Tema a tema – Filmes sobre livros * Theme by theme – Movies about books

Ver um dos nossos livros preferidos adaptados ao cinema é sempre uma emoção. Mas ver um filme que gira em torno de um livro também não deixa de ser interessante. Ora espreitem lá alguns dos mais recentes filmes que têm como centro da narrativa um livro, uma história, um conto.

Watching one of our favourite books adapted to the big screen is definitely a great emotion. But watching a movie which stars a book can also be as much as interesting. Take a look on some of the most recent movies starring books, a story, a tale.

The book thief (Brian Percival, 2013)
While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.

The words (Brian Klugman, 2012)
A writer at the peak of his literary success discovers the steep price he must pay for stealing another man’s work.

Limitless (Neil Burger, 2011)
With the help of a mysterious pill that enables the user to access 100 percent of his brain abilities, a struggling writer becomes a financial wizard, but it also puts him in a new world with lots of dangers.

Hugo (Martin Scorsese, 2011)
Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.

The ghost writer (Roman Polanski, 2010)
A ghostwriter hired to complete the memoirs of a former British prime minister uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.

Outros filmes, menos recentes, que giram em torno de livros:

  • Before sunset (Richard Linklater, 2004)
  • Find neverland (Marc Forster, 2004)
  • Misery (Rob Reiner, 1990)
  • Der name der rose (Jean-Jacques Annaud, 1986)
  • The evil dead (Sam Raimi, 1981)
  • The shining (Stanley Kubrick, 1980)