Would "Strong Heart" work as a film?

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Post by thisisfinal2131 » 10 Nov 2017, 21:06

Why not? After all it is great and enjoyable story and can work up to million making movie. Just need a famed producer

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Post by readingbooks1toall » 11 Nov 2017, 10:23

Yes "Strong Heart" would work as film because story is well fabricated and has deep interest in it.

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Post by Que Lopez » 14 Nov 2017, 04:33

I think it would be a great adventure film. The author writes a lot of detail during certain scenes so some things would have to be condensed in order for it to work.

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Salsabila wrote:I believe it would. Adventure stories tend to make even better films
I agree. I think it would be very interesting to watch on the big screen.

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Post by Rosemary Okoko » 15 Nov 2017, 00:41

I believe it would make a good movie so long as the right actors play the roles. The story line would be interesting to watch.

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Post by Mindi » 15 Nov 2017, 13:47

Rosemary Okoko wrote:I believe it would make a good movie so long as the right actors play the roles. The story line would be interesting to watch.
I definitely agree with this! Casting makes a huge impact, and these characters would need to be cast appropriately.

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Post by Dana G » 17 Nov 2017, 07:09

OHHHH yes it would! A perfect story, perfect action scenarios, a beautiful place. I don't think the book has anything that it's missing. I would love to see those characters in 3D.

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Post by ritah » 22 Nov 2017, 06:20

meteku4 wrote:It will probably be a good movie, but maybe shorter since most of the detailed descriptions will now be missing.
I think you're right.

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Post by Sincerely » 28 Nov 2017, 06:59

The book isn't one of my best but i would give it a try, maybe it's better qhen its actually a film.

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Post by Matt D Prinne » 30 Nov 2017, 07:42

I think the story has various avenues to follow and that it would adapt perfectly to a film.

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Post by ReyvrexQuestor Reyes » 01 Dec 2017, 12:08

If this book translates into a movie, it would be fantastic. The financial aspect of producing is good. The expense of the movie will be more on shuttling the production crew from one location to another instead of making elaborate props in the studio. The great outdoors will be a very inviting attraction for the movie, the nature scenes, the scenery and the wild landscapes.
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Post by kislany » 01 Dec 2017, 12:56

I haven't read the book, but I've read numerous reviews of it here in the forum. I strongly believe it would make for an awesome film. I'd definitely watch it.

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Post by micoleon13 » 04 Dec 2017, 13:59

I think that it could translate well to film, as you say, with all the beautiful scenery. The boat scenes may be tricky though.

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Post by bluegreenmarina » 04 Dec 2017, 14:58

I think this book has plenty to work with in terms of visual imagery, including surreal dreamlike scenes, that would work well within a film if done right. Since it is full of adventure, it should be easy to transform into a screenplay.

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Post by Momiji1987 » 06 Dec 2017, 18:42

I love seeing sweeping natural locations on film, so this probably would be an ideal candidate for a movie like that. I also love seeing historical costumes come to life as well.

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Post by Bancroft » 06 Dec 2017, 22:02

Movie making is not diificult, so movie can be made but dont know about its functioning

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