EFFREY BENDER WILL HOST THE ENGLISH PATIENT FILM TALK
Great storytelling succeeds in any medium of media. So how do extraordinary novels, short stories, and plays transform and become great movies? We will explore the collaborative process and challenges of adapting a story to a film for these five award-winning classics during this series.
THE ENGLISH PATIENT Novel (1991) written by Michael Ondaatje (Canadian)
Booker Prize, Governor General’s Award
Available to purchase from KING WEST BOOKS
THE ENGLISH PATIENT (1996) Ralph Fiennes, Kirstin Scott Thomas, Juliette Binoche
Anthony Minghella screenplay and direction, Saul Zaentz producer. 12 Academy Award Nomination, won 9 including Best Picture and Best Director.