“A word is not the same with one writer as with another. One tears it from his guts. The other pulls it out of his overcoat pocket.” ~Charles Peguy
Looking for weekend entertainment that includes the arts, screenwriters, creative freedom, exploring the writing process, artists selling their souls, playwrights, scripts and memorable lines from books and movies? Take in a movie with narrative threads that includes all of these elements and more.
There have been many popular films over the decades that successfully and creatively tell stories about the torture and inspiration in a writer’s life. Here are list of ten films that examine what a lifestyle in the literary world involves.
- Adaptation (2002)
- Sunset Blvd(1950)
- Wonder Boys (2000)
- Henry Fool (1997)
- Whisper of the Heart (1995)
- Through A Glass Darkly Lit (1961)
- Stranger than Fiction (2006)
- Squid and the Whale (2005)
- Barton Fink (1991)
- Misery (1990)
Although none of these movies are current titles, most of them can be located through the Internet Movie Data Base. www.imdb.com a wonderful resource for searching out new productions and classic films.
Take in a film this weekend everyone! Come back on Monday for more independent thoughts, words and views.
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