Would "Strong Heart" work as a film?

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Would "Strong Heart" work as a film?

Post by Gingerbo0ks » 06 Oct 2017, 06:59

Reading Strong Heart, I can't help but think it would look lovely on TV and would really bring the location to life. You could have some beautiful scenery.

Do you think the story would adapt well to screen? If not, why not? Do you imagine any particular actors as certain characters? Is there anything that could be changed for a TV audience?
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Post by kandscreeley » 06 Oct 2017, 07:09

It's amazing what they make into films. I mean I never thought they would make the book Where the Wild Things Are into a movie, but... So I say anything can work as a movie...
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Post by Gingerbo0ks » 06 Oct 2017, 15:35

This is true. I was surprised when they made a movie of "Fantastic Beasts and where to find them" There seems to be a lot of films and shows based on books appearing recently. You can't please everyone with the adaptations though.
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Post by Amagine » 06 Oct 2017, 17:11

It probably would be a good movie.
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Post by Salsabila » 06 Oct 2017, 22:23

I believe it would. Adventure stories tend to make even better films

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Post by Taniatt » 06 Oct 2017, 23:48

I think it would make a great film.

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Post by BoyLazy » 07 Oct 2017, 05:01

kandscreeley wrote:It's amazing what they make into films. I mean I never thought they would make the book Where the Wild Things Are into a movie, but... So I say anything can work as a movie...
It can be a hindi movie. It is interesting and beautiful.
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Post by Amagine » 07 Oct 2017, 07:28

Salsabila wrote:I believe it would. Adventure stories tend to make even better films
Adventure stories do make good movies!
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Post by BoyLazy » 07 Oct 2017, 07:46

Amagine wrote:
Salsabila wrote:I believe it would. Adventure stories tend to make even better films
Adventure stories do make good movies!
Yes, beautiful locations are very likeable.
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Post by Amagine » 07 Oct 2017, 08:14

The scenery of the movie would be great
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Post by meteku4 » 07 Oct 2017, 08:16

It will probably be a good movie, but maybe shorter since most of the detailed descriptions will now be missing.
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Post by Amagine » 07 Oct 2017, 08:21

meteku4 wrote:It will probably be a good movie, but maybe shorter since most of the detailed descriptions will now be missing.
They would have to condense a lot of stuff.
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Post by CatInTheHat » 07 Oct 2017, 09:36

I think it could be good movie IF they broke up the Strong Heart's stories a bit throughout, like flashbacks, instead of in huge chunks as in the novel.
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Post by Amagine » 07 Oct 2017, 09:59

CatInTheHat wrote:I think it could be good movie IF they broke up the Strong Heart's stories a bit throughout, like flashbacks, instead of in huge chunks as in the novel.
I would prefer if they didn't but you are absolutely right.
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Post by Gingerbo0ks » 07 Oct 2017, 11:20

CatInTheHat wrote:I think it could be good movie IF they broke up the Strong Heart's stories a bit throughout, like flashbacks, instead of in huge chunks as in the novel.
Yea I think I would prefer it this way.
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