25 best movies about books

With the London Book Fair in full swing, we’ve compiled a compendium of cinema’s best celebrations of the original physical media

The Hours (2002)

An intergenerational story of three women connected through the novel Mrs Dalloway. It juxtaposes Virginia Woolf writing the novel, a 1950s housewife who finds escape in its pages, and a modern day Manhattanite who – like Mrs Dalloway – is getting ready for a fancy gala. Itself based on a Pulitzer-winning novel, The Hours is stuffed with party-planning and suicide, like a less depressing episode of Come Dine With Me. 

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