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ISBN-10: 1557047413

ISBN-13: 9781557047410

Edition: 2007

Authors: Mira Nair, Mira Nair

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Original essays and glorious photography, stunningly designed in this unique moviebook from the director of Monsoon Wedding and Vanity Faira Fox Searchlight release. In her essay "Writing and Film," the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jhumpa Lahiri writes about the experience of seeing her novel "transposed" from paper to film. "Its essence remains, but it inhabits a different realm and must, like a transposed piece of music, conform to a different set of rules.To have someone as devoted and as gifted as Mira reinvent my novelhas been a humbling and thrilling passage." Mira Nair's essay, "Photographs as Inspiration," begins with the provocative comment: "If it weren't for photography, I…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/1/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 7.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Mira Nair is the internationally acclaimed director of Monsoon Wedding , Salaam Bombay! , Vanity Fair , Mississippi Masala , The Perez Family , Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love , and Hysterical Blindness .Jhumpa Lahiri, the author of Interpreter of Maladies and The Namesake , has been the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, the PEN/Hemingway Award, and a Guggenheim fellowship.Photographers represented include Frederick Elmes, Nemai Ghosh, Milan Moudgill, and Dayanita Singh.