Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Norwegian Wood (ノルウェイの森) (2010)

The adage these days is that you can’t make good film adaptations of great novels.

With Murakami flying in as (a very brutal) script doctor, Tran Anh Hung manages to achieve the nigh-impossible.

The sideways adaptation is a meditation that those whose bodies we desire, those whose company we enjoy, and those whose presence we can live with are categories that rarely coincide.

Read my full review at Fridae, first published on 13 April 2011.

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