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 Lolababs94 » 09 Jun 2018, 03:43

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Honestly, I'd say yes to this too. The switch between three distinct time periods will do the trick and make for a spectacular movie if handled properly. Unfortunately, after reading Dan Brown's book, I found the movie a fiasco, but in this case, I think the movie may be even more successful than the book. Imagine passing from a magnificent de Medici Palace or Leonardo's studio to the Uffizi gallery and the bombing of Florence in WWII and then straight to Getty Museum in Los Angeles.
I agree with you! With Dan Brown movie adaptation, though great there were still moments were you felt like cogent parts of the book was skipped. I think a movie for The Girl Who Knew da Vinci would be a good hit, especially because it also had romance which was not exactly present in Dan Brown's book.

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Post by Jillpillbooknerd » 09 Jun 2018, 06:31

I think that this would make a pretty good movie. Although I think people that have not read the book may get confused with Dan Brown's book. I think that all of the flashbacks and mystical elements would translate well into a film.

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Post by Shraddha_rc » 09 Jun 2018, 07:00

I never watch movies after reading stories because I feel like I can imagine the scenes in endless ways possible if I just read them. I liked this book and I would love to see a movie made on this. I hope if this book gets adopted in to a film, it justifies the book well.

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Post by SweetMelissaV2131 » 09 Jun 2018, 11:58

I think this book would make a great movie! I would love to see it come to life! Makes me wonder what actors would portray each character.

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Post by Ana-Maria-Diana » 09 Jun 2018, 12:23

I don`t think it will make a great movie, a blockbuster. Comparison is inevitable and another movie that will feature another DaVinci painting or the same it won`t have the same impact. But it can be a decent movie, seen by a few connoceurs.

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Post by Manali_DC » 10 Jun 2018, 05:13

I agree with most people on this forum that Da Vinci Code was a great book but not too good a movie. It is difficult to translate certain things into a cinematic, visual medium. This book, The Girl Who Knew DaVinci, on the other hand, is perfect for a movie and I would love to see it made into one.

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Post by MsDree » 10 Jun 2018, 23:57

I think it's a great idea for this book to become a movie and I do agree with other readers that the scenes in this book needed absolute detailing. However, it is that often time the book storyline was butchered, making me a bit unsure whether I'd like this book to be a movie. But if it does, I do hope production team wouldn't butchered this story much.
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Post by togormey » 11 Jun 2018, 04:13

I say yes.
Viewing the story in motion pictures is something I can't wait for.
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Post by Jawad lawal » 11 Jun 2018, 04:48

the story line is quite ok to be used as a movie

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Post by Ever_Reading » 11 Jun 2018, 16:01

In the right hands, the book would be great as a movie. But it would be hard for it to land into those ''right hands.'' It's not like the book is breaking sales records at the moment. So, it's unlikely that a major producer/director would choose to work on it. But that's just my opinion.
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Post by CinWin » 11 Jun 2018, 17:57

I think it would make a great movie. The paranormal time traveling is just perfect to see on the big screen. I think it would be a box office hit. (In my humble opinion)
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Post by Morgan Jones » 11 Jun 2018, 21:13

I think it was a great read, but it will be a great challenge to transform it into a movie. The will need a huge budget plus, an amazing cast to be able to tell the story with as much passion as the book meaning: more budget.
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Post by chelhack » 11 Jun 2018, 22:31

I believe that his book could make a good movie if it is written close to how the book is. Just saying most books that I have read then went on to watch the move they just seem to be really different from each other.
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Post by kjarch1228 » 11 Jun 2018, 23:40

I think this book could make a pretty good movie. It's a pretty good mix of different genres: action, mystery, romance, and history. This would draw in a pretty large demographic.

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Post by gen_g » 12 Jun 2018, 11:19

Creating a movie based on this book would be brilliant, if it is well-made. The past life regression theme is also an interesting one and I believe that with proper portrayal, it would definitely attract many viewers.

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