Monday, December 19, 2022

Denise Crittendon's "Where it Rains in Color," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: Where it Rains in Color by Denise Crittendon.

The entry begins:
After writing Where It Rains In Color, I couldn’t help but daydream about certain scenes and images appearing on the big screen.

The novel is picturesque and takes place on an idyllic world that’s actually bathed in fluttering, neon vapors. Tourists from across the galaxy flock to this vacation spot to get drenched in its brilliant mists, marvel at its high-tech underground city and gawk at Lileala who’s the Rare Indigo and considered the most beautiful woman in the galaxy.

That is until a surprise challenge shakes up Lileala’s life and transforms the entire planet.

Throughout it all, the colorful scenes and African culture put me in mind of an enchanting movie where the actors and actresses are dressed in elaborate garments by award-winning costume designer Ruth Carter (best known for the striking regalia in Black Panther and Coming 2 America).

Since the characters are descendants of Africa, if the book were adapted into a film, I’d love to see Lileala portrayed by an ebony actress like Lupita Nyongo or…[read on]
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