This post contains spoilers for both the book and film versions of shutter island i' ve tried to avoid them as much as possible, but read with caution major spoilers are clearly marked shutter island has once been described by the writer as a mix of invasion of the body snatchers and the work of the. The link below is nice source to compare the book and movie book vs film: shutter island ps be aware that it contains spoilers from both the book and movie. Here are my thoughts on the book and movie shutter island enjoy.
To explain his own existence on shutter island, teddy daniels remade himself as a us marshal, originally sent here to hunt down andrew laeddis to either identity (teddy or andrew) the novel might be a good source of information want to compare the movie with the novel get the book now. The film looks intriguing to me and i'll obviously watch anything scorsese films ( don't get any ideas marty, i hate cute baby thingys) i read this some years ago, so my memory is not too sharp right now, but i remember thinking this book was absolutely wonderful, until the ending, about which i've been. Lehane already told us that he stays out of the writing process once an agreement has been made to adapt one of his books but he did share his thoughts on the slightly altered ending seen in the film seriously: don't hit the jump if you haven't seen this movie spoiler warning: shutter island.
The film followed the novel very closely, which is always a wonderful thing for a book lover like myself, since i cannot help but compare the two of course, no film covers every inch of the book for me, the most important thing is that it not leave too much on the cutting room floor here is where shutter island. Eric feb 06, 2013 08:05am 0 votes i loved having both options available to enjoy the story i read the book first and it now is one of my all time faves, and then immediaetly watched the movie to compare what was in my head, vs how hollywood portrayed it i loved them both, and then did the same thing for mystic river.