Unfilmable

Unfilmable

 

The written word and the moving image are unique art forms often at odds with one another. So how does a filmmaker tackle the task of not only adapting prose, but that which is widely considered ‘unfilmable’? A history of varying success and the looming release of Denis Villeneuve’s Dune and Richard Stanley's Color Out Of Space bring this question to the forefront, as we look at a few of the more ambitious attempts and ask where the line lies between creator and adaptor?

Franz Kafka’s The Trial, adapted by Orson Welles