The Art of Adaptation: Books to Movies -- "Girl with a Pearl Earring" - Now meeting at the library!
The Art of Adaptation is a unique monthly book/film discussion series exploring movie adaptations of books (details below).
OCTOBER SESSION (October 13): Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier (book 1999, film 2003).
Chevalier’s historical novel was inspired by Johannes Vermeer’s celebrated 17th- century painting of the same name, and presents a fictionalized account of the relationship between artist and model. The screen adaptation stars Scarlett Johansson as the model, Griet, with Coin Forth as Vermeer. Nominated for many awards, the film deservedly won several for its luminous cinematography.
For information about the full series, and how to borrow books and movies, please visit https://gateslibrary.org/art