Wit (2001) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Wit

Mike Nichols, 2001

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Wit
Margaret Edson, 1995

Wit is a movie directed by Mike Nichols in 2001 and based on the book of the same name by Margaret Edson, first published in 1995. The movie features Emma Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Eileen Atkins, Audra McDonald, Jonathan M. Woodward, Harold Pinter, and others.

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RATING

8

/ 10

Movie Poster: Wit (Mike Nichols, 2001)

8.4

/ 10

Book Cover: Wit (Margaret Edson, 1995)

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Storyline

Vivian Bearing is a professor of English literature known for her intense knowledge of metaphysical poetry, especially the Holy Sonnets of John Donne. Her life takes a turn when she is diagnosed with metastatic Stage IV ovarian cancer. Oncologist Harvey Kelekian prescribes various chemotherapy treatments to treat her disease, and as she suffers through the various side-effects, she attempts to put everything in perspective.

Genres

Movie vs Book

Poster of Wit, the 2001 movie by Mike Nichols

Year

2001

Minutes

99

Movie Rate

8.00

Source: IMDb

Cover of Wit, the 1995 book by Margaret Edson

Year

1995

Pages

85

Book Rate

8.42

S: Goodreads

Book

Wit

Original title: Wit : A Play

Country: USA

First published in: 1995

Length: 85 pages

Genre: Play

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User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of Wit, the 2001 movie by Mike Nichols

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Cover of Wit, the 1995 book by Margaret Edson

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Poster of Wit, the 2001 movie by Mike Nichols

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15% No

11 votes

2 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Wit, the 1995 book by Margaret Edson

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36% No

9 votes

5 votes

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