On June 26, the movie My Sister’s Keeper, based on the 2004 novel of the same title by Jodi Picoult ’87, is scheduled to open in theaters across the country.
So PAW asks the question: What other movies have been based on books or short stories by Princeton alumni?
Here’s our list, complete with as many campus-era photos that we could find.
Use the “Post comments” form below to discuss your favorites or to add a name that we missed!
Sources: International Movie Database, Wikipedia, Yahoo! Movies, various Web sites
Compiled by Marianne Nelson
THE BOOK: My Sister’s Keeper (2004)
THE MOVIE (2009)
Directed by Nick Cassavetes
Starring Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin, Alec Baldwin, Jason Patrick, and Sofia Vassilieva
THE MOVIE PLOT (Drama)
A couple conceive a child (a daughter) who can provide a donor match for their older daughter who has leukemia. But after years of medical procedures, the healthy younger sibling seeks medical emancipation from her parents — a decision that tears the family apart and may prove fatal to her older sister.