Would "Strong Heart" work as a film?

Discuss the October 2017 Book of the Month, Strong Heart by Charlie Sheldon.

View Strong Heart on Bookshelves

View Strong Heart on Amazon
Post Reply
User avatar
Posts: 150
Joined: 12 Feb 2018, 13:48
2018 Reading Goal: 24
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 54
Currently Reading: Effective Leaders and Leadership
Bookshelf Size: 39
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-clinical1.html
Latest Review: Breaking Sandcastles by Kirk Burris
Reading Device: B00I15SB16
Location: New Jersey

Re: Would "Strong Heart" work as a film?

Post by Clinical1 » 06 Mar 2018, 17:12

Strong Heart would make an incredible film. I think the hiking and camping scenes would be fun to watch and film. When Sarah has her vision, this could have Sepia tones in the filing to show the aged period where she went. The descriptions of Russia and the frozen waterways where the Indians walked would have been so beautiful.

User avatar
Posts: 295
Joined: 15 Feb 2018, 11:11
2018 Reading Goal: 100
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 40
Favorite Book: Trip to Adele
Currently Reading: Split Adam
Bookshelf Size: 158
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-mamalui.html
Latest Review: Devilish by Tricia Barr
Reading Device: 1400697484
Location: Africa

Post by mamalui » 12 Mar 2018, 13:45

I think it would make an interesting movie. With a native American touch...
No idea is a bad idea.

Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans.

User avatar
Posts: 316
Joined: 14 Feb 2018, 00:19
2018 Reading Goal: 24
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 29
Currently Reading: Burn Zones
Bookshelf Size: 112
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-onixpam.html
Latest Review: The Girl Who Knew da Vinci by Belle Ami
Location: North Carolina

Post by onixpam » 30 Mar 2018, 20:24

This kind of stories, full of adventure, about old and almost forgotten legends are the best for a movie.

User avatar
Posts: 250
Joined: 08 Feb 2018, 15:33
2018 Reading Goal: 30
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 70
Currently Reading: A Darker Shade of Magic
Bookshelf Size: 34
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-dtb.html
Latest Review: The Wizard of Tut Tut Bun by John McCarrick
Reading Device: B00JG8GOWU

Post by dtb » 31 Mar 2018, 10:09

Almost immediately after finishing this book I found myself hoping someone would make this a movie and do a good job of it. I also want a second book about these characters and their various situations.

Posts: 26
Joined: 10 Jan 2018, 11:25
Currently Reading: Living Out Loud
Bookshelf Size: 17
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-mmklundt.html
Latest Review: Yesterday by Samyann

Post by mmklundt » 02 Apr 2018, 13:46

I think this book would work wonderfully as a film. However, I'm hesitant to post that because very few films follow the storyline of the book. 90% of the time the book is so much better. If the producer would work with the writer to create something that very closely follows the book, I think it would be great!

User avatar
Posts: 46
Joined: 09 Mar 2018, 09:57
2018 Reading Goal: 35
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 25
Favorite Book: Sketches by Boz
Currently Reading: The Druids
Bookshelf Size: 235
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-sketches-by-shell.html
Latest Review: Something About Ann by J. Everett Prewitt
Reading Device: B00L89V1AA
Location: America

Post by Sketches_by_Shell » 06 Apr 2018, 13:12

I am only judging by the descriptions in the first quarter of the book, but I would like to see this book made into a movie. The scenery is beautiful. Yes, I can actually see the mountains in my minds eye! Isn't that why we read so much, after all?

User avatar
Posts: 253
Joined: 04 Feb 2018, 15:59
2018 Reading Goal: 200
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 15
Currently Reading: Everything Solid Has a Shadow
Bookshelf Size: 38
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-bukari.html
Latest Review: Salt of the Earth by Kate Moschandreas

Post by Bukari » 19 May 2018, 10:12

I think it would be best felt or enjoyed by many in video form. I fancy films with their setting being in the reserves.
Yes, I have a dream! A dream that I will never give up.

User avatar
Posts: 452
Joined: 05 Jun 2018, 16:24
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 38
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-palilogy.html
Latest Review: My Author Is Dead by Michel Bruneau
Location: Asheville, NC

Post by palilogy » 10 Jun 2018, 17:14

I see it handling better as a film then a novel to be honest. The best moments were in scene and in place, which would look lovely and enhance to see played out on the screen.

User avatar
Posts: 346
Joined: 28 Apr 2018, 20:19
2018 Reading Goal: 30
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 46
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 30
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-laurenhaupt.html
Latest Review: The Warramunga's War by Greg Kater
Location: Illinois

Post by LaurenHaupt » 14 Jul 2018, 08:31

I think it could. It would be like an action and a drama movie.

User avatar
Julie Green
Posts: 275
Joined: 31 May 2018, 17:36
2018 Reading Goal: 25
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 56
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 37
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-julie-green.html
Latest Review: Combat Jet Pilot by Lynn High
Location: London

Post by Julie Green » 25 Jul 2018, 14:21

I think it could work well as a film... the visualisation of Sarah's tale in particular might actually be an improvement on the book. And of course the scenery generally would lend itself beautifully.

User avatar
Posts: 158
Joined: 09 Jun 2018, 10:20
2018 Reading Goal: 24
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 79
Favorite Book: Island Games
Currently Reading: Heartaches 3
Bookshelf Size: 63
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-dusamae.html
Latest Review: Gringo by Dan "Tito" Davis

Post by Dusamae » 10 Aug 2018, 09:45

Since it was already like a movie in my head, given the great descriptions of the author. I definitely think this would make a great movie or TV series. No actors come to mind.

User avatar
Shilpa Paul
Posts: 34
Joined: 04 Jul 2018, 07:56
Currently Reading: Strong Heart
Bookshelf Size: 21
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-shilpa-paul.html
Latest Review: The Warramunga's Aftermath of War by Greg Kater

Post by Shilpa Paul » 17 Aug 2018, 13:33

No, won't make a good movie as the plot moves at a very slow pace. Mere scenic beauty do not pull audience

Post Reply

Return to “Discuss "Strong Heart" by Charlie Sheldon”