Page to Screen: Life Imitating Art

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Page to Screen is a new original feature I’m experimenting with where I talk about film adaptations of YA books.

Not exactly a Young Adult book today, and also not exactly recent news, but I only just found out and I thought it was cool so I wanted to share with everyone.

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This is a BBC adaptation of Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights released in 2009. I loved it. Wuthering Heights is my favourite classic novel (for the record I don’t think it’s romantic at all) and I loved this interpretation of it.

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These are the leads, Tom Hardy (of Inception/Dark Knight Rises fame) as Heathcliff and Charlotte Riley as Cathy.

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Tom and Charlotte met on the set of Wuthering Heights where they played forbidden/doomed lovers Heathcliff and Cathy.

They started dating and were engaged in 2010.

They were married in July of this year in a low-key ceremony in and 18th century castle in Provence, France.

I’m not a huge Hardy fan so you won’t see me shedding tears over this. However, I do think it is incredibly romantic that they found love on the set of a classic novel adaptation and ended up married.

Swoon!

How romantic is that?

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About Nemo

A lover of kittens and all things sparkly, Nemo specialises in reading and reviewing contemporary, paranormal, mystery, historical, sci-fi and fantasy Young Adult fiction. She especially loves novels about princesses, strong female friendships, magical powers, healing, and assassins.

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