Fiction to Film: May 2017

Posted May 5, 2017 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

 

It seems that each year, more and more films and television shows are adapted from books and time and time again, I am drawn to them. To embrace this growing fascination I’ve decided to create a monthly post entitled Fiction to Film highlighting books that are hitting the big screen.

A look at how far parents will go to protect their children. Feature film based on a novel by Herman Koch.

Actors: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Steve Coogan, Rebecca Hall
Director: Oren Moverman
Writers: Herman Koch (novel), Oren Moverman (screenplay)
Release Date: May 5, 2017
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Runtime: 2 Hours
Rating: R

A teenager who's lived a sheltered life because she's allergic to everything, falls for the boy who moves in next door.

Actors: Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose, Ana de la Reguera
Director: Stella Meghie
Writers: J. Mills Goodloe (screenplay), Nicola Yoon (novel)
Release Date: May 19, 2017
Genre: Drama, Romance
Runtime: 1 Hour 36 Minutes
Rating: PG-13

Greg convinces his family to take a road trip to attend his great grandmother's 90th birthday as a cover for what he really wants: to attend a nearby gamer convention. Unsurprisingly, things do not go according to plan and Heffley family antics ensue.

Actors: Alicia Silverstone, Charlie Wright, Alexa Blair Robertson, Tom Everett Scott
Director: David Bowers
Writers: David Bowers (screenplay), Jeff Kinney (book), Jeff Kinney (screen play by), Adam Sztykiel
Release Date: May 19, 2017

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