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Choke and Cinema's Most Adventurous Book Adaptations
David Moats , November 24th, 2008 03:26

Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk's work is notoriously difficult to translate into film. Dave Moats reviews the latest adaptation Choke and collects the 10 most adventurous book to film adaptations.


The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

The real feat was adapting your memoirs using one eyelid. Making the film was a piece of cake. Julian Schnabel just had to learn French. He did create a very compelling film which jumps from the stark reality of 'locked in syndrome' to sweeping fantastical images which he is always best at.