01/19/2012 11:42 am ET Updated Jan 19, 2012

Sundance 2012: Book Adaptations at This Year's Film Festival

By Kristin Fritz via Word & Film:

With so much ongoing overlap among books and movies, it’s no wonder that the annual wintertime Sundance Film Festival tends to become a bit of a springboard for fabulous adaptations. And though many book-to-film features bypass the festival circuit and take their place in mainstream theaters year-round, there are still quite a few stories coming through by way of the Park City slope-side screens — and in such a way that has us once again remembering one of the reasons we love winter.

This year’s festival is shaping up to be no different, as adaptations take their place once more, and begin to weave their way throughout the lineup. Here, we’ve pulled together a few book-based films that we’re anxiously awaiting.


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