GONE GIRL brilliant screenwriting

lesson in how to handle flashbacks and plot twists

Of course Rosamund Pyke and Ben Affleck are great in GONE GIRL, but how Gillian Flynn rewrote her own work really is an example on how to put a brilliant book into a script fit for the silver screen. Solid cinematography and disciplined editing add to the wonder: It is a rare thing that we journalists applaud at a press screening. With GONE GIRL at Zurich Film Festival 2014 we did.

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I see, I like, I write ... mostly about cinema and actors, but also about politics or economy. In English, auf Deutsch, på svenska. This ORF trained news journalist (TV, radio), who has also worked in corporate publishing for international brands and written/edited tons of magazines, has become a blogger out of passion.

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