What's the Difference between The Green Mile the Book and The Green Mile the Movie?


The Green Mile

Released: 1996
Author: Stephen King

The Green Mile

Released: 1999
Director: Frank Darabont
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John Coffey
John Coffey
Portrayed by: Michael Clark Duncan
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   The story is not told chronologically. It happens in sequence.
   It's explained why Delacroix and Bitterbuck are on death row. Delacroix is an arsonist, rapist and murderer, while Bitterbuck murdered a man in an argument over a pair of boots. Not specified.
   Paul is in the nursing home and the brutality of Brad Dolan who works there. It reminds him of Percy Whetmore. This isn't shown.
   Paul is writing the story of the Green Mile as a novel. He is telling his life experience to his girlfriend Elaine.
   The Warden, Hal Moores has an assistant named Curtis Anderson. He doesn't.
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