Is this book good to be adopted in to a film?

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Re: Is this book good to be adopted in to a film?

Post by Kemunto lucy » 06 Jun 2018, 14:03

The scenes in this book are vivid and I think that is a good element, I therefore say yes.

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Post by Kemunto lucy » 06 Jun 2018, 14:11

The characters are well developed and portrayed thus making it suitable for a film.

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Post by Laura Del » 06 Jun 2018, 15:01

I'd say yes too. Anything that revolves around Da Vinci... I'm in!

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Post by thaservices1 » 06 Jun 2018, 18:10

No,no,no. At best this would end up a Lifetime mini-series.
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Post by bookowlie » 06 Jun 2018, 19:50

I can see the settings and historical tie-ins being great for a movie. However, I think it would be difficult to portray so many different past-life regressions - basically the two main characters each having two past-life regressions.
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Post by Kendra M Parker » 07 Jun 2018, 13:31

This would translate very well into film. The action and adventure is great, there is not too much detail that has to be conveyed, and much of that can be done visually with a great scen setting shot. The romance element and the danger elements would certainly aid in making this a fun movie.

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Post by strawberrysab » 07 Jun 2018, 16:11

It would definitely make for a fantastic movie.
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Post by CambaReviewer » 07 Jun 2018, 16:34

I honestly think it would make a good movie. People love the arts and a mystery set in a gallery...I can almost picture it already. I think this would be perfect for the big screen!

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Post by Callistus Ibenye » 07 Jun 2018, 17:09

I strongly believe the book will be a success if adopted to the movies and film environment, because that will greatly liven the rich plot, and characters of the book.

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Post by Zain A Blade » 08 Jun 2018, 14:54

I think it would make an interesting movie, the flashback to the Renaissance period would make for good cinema. My only concern is where to place the genre. I remember watching an Indian romantic movie called Raabta, it was set in a modern-day city with very modern characters. When past life regression was introduced half-way into the movie and the scene changed from the modern age to the golden age, I completely lost interest, didn't finish the movie.

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Post by Kendra M Parker » 08 Jun 2018, 16:17

Zain A Blade wrote:
08 Jun 2018, 14:54
I think it would make an interesting movie, the flashback to the Renaissance period would make for good cinema. My only concern is where to place the genre. I remember watching an Indian romantic movie called Raabta, it was set in a modern-day city with very modern characters. When past life regression was introduced half-way into the movie and the scene changed from the modern age to the golden age, I completely lost interest, didn't finish the movie.
Halfway through the movie would be far too late to introduce that, if you ask me. No wonder you lost interest!

I think it would do well if marketed as a romance movie with some action in it.

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Post by Sanyesto » 08 Jun 2018, 18:30

Such a marvelous mystery storyline will definitely fit to be produced as a movie. It will be really a fascinating film.

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Post by Sanyesto » 08 Jun 2018, 18:33

Kemunto lucy wrote:
06 Jun 2018, 14:11
The characters are well developed and portrayed thus making it suitable for a film.
It will definitely lead to the production of a very fascinating film. Can't wait for it.

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Post by micoleon13 » 08 Jun 2018, 19:36

It would be interesting as a movie. The romance and different time periods would definitely make for a good plot, and something viewers would like to see

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Post by DorcasToo » 08 Jun 2018, 23:59

A big YES. It is well developed and intriguing enough to be a movie

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