She was on seventh heaven because she was going to watch the movie based on her favorite novel which she’d read several times since her childhood, but while watching movie she felt claustrophobic as the visuals of the movie didn’t meet the standard of her imagination with which she’d lived that novel again and again.



P.S. Movie visuals have its own restrictions, but our imagination is limitless and we draw our own world while reading…    


Written for: 55 on Friday #WriteTribeprompt by Vidya Suri

55 on Friday #WriteTribe

10 Comments Add yours

  1. mahabore says:

    So true, and this is why most of us invariably feel that somehow the movie didn’t do enough justice to the original book itself 😀 Nothing beats the human mind, does it, when it comes to imagining things….

    1. shellymona says:

      Thanks a lot

  2. Aditi says:

    So true Shelly! Often I’ve had this feeling while watching a movie based on a novel!

    1. shellymona says:

      Yeah…and disturbs our imaginary world…
      thanks Aditi

  3. I think that is why the books are always better than the movies could ever be. There is always more insight to them. Great take on the prompt! ♥

    1. shellymona says:

      Very true “there is more insight to them”
      Thanks for the lovely comment

  4. Same way I felt when I saw some of the Harry Potter series. Even if a movie turns out to be perfect it almost always doesn’t match our imagination.

    1. shellymona says:

      Absolutely….and that charm is lost…
      Thanks Sheethal

  5. Good one, Shelly. There are several such movies that don’t do justice to the wonderful books we’eve enjoyed reading.

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