The 5 Best Films on Writers that You Can Stream Online

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Directed by Spike Jonze and starring Nicolas Cage, we see a screenwriter as he becomes restless and desperate in his attempts to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen.

The Hours

The film stars Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and Julianne Moore and is directed by Stephen Daldry. We witness Virginia Woolf writing her novel 'Mrs Dalloway'. In the future, Laura Brown and Clarissa Vaughan use the novel to escape from the daily vigour of their lives.

Shakespeare in Love

Starring Joseph Fiennes, Gwyneth Paltrow and Judi Dench, the film follows Shakespeare as he searches for his muse. He finds his inspiration in Violet, but she is promised to marry another man.

Finding Neverland

In this film starring Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet, we see a man who forms a bond with a widow and her four kids. He begins writing a play on children who never wish to grow up, which makes their bond stronger.

Saving Mr. Banks

The film features Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson. It is about an author going through financial hurdles. She visits Los Angeles to meet Walt Disney, who is eager to adapt her book 'Mary Poppins' for the screen, but she disagrees with his ways.

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