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March 3, 2009
Trio to star in Paulo Coehlo adaptation
Alice Braga, Mickey Rourke and Vincent Cassel will star in 11 Minutes, an adaptation of Paulo Coehlo's novel. The project was adapted by Hany Abu-Assad. He will also direct.
May 17, 2007
Coelho taking Eleven Minutes
Marcos Bernstein will adapt the Paulo Coelho book Eleven Minutes for New Line Cinema. The movie follows a Brazilian woman who goes to Switzerland to find her fortune. Once there, she is only able to really find work in a gentleman's club. What follows is a journey of both romantic and sexual self-discovery.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
September 21, 2005
New Line ready for Eleven Minutes
New Line Cinema has acquired the rights to the Paolo Coelho novel Eleven Minutes and is set to adapt it into a motion picture. The title of the book refers to the duration of a sexual act. The story itself details the sexual awakening of a Brazilian woman who heads to Geneva amidst aspirations of being a dancer. Once she finally returns home, she has become jaded by her employment as a high-priced prostitute. The book was published in 2003 and has sold more than 5.5 million copies in 40 languages.
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