“An Interesting Lack of Sentimentality”

  • Hossein Amini
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture book series (PSADVC)


Screenwriter Hossein Amini, who made his debut as a feature-filmmaker with an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel The Two Faces of January (2014), talks about his infatuation with the source material and the process of bringing the book to screen. By reflecting upon his work, Amini gives some insight into the process of adaptation and the difficult relationship between source material and film adaptation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hossein Amini
    • 1
  1. 1.Curtis BrownLondonUK

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