Screenplay by Anthony
Minghella, published by Methuen Drama in 1991.
Also appears in Anthony Minghella Plays: 2, published by Methuen Drama in 1997.
1. Poem quoted by characters Jamie and Nina:
“La Muerta” (“The Dead Woman”) from Los Versos del Capitan (The Captain’s Verses) by Pablo Neruda, originally published in 1952. This and other poetry by Neruda is available in many different translations from various publishers.2. Biography/criticism of Pablo Neruda
3. Novel based partly on life of Pablo Neruda:
Il Postino (The Postman), Antonio Skarmeta: Bloomsbury, 1996.4. Other screenplays by Anthony Minghella
5. Plays by Anthony Minghella
6. Article about the filming of Truly, Madly, Deeply:
My First Movie: Twenty Celebrated Directors Talk About Their First Film. Stephen Lowenstein: Pantheon Books, 2000. See Chapter 12, pp. 214-244.7. Books about ghosts in films
8. Cookbook possibly influenced by Truly Madly Deeply:
Truly Madly Pasta, Ursula Ferrigno and Peter Cassidy: Rizzoli, 2003.9. About Anthony Minghella:
Minghella on Minghella, edited by Timothy Bricknell: Faber, 2005.10. Interesting movie tie-in:
Source—A Five-Session Course on Prayer for Lent, Robert Warren and Kate Bruce: Church House Publishing, 2006.
Section 2, “Source of Joy: Prayer as Enjoying God” (pp. 25-34) suggests watching and reflecting on TMD as a way of exploring the themes of grief, loss and love.