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Doubt (movie tie-in edition)
Doubt - movie tie-in edition
Author: John Patrick Shanley
Now a major motion picture! Starring Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Amy Adams. Written and directed by John Patrick Shanley from his Pulitzer Prize?winning play. ?The best new play of the season. That rarity of rarities, an issue-driven play that is unpreachy, thought-provoking, and so full of high drama that the aud...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781559363471
ISBN-10: 1559363479
Publication Date: 12/1/2008
Pages: 64
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4.3 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
Book Type: Paperback
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Not actually a book, it's a short play so that disappointed me as when I received it as a wishlist book, I thought it would be the novelization of the screenplay, not the short stage play.
So it is a much shorter version of the story told in the acclaimed movie and has only 4 roles though the other characters are mentioned by these main players.
Though set in the 1960's, the story raises questions much in today's news about just when a suspicion of child molestation should be reported and to whom. Are certain personality characteristics or habits instantly suspect? Is it just gossip or something more? Does the status of the reporter or the status of the suspected molester effect the outcome? Or are we all just too paranoid?
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