Would "Strong Heart" work as a film?

Discuss the October 2017 Book of the Month, Strong Heart by Charlie Sheldon.

View Strong Heart on Bookshelves

View Strong Heart on Amazon
Post Reply
Salma M
Posts: 56
Joined: 17 Feb 2019, 03:51
Currently Reading: Defining Moments of a Free Man from a Black Stream
Bookshelf Size: 17
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-salma-m.html
Latest Review: Winning the War on Cancer by Sylvie Beljanski

Re: Would "Strong Heart" work as a film?

Post by Salma M »

I think it would make an interesting film, personally I am a fan of sea disaster films and if this were a movie I would watch it.
User avatar
Posts: 1051
Joined: 30 Sep 2018, 00:36
Currently Reading: Scandal, Heartbreak, and Deceit
Bookshelf Size: 151
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-vernavi.html
Latest Review: Poartry by Doug Kiburz

Post by VernaVi »

I think Strong Heart would be fantastic on film. It is set in one of the most beautiful and rugged places in the world, and the characters are people so many can relate to. It also helps that there is at least one sequel out in book form already!
Latest Review: Poartry by Doug Kiburz
User avatar
Erandi Ekanayake
Posts: 253
Joined: 31 Aug 2019, 00:09
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 22
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-erandi-ekanayake.html
Latest Review: We are Voulhire: The Fires of Virko by Matthew Tysz

Post by Erandi Ekanayake »

I really enjoyed reading the book. The plot is rich with all the capabilities to be formed into an awesome film. There is no any single part to be omitted. So it will be indeed pleasant if turn into a film.
User avatar
Posts: 19
Joined: 21 Oct 2019, 15:40
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 11

Post by sjenkins39 »

I think if they made some adjustments it could work as a film.
User avatar
Nyakwija Timothy
Posts: 1
Joined: 19 Jan 2020, 07:04
Bookshelf Size: 0

Post by Nyakwija Timothy »

I do agree because, it can easily be built on a story and the scripts.
so for me I say that it can be. :D :D :D :D
User avatar
Posts: 63
Joined: 11 Jun 2019, 21:53
Currently Reading: Fix: Sex, Lies & Banking
Bookshelf Size: 33
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-rjohnston815.html
Latest Review: Project Tau by Jude Austin

Post by rjohnston815 »

I really enjoyed this book, and agree it could definitely be made into a film. My only concern would be that often films are not as good as the book and I would hope that the screenplay would be aligned with the book (which often does not happen). One response noted that the scenery would be epic, and I absolutely agree with that statement.
Renee Johnston :techie-studyinggray:
Lover of books and life...
Brooklyn, NY
User avatar
Posts: 147
Joined: 19 Mar 2020, 08:37
Currently Reading: Fear Not, Dream Big, & Execute
Bookshelf Size: 22
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-preciousreads.html
Latest Review: The Fox by M. N. J. Butler

Post by PRECIOUSreads »

It would probably make a good film. However I'm picturing the story as a subtitled movie. Foreign language film vibe.
PRECIOUSreads :techie-studyingbrown:
User avatar
Posts: 446
Joined: 17 Mar 2020, 15:26
Favorite Book: Lord of the Rings
Currently Reading: The Hobbit
Bookshelf Size: 53
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-tjportugal.html
Latest Review: Mister Sleepy by Jane Alice

Post by tjportugal »

Strong Heart could only be adapted onto the screen by a master director; otherwise it would turn into an excruciating disappointment. The book is at a very high level; the movie would have to be top notch;
To read or not to read? That's not even a question!
User avatar
Posts: 570
Joined: 04 Jul 2019, 06:27
Currently Reading: Heartquake
Bookshelf Size: 182
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-mrunalt.html
Latest Review: The Beginning of the End - It Starts by John K. Williamson

Post by MrunalT »

Creative team can make any theme into a movie. This book definitely has all the elements to make a nice move plot.
Posts: 224
Joined: 23 Mar 2017, 10:08
Favorite Book: Deceitful Survival
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 100
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-alicer.html
Latest Review: Killing Abel by Michael Tieman

Post by Alicer »

Yes, think it could make a great movie.
Posts: 265
Joined: 12 Apr 2020, 21:12
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 22
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-radhika-puri.html
Latest Review: Divided World by Kenneth Pickering

Post by Radhika_puri »

I think it would do great as a movie with detailed discussion about some things.
User avatar
Posts: 334
Joined: 24 May 2020, 19:46
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 56
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-rachelemmanuel.html
Latest Review: Daddy’s Baby Mama’s Maybe by Come Lamore
Reading Device: B00IKPYKWG

Post by RachelEmmanuel »

Strong Heart reminded me a little of the TV series "Lost". It has time travel elements, visions, lost cultures, the works. It could be expanded into a movie or even a TV series.
1 Cor 15: 19-20, 26 If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are of all people most to be pitied.
But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead...The last enemy to be destroyed is death.
User avatar
Posts: 193
Joined: 03 Mar 2019, 12:04
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 21
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-alexandros92.html
Latest Review: The Legacy of Job's Wife by Cynthia Koelker

Post by Alexandros92 »

I do not see why not but it will work mainly for a specific kind of audience. It could be a beautiful, slow, emotional story.
User avatar
Posts: 92
Joined: 12 Apr 2020, 08:47
Favorite Book: The Reel Sisters
Currently Reading: The Formative Five
Bookshelf Size: 33
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-jgretz-7.html
Latest Review: The Prodigy Slave, Book One: Journey to Winter Garden by Londyn Skye
Reading Device: B00JG8GOWU

Post by JGretz-7 »

I would love to see Strong Heart made into a movie. The scenery would be beautiful and what a great way to get more people thinking about how the past connects to the present.
User avatar
Posts: 285
Joined: 27 Mar 2020, 13:51
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 23
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-hanelizabeth397.html
Latest Review: The Mindset by Ace Bowers

Post by HanElizabeth397 »

I think it would be really interesting as a film! As long as they clearly portrayed the Strong Heart stories as different to the present day setting
Post Reply

Return to “Discuss "Strong Heart" by Charlie Sheldon”