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Scott Andrew Hutchins <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 24 Oct 2000 19:55:51 -0500
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_Rashomon_ is an easy answer.  It uses a heavily altered version of "Rashomon"
as a frame story for "In a Grove," which makes up the bulk of the film.  Both
stories are by Ryonosuke Akutagawa.


"Ames, Chris" wrote:

> I'm working on a paper on Robert Altman's "Short Cuts," a film made from
> nine separate short stories by Raymond Carver.  I'm wondering if anyone out
> there can think of other films made from multiple short stories woven
> together.  I know there are some films of Poe stories that divcide a feature
> film into three segments, but I'm thinking more of Altman's particular
> approach of using several stories by the same writer as the source for a
> screenplay.  I'm not interested here in films that are made from a single
> short story, of which, of course, there are many.  Thanks for your help,
> Chris Ames
> Agnes Scott College
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