published October 15th 1985)
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Sep 29, 2011 Nandakishore Varma rated it it was amazing
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It is extremely distressing that this book has so few ratings on GR. It is really a fantastic work, on how one can translate the written word into moving images on a screen.

I harboured ambitions become a film director once: it was because of that I purchased this book. I am glad I did.

The author illustrates, with both failures and successes (according to her, that is) how the POV, colour, tone, metaphor etc. of language are metamorphosed into visuals of film. The analysis is fantastic and worth
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