Now, I thought I would switch it up with this next choice and go for something completely different! The Devil Wears Prada has long been a film that makes it into my top five, maybe even top three and the book is high up there on my list of favourites too! This particular book is one where I have lost count and that is why I can confidently say that it is a treasured member of my collection!
The book was released in and the movie, directed by David Frankel was released in The book is about a young woman named Andy Sachs, who recently graduated Brown University and moved to New York City in hopes of landing a job in the publishing industry. However, Andy instead gets a job as the junior personal assistant for Miranda Priestly.
She is also highly demanding and dictatorial, she is the nightmare boss. Andy also has to deal with the senior personal assistant Emily Charlton, who dislikes Andy almost immediately. Miranda often makes Andy sacrifice her commitments to friends and family for the sake of the magazine.
Ultimately, Andy has to decide what is more important: The movie was also a huge success with critics and moviegoers. Meryl Streep earned widespread acclaim for her portrayal of Miranda Priestly. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.
There are differences between the book and the movie, but they are more in the details rather than in the plot. In the book, Andy is specifically mentioned numerous times as being blonde.
Yet in the movie, Anne Hathaway has brown hair.
In the book, Miranda is British and Emily is an American. In the movie, Miranda is American and Emily is British. The explanation given to this is that Meryl Streep purposely wanting to differentiate the character Miranda Priestly from the British Vogue Magazine editor-in-chief Anna Wintour. Also, in the book her boyfriend is Alex Fineman and he works as a teacher in the Bronx while in the movie her boyfriend is Nate Cooper and he is a chef.
In the book, the boyfriend breaks up with Andy for good and they do not reconcile. In the movie, Andy breaks up with the boyfriend and it is hinted that they may get back together although he has recently taken a job at a restaurant in Boston.
In the book, Andy finally has enough of Miranda controlling her life and curses Miranda out to her face. Andy is then subsequently fired.
In the movie, this is all much less dramatic and all we see is Andy throw her cell phone out in a fountain.In the Book: In the Movie Miranda is British. She is American. Andy sells her clothes to make money, and gives a Chanel purse to her Mother and a dress to a girl who had .
Mar 17, · Best Answer: They totally cut out a side story with the friend getting in a car accident. The boyfriend is a chef in the movie instead of a teacher.
We never see Andy's family in the movie although they are a big part of the book. Those are three that I Status: Resolved. THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA.
THE BOOK AND THE MOVIE INTRODUCTION DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE NOVEL AND THE FILM In my opinion, the film adaptation keeps the principal ideas from the novel. There were some changes, as it occurs in all adaptations, but they did not interfere in the final result.
THEMES TO DISCUSS ON THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA. In the Book: In the Movie Miranda is British. She is American. Andy sells her clothes to make money, and gives a Chanel purse to her Mother and a dress to a girl who had written to Miranda.
She gives all of her clothes to Emily. The Devil Wears Prada is and will always be an absolute classic, and we've lost count of the amount of times we've binge-read the book and settled down with a truck load of snacks to watch the film.
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