Claire Danes http://mtpr.org en Montana author’s coming-of-age novel turned into film http://mtpr.org/post/montana-author-s-coming-age-novel-turned-film <p>A film based on Missoula author Pete Fromm's&nbsp; novel "As Cool As I am" debuted recently in Missoula. It's a coming-of-age tale about a teenage girl, played by up-and-coming Irish actress Sarah Bolger. The star of the hit TV series "Homeland", Claire Danes, plays the girl's mother.</p><p></p><p>In this feature interview, Fromm talks with News Director Sally Mauk about the novel - and the film of the same title. Fromm says the novel grew out of a short story he wrote called "The Gravy on the Cake".</p><p></p><p><br />&nbsp;</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:31:54 +0000 Sally Mauk 10352 at http://mtpr.org Montana author’s coming-of-age novel turned into film