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"Erin M. Giannini" <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 30 Sep 2009 15:21:26 +0100
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Speaking of Vermeer, the film adaptation of "The Girl With the Pearl
Earring" is, of course, centered entirely around that painting.

Erin Giannini
University of East Anglia
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> The use of Vermeer in Peter Greenaway's A Zed and Two Noughts. (The
> woman with a red hat)
> Tracy Biga MacLean
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> Subject: [SCREEN-L] Painting/Artwork/Film/Adaptation
> Dear all (apologies for cross-listing),
> I am looking for suggestions regarding film adaptations of novels in
> which a
> famous, or at least real painting is involved. So for instance, I am
> *not*looking for examples with fictional paintings like The Portrait
> of Dorian
> Gray. Rather, I am thinking of things like the use of Blake in
> Manhunter/Red
> Dragon and other instances of art in the Lecter franchise. Or Girl with
> a
> Pearl Earring, which is later referenced in St. Trinians. Substitutions
> and
> omissions etc involving other kinds of artwork are interesting to me as
> well, such as the insertion of the Bodyworlds statues in Casino Royale,
> or
> the painting in American Pscyho which is changed for something else in
> the
> film. Le Divorce and the Ripley texts are also on my radar, but I would
> very
> much appreciate any extensions to my small list that anyone can provide.
> I
> can be reached off-list at [log in to unmask] as well.
> Best,
> Anthony Metivier
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