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Mona Lisa smile

a novel

by D. Chiel

  • 365 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Onyx in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wellesley College -- History -- Fiction,
  • Women college teachers -- Fiction,
  • Sex role -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMona Lisa smile (Motion picture)
    Statementby Deborah Chiel ; based on the motion picture written by Lawrence Konner & Mark Rosenthal.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsKonner, Lawrence., Rosenthal, Mark D., Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 2189 vol. 13
    The Physical Object
    Pagination245 p. :
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3387705M
    ISBN 100451411218
    LC Control Number2004574803
    OCLC/WorldCa53802277

    Mona Lisa Smile is about how the new art history teacher, unmarried Katherine Watson (Julia Roberts), asks the young women of that university to reject the oppressive domestic goddess lifestyle that awaits almost all of them after graduation. Of the three students most affected by Watson, Maggie Gyllenhaal's Giselle Levy gets the best : Sony Pictures.   PUBLISHERS WEEKLY In this entertaining book, Hales (La Bella Lingua) attempts to reconstruct the obscure life of Mona Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo, the wife of a prosperous Florentine merchant, Francesco del Giocondo, who either commissioned the painting from Leonardo da Vinci or was approached by the artist to create the smoky portrait now ensconced in the Louvre.5/5(3).

      For anyone who loves Florence, Mona Lisa, a Life Discovered is the book for you. Dianne Hales, an accomplished and prolific writer, has produced for us an outstanding non-fiction immersion into the life and times of Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo, the nearly mystical muse who possesses the world’s most famous smile, Mona Lisa. Mona Lisa Smile is directed by Mike Newell (Enchanted April, Donnie Brasco, Pushing Tin) based on a screenplay by Lawrence Konner and Mark Rosenthal. Newell has a knack for making character-driven dramas with quirky characters who must sort out their priorities.

    For as long as I could remember, my mental image of the Mona Lisa consisted of Leonardo da Vinci’s subject seated in front of a black background. Her expression was just a smirk in the painting that resided in my head. But when I saw the Mona Lisa in the Louvre for the first time in , I couldn’t keep my eyes on the face of Lisa Gherardini and solve the meaning behind her smile. Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is one of the most well know paintings in the world. It has also been the source of many interpretations as to who is in the portrait and what the mysterious smile on her face represents. The painting has been stolen and recovered, admired and .


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Mona Lisa Smile book. Read 32 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Infree-spirited Berkeley graduate Katherine Watson accepts a /5. Mona Lisa Smile Mass Market Paperback – December 2, by Deborah Chiel (Author) out of 5 stars 11 ratings.

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/5. A fascinating study of the real-life model for Leonardo's Mona Lisa, arguably the most famous portrait in the world, parodied now as author found her existence in baptismal records and since has spent years researching her subject, Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo, wife of a wealthy silk merchant/5.

Mona Lisa is “a readable and affectionate my-search-for-story for art lovers and anyone interested in glorious and gory Florence in the fifteenth to sixteenth centuries, and in the divine Leonardo in particular Hales’s assiduous research has made it possible for us to know Mona Lisa just a bit, enough to wonder if this otherwise ordinary Released on: Aug Mona Lisa Smile is a American drama film produced by Revolution Studios and Columbia Pictures in association with Red Om Films Productions, directed by Mike Newell, written by Lawrence Konner and Mark Rosenthal, and starring Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, and Maggie title is a reference to the Mona Lisa, the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci, and to the song Music by: Rachel Portman.

Mona Lisa: Bay Area Author Finds the Woman Behind the Smile (L’Italo-Americano) Can Mona Lisa Rest in Peace. (Huffington Post) The Real Mona Lisa Turns (Huffington Post) A CNN Summer Entertainment Guide best book One of USA Today’s 30 “hottest titles this season” A BBC Book of the Week.

A Library Journal nonfiction top pick for. Van Gogh by numbers. BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY Side By Side w/ QUEEN LIVE AID + Don't Stop Me Now & The Show Must Go On - Duration: Juan Dela Cruz Recommended for you. Mona Lisa Lyrics: Come on, let's go / I'm on a roll / I only need a dollar in my pocket / Attract the gold / Just let it mold into your hands / And watch the love turn it into a locket / Stay on the.

This process is beautifully portrayed in Mona Lisa Smile. The film is about Katherine Watson, a college lecturer from liberal-minded California, who manages to get a teaching position in the Art History Department at Wellesley, a prestigious, conservative, and elite private women's college situated at the opposite end of the country in.

Mona Lisa posed with a dark smile because she was married off to a slave trader at j a new book which investigated her family background suggests.

Lisa Gherardini, the real-life. In "Mona Lisa Smile," she is the conduit for the plot, which flows through her character. The major supporting roles are played by luminaries of the first post-Julia generation, including not only Dunst, but Julia Stiles as Joan Brandwyn, a girl smart enough to be accepted by Yale Law but perhaps not smart enough to choose it over marriage.

Mona Lisa Smile 13+ 1h 59m 20th-Century Period Pieces Inthe women of Wellesley College are measured by how well they marry -- until the arrival of a Director: Mike Newell. MONA LISA SMILE adds up to glossy entertainment that is a long way from art.

In the movie, a vibrant and independent-minded teacher shows her students a paint-by-numbers kit for a Van Gogh picture to show them the difference between art that is insightful and meaningful and mindless repetition of pretty images.3/5. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Mona Lisa Smile; Julia Roberts plays a s liberal female professor who encounters a few hurdles while trying to pass the same values along to her traditional Wellesley art students.

Katherine Ann Watson (Julia Roberts) arrives at Wellesley College in the mids as a professor of Art History, looking to. mona lisa smile 1 film synopsis Progressive teacher Katherine Watson (Julia Roberts) arrives at the prestigious, conservative all-women college of Wellesley in the autumn of to teach History of Art.

The students are amongst the brightest women in the country, and have absorbed the course reading-list before Katherine’s first Size: KB. The distant, dreamlike vista behind Mona Lisa’s head seems to be higher on the right-hand side than on the left. It is hard to see how the landscape would join up.

This is subliminally unsettling: Mona Lisa appears taller, more erect, when one’s gaze drifts to the left than when it is on the right. Directed by Mike Newell. With Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal.

A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative s Wellesley girls to question their traditional social roles/10(K). Mona Lisa Smile () Plot. Showing all 5 items Jump to: Summaries (5) She also learns that the students are book smart, but do not know how to think for themselves.

Their parents and the school administration foster a predetermined path in life for the girls, namely to stick to traditional mores and thoughts, with the primary goal of. Leonardo da Vinci’s famous portrait of Lisa Gherardini, titled Mona Lisa, is one of the most-discussed works of art ever, partly thanks to the subject’s ambiguous look.

According to a recent Author: Jack Shepherd. The Mona Lisa’s enigmatic smile has captivated audiences for centuries, inspiring songs, poetry and film. But little is known about the woman behind what may .The Mona Lisa, to me, is the greatest emotional painting ever done.

The way the smile flickers makes it a work of both art and science, because Leonardo understood optics, and the muscles of the lips, and how light strikes the eye - all of it goes into making the Mona Lisa's smile so mysterious and elusive.Mona Lisa Smile. Dir.

by Mike Newell. Columbia Pictures, In the movie, Mona Lisa Smile directed by Mike Newell, a new art history professor at Wellesley College teaches her female students alternatives to their seemingly preordained futures as wives and mothers.

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