Books and Beyond: From page to screen

On this week's Books and Beyond, Karen and Louisa talk about the best, worst and most memorable film adaptations from books and their picks for this year's New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF).

Listen to this episode on PlanetFM's website and read on for the books and movies mentioned in the show.

Movie adaptations authors weren't happy with after their release

Also mentioned:

Louisa and Karen's favourite book to movie adaptations

  • Mr Pip by Lloyd Jones. The 2012 film based on the book was shot in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, and also around several Auckland locations, including Glendowie College.
  • Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. Adapted for the screen and directed by David Lean, the 1946 movie starred John Mills, Jean Simmons and Alec Guinness.

Auckland Libraries' new radio show Books and Beyond explores the world of books with guest authors, recommended reads, gems from the Central City Library basement and… beyond.

Catch us on Planet FM104.6, Sundays at 9.35 pm. Recent shows can be listened to as podcasts via the Planet FM website.