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  1. Film adaptation

    A film adaptation is the transfer of a work or story, in whole or in part, to a feature film. Although often considered a type of derivative work, recent academic developments by scholars such as Robert Stam conceptualize film adaptation as a dialogic process. A common form of film adaptation is the use of a novel as the basis of a feature film. Other works adapted into films include non-fiction (including journalism), autobiography, comic books, scriptures, plays, historical sources, and other films. From the earliest days of cinema, in nineteenth-century Europe, adaptation from such diverse resources has been a ubiquitous practice of filmmaking.

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  1. Film adaptation

    A film adaptation is the transfer of a written work, in whole or in part, to a feature film. It is a type of derivative work. A common form of film adaptation is the use of a novel as the basis of a feature film. Other works adapted into films include non-fiction, autobiography, comic books, scriptures, plays, historical sources, and even other films. From the earliest days of cinema, in nineteenth-century Europe, adaptation from such diverse resources has been a ubiquitous practice of filmmaking. Between 1994 and 2013, 58% of the top grossing films in the world were adaptations.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of film adaptation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

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    The numerical value of film adaptation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of film adaptation in a Sentence

  1. Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa:

    Not only is it the first time in a long time that we present a long movie, it is also a film adaptation to one of the main works of our literature and our contemporary writers.

  2. F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Love of the Last Tycoon:

    Sorry, I am not submitting a quotation, but asking for one. In the film adaptation streamed for one season, a few years ago, Kelsey Grammar played the lead. Toward the end of the last installment, his daughter, when responding to her father's question about business she might want to go into, she said something like show business is the only business. I'd like to get it right. Can you send me the conversation with that response? Don't know if it was taken directly from the book or if it was in the screenplay only. Thank you so much in advance, for any help you might have on this.

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