CHENNAI: Films that tell a personal story can often be more powerful and moving then their fictionalized
counterparts and director Iram Haq, whose Pakistani parents raised her in Oslo, weaves her own dreadful experiences into "What Will People Say" -- Norway's offering for the 2019 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.
Catalan author Alicia Kopf writes a sort of hybrid novel--"part research notes, part fictionalized
diary, part travelogue"--so deft that it received the 2017 English PEN Award.
Erickson, an author of media-related books, provides entries on about 400 real individuals fictionalized
in films, arranged alphabetically by last name and focusing on theatrical releases.
The new show will focus on Hansen, who plays a fictionalized
version of himself, and Samira Wiley, who plays a police office.
Ndigirigi's collection begins in east Africa, with three essays about fictionalized
dictators who resemble Somalia's Siyad Barre and Uganda's Idi Amin.
Clara, who becomes a model for Christian Dior following the launch of his "New Look," serves as the gateway for readers into the world of fashion.
Readers will also have to weigh how much of Rehr's story is fictionalized
and determine for themselves whether this is a nonfiction work or merely a fictionalized
portrayal of real events.
This spiritual fictionalized
story begins with a weathered sack, a blue tin box, and an old manuscript after excavating a failed swimming pool from his back yard, discovered to be written by one John Chapman (popularly known as Johnny Appleseed).
The Death of Johnny Ace, his first novel, is a fictionalized
biography of an early 1950s R&B singer who died playing Russian roulette moments before a Christmas Eve concert in Houston.
Instead, says Conroy, "There is the charming South Side Irish torturer who refers to his boss, but the boss is not there." Conroy also pivoted away from his initial impulse to establish the innocence of his character Otha Jeffries, the fictionalized
Death Row inmate whose torture accusations set off the plot (which covers events from 1982 to 1998).
A story man religious studiers know- "Joseph, Joseph: Kingdom of God in the West" is a fictionalized
, but highly based in fact telling of Joseph Smith's formation of the Church of Latter Day Saints- the Mormons.