Re: New Swallows and Amazons film trailer

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Posted by Mike Jones on June 16, 2016 at 07:52:52 user Mike_Jones.

In Reply to: New Swallows and Amazons film trailer posted by Adam Quinan on June 16, 2016 at 03:02:53:

The reference to Hitchcock's Thirty-Nine Steps (Captain Flint clinging to outside of railway carriage) confirms what we already knew; it's a "based on" approach, not a faithful adaptation. But that didn't stop Hitchcock's mangling of Buchan's plot making a great film, so the new S and A may be a good film on its own terms.

On balance, the trailer made me want to take my grandson to see it when the time comes.

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