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Book vs. Movie: Girl, Interrupted - The Literary Phoenix
I imagine that translating Girl, Interrupted from a series of personal essays to a full length feature film was a bit complicated. The tone of the film would have to get Susanna Kaysen’s voice right, play proper respect to the topic, and the aesthetics of the era. I’ve always liked Winona Ryder, and I saw the film ages before reading the book. But I’ve also never read and watched them in close succession. So let’s see how it does! So immediately I’m seeing detail inconsistencies. In the beginning of the movie, Winona Ryder gives a short monologue about her condition, saying …