Book to movie adaptations to watch for 2014: The Giver


Book: The Giver

Author: Lois Lowry

Director: Phillip Noyce

Release: Summer 2014

Lois Lowry's The Giver has been a favourite amongst children and adult readers since it was published in 1993. The sci-fi story imagines a world where every member has a particular role. The child protagonist Jonas's role is the receiver of memories and he soon realizes there's a darker history behind their perfect world. The movie directed by Phillip Noyce has an all-star cast including Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift and Jeff Bridges as the Giver.

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