The Art of Adaptation: Books to Movies -- "Room"
The Art of Adaptation is a unique monthly book/film discussion series exploring movie adaptations of books (details below).
SEPTEMBER ZOOM SESSION (September 8): Room by Emma Donoghue (book 2010, film 2015).
A young boy and his mother are held captive in a small room for years in this bestselling novel, conceived by Donoghue after reading about the true-life Fritzl case in Austria. The claustrophobic film version, starring Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay as mother and son, was cited as one of the best movies of 2015 and received numerous awards and nominations, including a Best Actress Oscar win for Larson.
Discussion on Zoom begins at 7:00 p.m. on September 8. After signing up (below) you will be emailed the Zoom link.
For information about the full series, and how to borrow books and movies, please visit https://gateslibrary.org/art