A Quick Tip by CuveeCornerWineBlog

  • Apr 5, 2010
Of course the book is so much better than the movie and should be labeled a "must read"!
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Quick Tip by . August 10, 2010
Very cool and even better than the movie! Read it with a nice glass of #Pinot!
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Sideways is a 2004 novel by Rex Pickett. The novel is the story of two friends, Miles and Jack, who go away together for the last time to steep themselves in everything that makes it good to be young and single. During the week before Jack plans to marry, the pair heads out from Los Angeles to the Santa Ynez wine country.

In 2004, the novel was made into a film, Sideways, directed by Alexander Payne. Although the film largely follows the book's outline, there are multiple differences between the two, especially regarding the two main characters' involvement with the two women during the course of their trip.

The following is an explanation of the film:

Sideways is a American comedy-drama film written by Jim Taylor and Alexander Payne and directed by Payne. Adapted from Rex Pickett's novel, Sideways follows two forty-something men, portrayed by Paul Giamatti and Thomas Haden Church, who take a week-long road trip to the wine country of Santa Barbara. Payne and Taylor won multiple awards for their screenplay. Giamatti and Church, as well as actresses Virginia Madsen and Sandra Oh, playing local women who become romantically involved with the men, all received accolades for their performances.

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