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Chris Bamberger <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 29 Sep 2009 22:16:00 -0400
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Although I don't know that it was based on a novel, I saw a television  
movie recently about Georgia O'Keefe in which Joan Allen as O'Keefe  
was working on her Radio City Music Hall mural, and of course on other  
well-known paintings.

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of A E M
> Sent: Friday, September 25, 2009 7:38 AM
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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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