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.
Southern writer Carson McCuller’s touching coming of age tale, steeped in the Southern Gothic tradition, about a lonely deaf-mute who befriends a misfit teenage girl living in his boarding house, was vividly brought to the big screen in this classic film version directed by Robert Ellis Miller (Any Wednesday), starring Alan Arkin and Sandra Locke, both of whom received Oscar nominations for their performances. (Dir. by Robert Ellis Miller, 1968, USA, 123 mins., Not Rated) Digital