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Friday, May 13, 2016

Bookish Films at the Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival began a couple of days ago.  It showcases international cinema, premiering new films from all over the world; inevitably, some of these films are based on books.  I came across an article which highlights some literature-inspired films being featured this year.  Check out http://www.signature-reads.com/2016/05/ooh-la-lit-the-2016-cannes-film-festival-by-the-books/?ref=Email_B2C_2016-5-12.

Most of us will not make it to the French Riviera to see these films, but we can keep a look out for them when they are released in our home country.  I’m especially looking forward to Julieta which is inspired by three Alice Munro stories.