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Alice Munro: Nobel Prize-winner's unlikely Kristen Wiig connection
Alice Munro: Nobel Prize-winner's unlikely Kristen Wiig connection

Alice Munro, who won the Nobel Prize for literature Thursday, is seen as a titan of the short story, thanks to collections including “Dance of the Happy Shades” and “The Beggar Maid.” She also has had an occasional—and recent--influence on film. Munro’s 2001 story “Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage” was the basis of this year’s Toronto International Film Festival debut “Hateship Loveship,” acquired by IFC for a likely release next year. The film features a personality one wouldn’t necessarily associate with Munro or the Nobel: Kristen Wiig, who marks her dramatic debut in the lo-fi indie. PHOTOS:...

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