Mavis Gallant's What Is To Be Done? -- the movie!

One of Linda Leith Publishing's fall books is Mavis Gallant's only play, What Is To Be Done? When our friends who run All Lit Up asked for ideas for blog posts, we put together a proposal we hope they'd go for in the "Character Study" category, imagining the play as a movie and having fun casting it. This all was Carmelita McGrath's work, and she packed it off last week. So now look what they've done. Those brilliant women have not only used the post, but have included a movie poster for it, with an image of Joe Stalin a cast to die for:

 

WHAT IS TO BE DONE? starring Chloe Grace Moretz

Abigail Breslin  James McAvoy and

Meryl Street as Mrs. Bailley

Music by Karen O 

Based on the play

WHAT IS TO BE DONE? BY MAVIS GALLANT

A LINDA LEITH PUBLISHING PRODUCTION

DIRECTED BY TERRY ZWIGOFF

 

Inspired!

 

Linda Leith

 

 

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