Novel to Film
The interrelationships in The Way We Live Now become more complex when the mysterious American widow, Winifred Hurtle, arrives in London and beckons Paul Montague to uphold his promise of marriage -- despite his newfound love for Hetta Carbury.
Compare and contrast the nuances of this scene from Trollope's novel, to Andrew Davies screenplay adaptation and to the scene as directed by David Yates. How is the character of Mrs. Hurtle expressed in each medium? What details are created and what are omitted?
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