Apt Pupil

Apt Pupil (1982) is a novella by Stephen King, originally published in the 1982 novella collection Different Seasons, subtitled "Summer of Corruption".

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Apt Pupil (film)
... Apt Pupil is a 1998 American psychological thriller film based on the eponymous 1982 novella by Stephen King ... With King's support, Singer filmed Apt Pupil with McKellen and Renfro in Altadena, California, in 1997 ... Singer called Apt Pupil "a study in cruelty" with Nazism only serving as a vehicle for the capacity of evil ...
Apt Pupil (film) - Reception
... Bryan Singer previewed Apt Pupil at the Museum of Tolerance's L.A ... Apt Pupil was originally scheduled to be released in February 1998, but the film's distributor moved the release date to autumn, feeling that it belonged "alongside other more serious-minded films" ... Apt Pupil was considered a critical and commercial disappointment ...
Apt Pupil (film) - Production - Direction Under Bryan Singer
... Bryan Singer first read Apt Pupil when he was 19 years old, and when he became a director, he wanted to adapt the novella into a film ... of in the spirit of the real horror movie." Singer described the Apt Pupil's premise as a "study in cruelty" ... He instead pursued Apt Pupil "It was a very dark subject matter, and it was something that came from passion." He acknowledged in retrospect that Apt Pupil "wasn't really supposed to be a big success" ...

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