No Country For Old Men (2007) with Robert Edgar - Screenplay by Joel & Ethan Coen - Writing a Movie - Review
This week William is in York to chat with Robert Edgar, co-author of the new guide 'Adaptation for Screenwriters'. They discuss the Coen Brother’s popular adaptation ‘No Country For Old Men’, based on the book by Cormac McCarthy. Their conversation covers many interesting topics and ideas including the techniques the writers used to compress the timeline, some of the key differences that are apparent in the screenplay, what we mean when we talk about a film’s faithfulness to a book, and the elusive nature of the story’s antagonist Anton Chigurh.
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