The Resource My movie business., John Irving

My movie business., John Irving

Label
My movie business.
Title
My movie business.
Statement of responsibility
John Irving
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Irving's memoir describes the author's involvement (and lack thereof) in five of the films that have (and have not) been made from his nine novels.My Movie Business focuses primarily on the thirteen years Mr. Irving spent writing and rewriting his screenplay of The Cider House Rules, for four different directors. A Miramax production, the film was finally shot in the fall of 1998 directed by the Swedish director Lasse Hallström (My Life as a Dog), with Michael Caine in the role of Dr. Larch. The Cider House Rules is a November 1999 release.Mr. Irving also writes about the failed effort to make his first novel, Setting Free the Bears, into a movie; about two of the films that were made from his novels (but not from his screenplays), The World According to Garp and The Hotel New Hampshire; and about his ongoing struggle to shepherd his screenplay of A Son of the Circus into production.In addition to its qualities as a memoir - anecdotal, comic, affectionate, and candid - My Movie Business is an insightful essay on the essential differences between writing a novel and writing a screenplay. Never have the two forms of storytelling been so lucidly compared and contrasted; the details are memorable, the examples clarifying.My Movie Business includes photos by Stephen Vaughan, the still photographer on the film set of The Cider House Rules.From the Hardcover edition
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Irving, John
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Nonfiction
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Performing Arts
Label
My movie business., John Irving
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0000677372
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780307361998
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
247869FF-EFE7-4F8D-B1CD-8678F096BBAB
Label
My movie business., John Irving
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0000677372
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780307361998
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
247869FF-EFE7-4F8D-B1CD-8678F096BBAB

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