So, how does the novel compare to the movie?
Is the book better than the film?
What does the book do that the film doesn’t?
What does the film do that the book doesn’t?
What does the writer and director leave in, and what do they leave out?
Hopefully, by studying and comparing, we can learn a few tricks about
- How to write /structure a brilliant dystopian thriller as a work of fiction
- How to write / structure a brilliant movie.
Let’s look at The Hunger Games.