True Lies

Longwell, Todd
December 2008
Hollywood Reporter;12/17/2008, Vol. 407 Issue 48, p9
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the experiences of various screenwriters while scriptwriting for film adaptations. British playwright David Hare, who translated Bernhard Schlink's novel "The Reader," into script form, says the primary challenge was the unspoken interior monologue in which characters freely express their thoughts in the book. Simon Beaufoy wandered around the slums in Mumbai, India, while working on the script of the film "Slumdog Millionaire," adapted from Vikas Swamp's novel "Q & A."


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