Limitless Cinema in Broken English

June 7, 2009

LA BELLE NOISEUSE AND MUANG NAI MORK ARE THE WINNERS

Filed under: Uncategorized — celinejulie @ 5:05 pm

My poll 57 ended with 7 votes. Thanks very much to everyone who participated in it. Here is the result:

I LIKE THESE FILMS/PLAYS WHICH ARE LOOSELY ADAPTED FROM OR INSPIRED BY THEIR ORIGINAL SOURCES. WHICH FILMS/PLAYS DO YOU LIKE?

1.LA BELLE NOISEUSE (1991, Jacques Rivette, from Honore de Balzac)
+.MUANG NAI MORK (1978, Permpol Choei-aroon, from Albert Camus)

Each of these films got 4 votes, or 57%.

3.KING LEAR (1987, Jean-Luc Godard, from Shakespeare)

+SWORDSMAN II (1991, Ching Siu-tung, from Jin Yong or Louis Cha)

Each of these films got 3 votes, or 42 %.

5.BIRDSONG (2008, Albert Serra, from legend)
+CAT AND MOUSE (1966, Hans-Juergen Pohland, from Guenter Grass)
+FREAK ORLANDO (1981, Ulrike Ottinger, from Virginia Woolf)
+HEAVENS OF GLASS (1987, Nina Grosse, from Julio Cortazar)
+MAE NAK (1997, Pimpaka Towira, from legend)
+MARY REILLY (1996, Stephen Frears, from Valerie Martin and Robert Louis Stevenson)
+PROSPERO’S BOOKS (1991, Peter Greenaway, from Shakespeare)
+TAROT (1985, Rudolf Thome, from Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
+WHEN I SLEPT OVER THE NIGHT OF THE REVOLUTION (2007, Ninart Boonpothong, play, from Shakespeare)

Each of these got 2 votes, or 28 %.

14.INSTITUTE BENJAMENTA (1985, Brothers Quay, from Robert Walser)
+LANCELOT DU LAC (1974, Robert Bresson, from legend)
+MANUS CHANYONG’S ONE NIGHT AT TALAENGGAENG ROAD (2008, Paisit Panpruegsachart, from Manus Chanyong)
+MOSES AND AARON (1975, Jean-Marie Straub + Daniele Huillet, from Arnold Schoenberg and legend)
+NUAN (Tossapol Boonsinsukh, from Bunjong Gosalwat’s screenplay of NUALCHAWEE)

Each of them got 1 votes, or 14 %.

19.WANTHONG (2006, Manop Meejamrat, play, from legend)
+WIMALA, QUEEN OF CROCODILE (2009,Wannasak Sirilar, play, from legend)

Each of them got 0 vote.

–This is my wish list of films adapted from great literature. I knew about these films from the book BOOKVIRUS 1 (in Thai).

1.THE BLIND OWL (1987, Raoul Ruiz, from Sadegh Hedayat, France)
2.DEATH AND THE COMPASS (1992, Alex Cox, from Jorge Luis Borges, UK)
3.L’ETOILE DU NORD (1982, Pierre Granier-Deferre, from Georges Simenon, France)
4.HARD TIMES (1988, Joao Botelho, from Charles Dickens, Portugal)
5.HARD TO BE A GOD (1989, Peter Fleischmann, from the Strugatsky Brothers, West Germany)
6.THE REALM OF FORTUNE (1986, Arturo Ripstein, from Juan Rulfo, Mexico)
7.THE SEVEN MADMEN (1973, Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, from Roberto Arlt, Argentina)
8.LA VENGEANCE D’UNE FEMME (1990, Jacques Doillon, from Fyodor Dostoyevsky, France)
9.WARD SIX (1976, Lucien Pintille, from Anton Chekhov, Yugoslavia)
10.YOU ARE NOT I (1981, Sara Driver, from Paul Bowles, USA)

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