After reading though Mark Helprin’s hefty novel, Kendyl and Jenn discuss the many intricacies of Winter’s Tale. Dorin joins in for a discussion of Akiva Goldsman’s film, where it streamlined the novel and where it went too far.
What did you think of Winter’s Tale? Have a listen and then tell us your own thoughts on the novel and/or film in the comments!
For similar adaptations, check out our episodes on The Midas Box, The Book Thief, The Great Gatsby and Cloud Atlas.
Music: Faded from the Winter by Iron & Wine
-Mar 14 (US), Mar 12 (UK)
-Based in the video game series
-Mar 21 (UK), TBA (US)
-Based on the novel by Nick Hornby
-by Mark Helprin
-published in 1983
-Written and directed by Akiva Goldman
-Starring Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Russell Crowe, William Hurt, Will Smith and Jennifer Connelly