The READIN Family Album
Adamastor, by Júlio Vaz Júnior

READIN

Jeremy's journal

Improvement makes straight roads; but the crooked roads without improvement are roads of genius.

— William Blake


(This is a page from my archives)
Front page
More recent posts
Older posts
More posts about:
The Stone Raft
José Saramago
Readings
The Movies

Archives index
Subscribe to RSS

This page renders best in Firefox (or Safari, or Chrome)

🦋 Road Trip

Ellen and I watched The Stone Raft (2002) tonight. A good, solid movie and a faithful adaptation of the book. It did not give me the sense of being in the presence of genius, as the book did; but then it also did not take weeks to watch. There is a lot of beauty in the movie and I would certainly recommend it. This book was half road trip/buddy story/love story, half weird unresolvable meandering about the metaphysical/​metahistorical status of Spain and Portugal; the team that turned it into a movie made the wise choice to focus on the more filmable aspects of the book. And the dog! What a sweet dog!

posted evening of Saturday, October 8th, 2011
➳ More posts about The Stone Raft
➳ More posts about José Saramago
➳ More posts about Readings
➳ More posts about The Movies

Respond:

Name:
E-mail:
(will not be displayed)
Link:
Remember info

Drop me a line! or, sign my Guestbook.
    •
Check out Ellen's writing at Patch.com.

What do you think?

Jeremy Osner on Fragments

What's of interest:

(Other links of interest at my Google+ page. It's recommended!)

Where to go from here...

Comix
Blogs
Music
Texts
Woodworking
Programming
South Orange
Friends and Family
readinsinglepost