Crazy Creatives thought of bringing a special segment about books that were made into films!
Sami :the crowd looks big
Jot:roll my eyes this girl
she better pick my fav
Thousands of books were made into films
but some stand out
Please note that this is not a official list.
The Top 10 films are what we CC's thought would be interesting for all of us.
So feel Free to Add any movie you feel should have been there.
We are including some famous films, some fun films and some just films!!!
Cinema at its very colorful best!
So friends first and foremost film' that comes to mind when we talk about books is the Saga of Scarlet in American civil war era!!
A book by Margaret Mitchell
1939 Hollywood classic,
a major box office hit..
Gone with the Wind
We are Bollywood fans so how can we forget Bollywood here?
Many famous novels were adapted into films!
Bimal Roy had brought Sharat Chandra into life and many stories of Tagore were also grace of celluloid.
But we decided to choose a recent blockbuster based on Chetan Bhagat's story:
Now friends lets go to France and relive the tragedies,poverty and human suffering around the French revolution!
The story of goodness among despair and sufferings.
Humanity at its best and worse at the same time!!
Victor Hugo's Les Miserables has been made into classic many times.
A timeless story a must watch for all of us.
A Nobel Prize for literature..
A story of a Doctor in changing Russia..
A self portrait of Boris Pasternak
the struggles a russian doctor/poet during Russian revolution and journey beyond.
Story of Lara and Dr.Zhivago
Beautiful ,alive and amazing story of Dr.Zhivago!
Many of you may feel where are classic romantic adaptations of Jane Austin
But we felt that best Adaptations from books were television series of BBC
so we decided to concentrate on some other genre of films!
But we welcome you to discuss her stories along with bronte sisters and tell us which adaptation touched you most.
A saga of modern day witch craft. Magic of Harry Potter series
brought some of best films made on this famous series by J K Rowling
World War 2--the most tragic conflict in the history.
The Holocaust -The sufferings in polish ghetto
Story of a survivor of Holocaust taken from his memoirs.
This Polish composer of Jewish origin Wladyslaw Szpilman suffered a tragedy and survived to tell the world of brutal nazi occupation of Poland
a finest film with amazing performance
please watch and share your thoughts with us
A film based on crime themed novel by Mario Puzo is considered one of greatest films of all times
The god Father -
Based on scillian mafia in new York in mid 20th century is film to be seen! The first and second films in the series are most recognized
but you are welcome to watch all!
The English patient
Coming back to the tragedy of world war 2
We would like to share another famous Oscar wining film!
The English patient based on Canadian Sri Lankan writer
The film is a must see for everyone
Now friends lets talk about something magical and amazing -
lions and witches and world of children fantasy!
A 7 book series by CS Lewis
*a chapal for sami came from jot*
Jot: Grrr sami how dare you!
Sami: What did I do ?
Jot: you forgot the most famous series!How could you break hearts of millions of girls?
All in love with Edward Cullen or the werewolf hunk, Jacob Black?!
*jot takes the mike away from sami*
Jot: ladies and more Ladies..
Let me introduce the best film ever made in history...
--The Twilight Saga!
*Radha glares and jot and sami fighting for mike*
Radha: off with you and let me continue both of you!
Friends this was our list but there are many more and add them in your replies we would love to know some more of it!
Edited by sami01 - 22 January 2013 at 2:07pm