Sometimes the book is better than the movie.
Join us as we discover the books behind some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters…new and old. All of the books featured here can be found at your local Little Dixie Regional Library!
Book: “Brighton Rock: An Entertainment” by Graham Greene (1938)
A gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Ruthless Pinkie has killed a man. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous Ida Arnold, who is determined to avenge a death.
Movie: “Brighton Rock” Releases in theaters: February 4, 2011. Starring John Hurt, Helen Mirren, Sam Riley and Andy Serkis, “Brighton Rock” tells the story of the fall of Pinkie, a disadvantaged, violent teenager with a religious death wish. A remake of the original movie, “Brighton Rock” from 1947.