Cast A Film
Imagine you are a casting director for a film adaptation of Cloudstreet. Who would you choose to cast in the major roles? Why would you choose these actors? Develop a cast list and discuss your reasons for your choices.
Bring a newspaper clipping or article to class that relates to the historical events in the novel, such as World War II or the trial of the Nedlands Monster. Discuss with the class how the clipping relates to the narrative.
Cloudstreet was adapted to screen in 2011 as a television drama miniseries. Watch excerpts of this adaptation in class and discuss the many differences between it and the novel upon which it was based.
Draw A Character
How do you envision the characters of the novel? Develop a visual project (drawing, painting, etc.) that depicts one of the novel’s characters using the...
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