The Giver: Adapting the Original YA Dystopia

By Antoinette Weil
"The important thing is that a film doesn't obliterate a book. The movie is here now. But the book hasn't gone away. It has simply grown up, grown larger, and begun to glisten in a new way." - Lois Lowry, 2014
Lowis Lowry's 1993 novel The Giver was a childhood favorite for many, and it remains one of my favorite stories of all time. That being the case, I had the same feeling many book lovers experience when they find out one of their favorites is being adapted to film -- some mix of elation and anxiety. After all, I've loved this book for two decades, and the message is s...

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