How often have your said to yourself “I liked the movie so much more than the book” or are you more likely to think “The book was so much better than the movie?” Well, now you can talk about it and hear what others think at The Loft Cinema Book Club! We will host a moderated discussion following the film.
William Golding’s startling and perennially best-selling portrait of human nature run amuck, told via the gripping tale of a group of young English schoolboys plane-wrecked on a deserted island, was first brought to the screen in director Peter Brook’s (Marat/Sade) stunningly beautiful and highly disturbing film version from 1963. Lord of the Flies currently clocks in at number eight on the American Library Association’s list of frequently banned and challenged classics. (Peter Brook, 1963, UK, 92 mins., Not Rated) Digital