Top Movies Based on Famous Works of Literature (part 1)
When you deeply love a book, the most worrisome thing is to see it get the big-screen treatment. There are so many famous works of literature that become better-known by many people through cinematographic works.
Here is a list of the top movies adapted from the most famous literary works.
1. The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby was written by the famous author Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald about the urban life of people from the upper classes in the early 20th century. The story’s plot is about an old-fashioned love with the emotional way of expressing being the key factor to attract people to keep reading. The movie makes the story more realistic and turns it into a more modern version. It successfully conveys the energy of each character and the madness in their behavior, bringing the whole new world filled with the senses of viewers most naturally.
2. Anna Karenina
The film is based on Leo Tolstoy’s novel of the same name Anna Karenina. There are many critics about this film, claiming that it was simply a chapter-by-chapter patchwork of Leo Tolstoy’s work. But somehow it has created a world that was unbelievable in front of TV screens.
3. Dorian Gray
Dorian Gray is adapted from the classic work of great talent writer Oscar Wilde. “Forever Young, Forever Cursed” is the message throughout the film, reflecting what the author is aiming for. It encounters a cold look from critics but has fully conveyed the mysterious and interesting story of the magnificent and lecherous male protagonist and love story.
4. Pride and Prejudice
This romantic love movie is made up of Jane Austen’s novel of the same name Pride and Prejudice that tells the story of a sensitive, dreamy girl who is strong, intelligent, and quite realistic. Austen’s character has the ability to see the whole world, not a small part. This time the adaptive version is easily received because it well describes the sarcastic, romantic, and introspective characters as the book version.