Ecranization from Novel to Movie Friends but Married by Ayudia Bing Slamet and Dittopercussion

Evi Chamalah Meilan Arsanti

Abstract
Ecranization is an adaption of a novel into a movie. Novel Friends but Married is a novel that told about the real life of a man who loves his own best friend. This novel contained their true stories that have been lived for 12 years. This novel had become one of the best-selling novels which was finally appointed as a movie in early 2017. The novel Friends but Married underwent a change agreed upon by the director and novelist. The agreement provided a process of shrinking, adding, and changing variations with the focus of the story that is still the same and similar to the original novel. However, changes in the process of ecranization will affect the readers and viewers. Based on the results of research and discussion of the ecranization of the novel into the movie Friends but Married by Ayudia Bing Slamet and Ditto Percussion, it could be summarized as follows. Decreasing or reducing the process of exposing the novel to the movie Friends but Married by Ayudia Bing Slamet and Ditto Percussion occurred 26 times. This shrinking occured in the plot, character, and background of the ecranization of the novel into the movie Friends but Married. Additions to the process of exposing the novel to the movie Friends but Married by Ayudia Bing Slamet and Ditto Percussion took place six times. This addition occured in the plot, character, and background of the ecranization of the novel into the movie Friends but Married. Variation changes in the process of exposing the novel to the movie Friends but Married by Ayudia Bing Slamet and Ditto Percussion occurred 10 times. These changes existed in the plot, character, and background of the ecranization of the novel into the movie Friends but Married.

DOI: 10.32996/ijllt.2019.2.5.24 
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