Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Script at IMSDb.Sign in. The Perks of Being a Wallflower is based on a novel by American writer Stephen Chbosky, who also wrote the screenplay for the movie as well as directed it. Edit Coming Soon. As it was in the book, this aspect of the film is not stated outright. Aunt Helen, a troubled young woman who was abused by many men, loved Charlie but molested him when he was younger. In the book it is said that he was molested by her every weekend. Salinger , "The Great Gatsby" by F.
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We promise to send you only the coolest stuff we have to offer every month, like information on new releases, pre-order campaigns, giveaways, and discounts. Or subscribe and set genre preferences. Presented in the epistolary format, the book related the experiences of Charlie, a shy and troubled teen who slowly comes out of his shell with the help of some new friends, the music of The Smiths, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Set in the early s, the book immediately struck a chord with readers young and old with its frank and often funny and heartfelt descriptions of teenage life. Because the book dealt realistically with issues that included homosexuality, casual drug use, and other controversial topics, it immediately became banned in certain school districts. A feature film adaptation written and directed by Chbosky was released in Starring Logan Lerman as Charlie, Harry Potter co-star Emma Watson as the angelic Sam, and Ezra Miller as the flamboyant Patrick, the movie is the rare adaptation that both respects and enhances the source material.
Behold, the major differences we noticed on "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" -- movie versus the book. Massive spoilers throughout! Book version: Every action beat is a letter, from Charlie, explaining what's happening. Movie version: There are a few letters, but the action mostly plays out in a straightforward manner. Level of Change: Moderate, as the book's method allows for a clear delineation of time. Good or Bad Change: Good.
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Behold, the major differences we noticed on "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" -- movie versus the book. Massive spoilers throughout!.
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