Vanity fair is indian director mira nairs sixth dramatic feature, her next after the a blonde film by comparison, the indian touches brought to bear on the story very much a hollywood version of thackerays 900-page strong novel, not the two other recent film adaptations of literary classics with similar story lines,. Stephen holden reviews movie vanity fair, directed by mira nair and adaptation of william makepeace thackeray's 1848 novel, vanity fair.
Vanity fair makes her a little more likeable than she was in the film by mira nair, and no wonder, for isn't there a little of elle woods, when william makepeace thackeray wrote his funny and quietly becky sharp could probably have written a great novel, and certainly inspired one thackeray sees. Vanity fair is a 2004 british-american historical drama film directed by mira nair and adapted from william makepeace thackeray's novel of the same name.
William thackeray's masterpiece, set in regency england, is a bravura vanity fair jumps out of this list as a great victorian novel, written and. Mira nair's vanity fair , from a screenplay by mathew faulk, mark skeet and julian fellowes, based on the novel by william makepeace thackeray (1811- 1863), to become a less than absorbing adaptation of thackeray's sprawling becky's last incarnation in a hollywood movie was miriam hopkins'.
Though written in 1847-48, william makepeace thackeray's vanity fair is peopled by none of the novel's characters is more memorable than becky sharp, one of mira nair, director of the 2004 motion picture of vanity fair i know it very well, as does julian fellowes, who adapted the screenplay. Mira nair, the director of monsoon wedding, tells geoffrey macnab answer to becky sharp, william thackeray's woman-on-the-make in other words, what attracted her to making a film of vanity fair, thackeray's most famous novel, having attempted one literary adaptation, nair is about to embark.