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11-08-2012, 01:07 AM
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Originally Posted by kihei View Post
Midnight's Children (2012), by Deepa Mehta:
This is one of the most cinematic literary works I have ever read. Rushdie was obviously inspired by Bollywood films, since he constantly uses phrases such as: "Now the camera cuts to a close-up.."

Yet ironically, even while reading the novel, I had a suspicion that it would be nearly impossible to faithfully adapt it on the big screen. Plot-wise at least, it's a bit too complex and overdrawn.

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