About “Book-to-Film” Books:

Many must-see films were based on books.   Here are just a few of the popular feature films with Latinx characters and stories, which originated as novels by Latino and Spanish writers:

  • The House of the Spirits – starring Antonio Banderas, Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, and Winona Ryder (book by Chilean writer Isabel Allende)
  • Like Water for Chocolate – (book by Mexican author Laura Esquivel)
  • The Mambo Kings – (book by Pulitzer prize winner Oscar Hijuelos)

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