A Walk to Remember is a American coming-of-age romantic drama film directed by Adam Shankman and written by Karen Janszen, based on Nicholas Sparks ' novel of the same name. The novel's s setting was changed to the s to early s for the film, as the producers were concerned it might not appeal to teenage audiences. The film was shot for 39 days in Wilmington, North Carolina , with many of the sets borrowed from the television series Dawson's Creek. The film, as with the book, is dedicated to Sparks' sister Danielle, whose cancer-afflicted life inspired the story.
A Walk To Remember
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Every April, when the wind blows from the sea and mingles with the scent of lilacs, Landon Carter remembers his last year at Beaufort High. It was , and Landon had already dated a girl or two. He even swore that he had once been in love. A quiet girl who always carried a Bible with her schoolbooks, Jamie seemed content living in a world apart from the other teens.
A Walk to Remember
The novel, set in — in Beaufort, North Carolina , is a story of two teenagers who fall in love with each other despite the disparity of their personalities. A Walk to Remember is adapted in the film of the same name. Sparks wrote the manuscripts for A Walk to Remember , his third novel, in the summer of He wrote it in North Carolina, which is the setting of the novel.
Unlike his main character, Landon Worth, Sparks had no firsthand account of life in s Beaufort. Moreover, he was not raised a Baptist like Landon, but rather as a Roman Catholic. Set in small-town America in the coastal town of Beaufort, North Carolina, it tells the story of wholesome young love framed by ideas of faith, loyalty, duty, death and redemption. While Sparks was born in Omaha, Nebraska, he first settled in the Carolinas after being transferred there during his stint as a pharmaceuticals salesman in Sparks penned the novel as a commemoration of both his sister and the man she married.