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What Makes a Good Movie Adaptation of a Classic Book? 7SistersHomeschool.com

What Makes a Good Movie Adaptation of a Classic Book?

One of my favorite directors who has taken classic literature and brought it onto the silver screen is Kenneth Branagh and his productions of several of Shakespeare’s plays. Branagh dares to set the stories in entirely the wrong time period, in the wrong country, even, and yet I love his productions. Why? Because he seems to understand the SPIRIT of the play, and he successfully translates that SPIRIT into the setting he chooses for his production.
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