While the lovely bones is told from a deceased person's point of view, it is not a fantasy the film version devotes so much time to the fantastical elements of susie's time in heaven, that much of the gritty reality of a family's coping with the brutal murder of their daughter/sister is somewhat lost.
The film was released in 2009, and not adored basically, critics thought it was messy, but looked expensive, and that the cast was the saving grace fans of the book noticed quite a few differences between the source material and the film adaptation mainly, that in the book, susie’s heaven isn’t 60% of the focus. In the book: in the movie in the book, susie is raped, murdered and dismembered in the movie, susie is murdered, but not raped or dismembered.
The main difference between the novel the lovely bones by alice sebold and filmmaker peter jackson's adaptation for the screen lies in the portrayal of the world of heaven experienced by the main.
Peter jackson’s 2009 film, the lovely bones, is based off of the new york times bestseller novel written by alice sebold both the book and the movie adaptation tell the story of a young, 14-year-old girl named susie salmon who is brutally murdered by her neighbor. As the book was translated to film the differences that are often seen in book to film translations can be more evident as it goes along as the process of translating the lovely bones to film was approached it became the ultimate puzzle for screen writers according to the director peter jackson. What's the difference between the lovely bones the book and the lovely bones the movie the character has the same name in both the book and the movie: the character only exists in the book: the character only exists in the movie: the character has a different name in the movie.
The movie and book have many differences, these are only a few, and if you likes the movie i would recommend reading the book and if you didn't like the movie i would recommend reading the book the book is 10x better than the movie :. The lovely bones in the lovely bones, a novel written by alice sebold, a horrific story of an unfortunate death and tragedy unfolds the movie (released in 2009), directed by peter jackson, depicts the same story, but displays the emotions of the characters in ways the author couldn’t.
There is no movie version of a book that is ever better than the book, and no filmmaker in his right mind sets out to adapt a book to the screen with the intention of improving on the original product the movie version of lovely bones was a fantastic interpretation of the book, nothing more.