Adaptations have long been a mainstay of Hollywood, Cinecittà and the television networks. Many of the most successful international films are indeed adaptations of novels, plays or truelife stories.
We will analyze some of the most important adaptations of Italian Literature for the seventh art.
We will try to discover masterpieces of Italian Cinema, understanding the changes from the source material to the new text and identifying the resistance of literature.
This "Creative Italian Storytelling: From Literature to Cinema to Other Forms of Fiction" course at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) provides the student with a new knowledge of Italian humanities, from literature to cinema to biography. It is a great opportunity to discover the Italian culture through the arts of time: literature and screenwriting. And also a great opportunity to learn creative techniques in writing.
Students will learn narrative techniques and how Literature and Biography can be manipulated to create an original piece of art: the screenplay. Students will discover great examples of Italian novels and films and, through them, they’ll acquire a deeper knowledge of the Italian Culture
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