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Literary Flicks

Literary Flicks

... a monthly viewing of movies based on books

 

Ten Little Indians

July 11, 2017 - 6:30 p.m.

Ten Little Indians is a 1965 film based on Agatha Christie's 1939 novel, And Then There Were None. Ten people are invited to an isolated snowy mountain by a mysterious stranger. The host, identifying himself as Owen, reveals that each of the guests has a scandalous secret, their involvement in various innocent people's deaths. One by one, the guests start dying. As the number of survivors decreases, they begin to believe that the killer is one of the group, but are unable to decide on which one he or she may be. (91 min.)

The Kite Runner

August 8, 2017 - 6:30 p.m.

The Kite Runner is a 2007 film based on the book by Khaled Hosseini. Alternating between modern San Franscisco and 1970's Afghanistan, it tells the story of two young boys, the well-to-do Amir and Hassan, his loyal friend and son of Amir's father's servant. An act of betrayal in the past leads to a search for redemption, when Amir returns to Afghanistan to help Hassan's troubled son. The film was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Original Score, and a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. (128 min.)