Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Tanis Rideout's "The Sea Between Two Shores," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: The Sea Between Two Shores: A Novel by Tanis Rideout.

The entry begins:
The writing of The Sea Between Two Shores was inspired by a brief paragraph I read in a left-behind guidebook while sitting overlooking the Pacific on the island of Tanna in Vanuatu.

The story stayed with me throughout the remainder of my trip and beyond and eventually after much reading and research developed into the first draft of a novel about two families, The Stewarts and The Tab├ęs, who come together to reckon with their collective pasts.

I didn’t really dream cast the Stewart family while I was writing. They were much like people I knew, people I might run into at the supermarket or the library. I did however return to a film called Tanna a number of times while I was writing.

My husband and I saw the film while we were in Vanuatu. It is a tragic love story set on the island of Tanna and stars...[read on]
Learn more about the book and author at Tanis Rideout's website.

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