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Adapted Screenplay Challenge (7)

For my seventh Adapted Screenplay Challenge, I have selected films based upon books nominated for the National Book Award for Fiction. These represent a baker's dozen of award finalists and winners, both hardbound and paperback, published and adapted for film since 1950. The last entry, a wish list item, is VERY long and I may not have time for it.

Again, the rules are the same: I'll first read the source and then watch the film, whereupon I will write a summary of the original material along with a review on how it was adapted, noting any significant changes or embellishments. All films must be ones I have not seen along with fictional works I have not read. Also, all…

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  • Paris Trout

    1

  • Housekeeping

    2

  • The Yellow Birds

    3

  • House of Sand and Fog

    4

  • Bastard Out of Carolina

    5

  • Blonde

    6

  • Pigeon Feathers

    7

  • The Group

    8

  • The Chosen

    9

  • Le Divorce

    10

  • Billy Bathgate

    11

  • All the Pretty Horses

    12

  • War and Remembrance

    13