Sunday, April 1, 2007

Literary Cinema, April 2007

Here are the cinematical offerings based on books for April.

April 6

The Hoax - starring Richard Gere, Alfred Molina. Directed by Lasse Hallström. Based on the book by Clifford Irving.

In what will cause a fantastic media event, Clifford Irving (Gere) sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s.

April 27

The Invisible - starring Justin Chatwin, Margarita Levieva, Marcia Gay Harden. Directed by David S. Goyer. Based on the book "Dats Osynlige" by Mats Wahl.

After he's attacked and left for dead, Nick Powell (Chatwin) finds himself in a strange sort of limbo. His predicament: Find a way to solve his own murder and communicate with the living -- who cannot hear him -- who did it, and why.

Next - starring Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore, Jessica Biel. Directed by Lee Tahamori. Based on the novel story "The Golden Man" by Phillip K. Dick.

Cornered by the FBI after a relentless pursuit, a man (Cage) with the ability to see future events and affect their outcome faces an ultimatum, as the country's intelligence agencies scramble to prevent a devastating terrorist attack.

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