Patience (2012) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Patience

Grant Gee, 2012

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The Rings of Saturn
W.G. Sebald, 1995

Patience is a documentary directed by Grant Gee in 2012 and based on the book The Rings of Saturn by W.G. Sebald, first published in 1995. The documentary features Jonathan Pryce, Tacita Dean, William Firebrace, Dan Gretton, Barbara Hui, Arthur Lubow, and others.

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RATING

6.9

/ 10

Movie Poster: Patience (Grant Gee, 2012)

8.4

/ 10

Book Cover: The Rings of Saturn (W.G. Sebald, 1995)

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Storyline

Retracing the steps taken by W.G. Sebald (1944–2001) in his ground-breaking book ‘The Rings of Saturn’, this documentary offers a unique exploration of the work and influence of the internationally acclaimed writer.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Patience, the 2012 movie by Grant Gee

Year

2012

Minutes

86

Movie Rate

6.90

Source: IMDb

Movie

Patience

Original title: Patience (After Sebald)

Country: UK

Year: 2012

Length: 1h26m

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Cover of The Rings of Saturn, the 1995 book by W.G. Sebald

Year

1995

Pages

296

Book Rate

8.48

S: Goodreads

Book

The Rings of Saturn

Original title: Die Ringe des Saturn

Country: Germany

First published in: 1995

Length: 296 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Cover of The Rings of Saturn, the 1995 book by W.G. Sebald

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