Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil - Savannah, GA
Posted by: Lat34North
N 32° 04.283 W 081° 05.728
17S E 490989 N 3548351
Quick Description: Jim Williams, played by Kevin Spacey, stands in the door of the Mercer-Williams House in Savannah Georgia. The movie, "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil” was based on the book of the same name and is a non-fiction work by John Berendt.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 3/19/2012 5:44:52 PM
Waymark Code: WME13B
The Mercer-Williams House is located at 429 Bull Street, Savannah Georgia.
"Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil is a 1997 American drama film directed by Clint Eastwood, and an adaptation of the book of the same name which was based on real-life events in the 1980s. The film features Kevin Spacey as Jim Williams and John Cusack as John Kelso.
Several changes were made from the book. Many of the more colorful characters were eliminated or made into composite characters. The reporter, played by John Cusack, was based upon Berendt, but was given a love interest not featured in the book, played by Eastwood's daughter Alison Eastwood. The multiple Williams trials were combined into one on-screen trial. Jim Williams's real life attorney Sonny Seiler appeared in the movie in the role of Judge White, the presiding judge at the trial.
Advertising for the film became a source of controversy when Warner Bros. used elements of Jack Leigh's famous photograph in its movie posters without his permission."
Source: Wikipedia: Film - Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Wikipedia: Book - Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
IMDB: Still of Kevin Spacey in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
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