John Irving " a Prayer for Owen Meany»
Every sphere of human activity is imbued with a religious component, especially its direct reflection — literature. Probably, the image of Christ is more often found in books. How could…

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Best film adaptations of modern and classical literature (part 1)
"Read this book, absolutely!"- advised me a friend at a literary forum, to which I, hearing a familiar name, replied with an invitation to view the film adaptation of the…

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YURI OLESHA NICKNAMED " WRITER»
My soul is the last atom your soul. <Yu. O.> Man lived, man wrote. Years passed, the man was forgotten. And they didn't remember much when they were alive. Not…

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BEST FILM ADAPTATIONS OF FICTION: CONTINUED (part 2)

«Norwegian wood»
The film adaptation of the most popular novel abroad by Haruki Murakami. The Director is the French-Vietnamese Director Chan an hung, who did not distinguish himself in any way before or after “Norwegian forest”. The film was released in 2010. What will immediately please connoisseurs of the canons-the movie was shot in Japan and with Japanese actors. Why then did not pick up a Director from Japan, it is unclear. The film, however, was not harmed by Chang an-hung’s foreign origin.

The plot is not different from the original, the characters are also unchanged: there is Watanabe, the protagonist, a loner and taciturn, is Naoko Continue reading

BEST FILM ADAPTATIONS OF FICTION: CONTINUED (part 1)

Best film adaptations of fiction: continued

A good adaptation of the book – not so rare guest at the table of kinoguitan. This is a definite plus. But a bad film adaptation is even less rare. With the crisis of ideas that engulfed the minds of Directors and gave birth to a plentiful stream of sequels, the craving for transferring literature to the screen did not slow down, and it is not so important – what and how. Modern Hollywood (and it is accepted for some reason to look up to it) produces an enormous number of film adaptations, with the literary original of which, believe me, few people would want to get acquainted. Continue reading

NO, WE DON’T NEED A SALINGER LIKE THAT!

It’s easy to write bad things about a good movie, even easier to write bad things. But how to write about a bad movie that is dedicated… Salinger… about the documentary film that tells us about Him, about the very person who has long been elevated by the world to a literary pedestal, who gave rise to a thousand legends and rumors, and about whom we would always like to know a little more. Continue reading

Read the book correctly
What is difficult in reading books-opened, read, closed. If reading is a way to amuse yourself or pass a free evening, then this is enough. But if you want to…

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Best film adaptations of modern and classical literature (part 2)
"Azazel» Based on a novel by Boris Akunin. Who is surprised-sit down quickly, but I think that "Azazel" is the most successful translation of Erast Fandorin's adventures on the screen.…

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Adolfo Sanchez Vasquez. Kafka's character Joseph K
In this work, we propose to discover the rich and complex Kafkaesque world through one of its Central characters. In General, we will start our journey together with the inhabitant…

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FREE CHILDREN'S BOOKS: A STEP - BY-STEP GUIDE TO ORDERING
Basic information Children's books for free? Yes, absolutely. In this article, I will tell you how to order children's books for yourself without spending a single ruble. You heard right.…

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