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11-08-2012, 01:14 AM
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Originally Posted by SB164 View Post
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.
It's the kind of movie that critics used to refer to as "a noble failure." I'd very much like to hear your opinion of the film if you see it.

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