How to Write a Novel Based on a True Story?

Answer Many novelists draw on true stories for inspiration. Classic novelist Charles Dickens took incidents from his own childhood when writing "David Copperfield." More recently Curtis Sittenfeld used ev... Read More »

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Is the movie"The Bank Job"based on a true story?

The 2008 film "The Bank Job" is based on a true story. The film is based on the 1971 robbery of a Baker Street bank in London, England. The robbery made few headlines at the time and was thought to... Read More »

What is one of your favourite movies based on a true story?

Into The Wild blew me away.....the story line, the cinematography, the scenery and the soundtrack are amazing and beautiful.

Is"Michael Clayton"Based on a True Story?

The 2007 movie "Michael Clayton," is a legal thriller based on a true story. It stars George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson and Sydney Pollack and takes place in New York City.Source:Cinecon... Read More »

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