Posted by Adam Quinan on November 05, 2021 at 14:05:36 user Adam.
In Reply to: Re: 2016 film of Swallows and Amazons - financing posted by Peter Hyland on November 05, 2021 at 11:08:38:
I checked the DVD on Amazon (the online company ;-) ) and the 2016 film has a 4.3 / 5 rating and those who know the books generally disliked it and those who did not really quite enjoyed it.
5.0 out of 5 stars
We did not read the novel
Reviewed in the United States on July 22, 2019
I looked at the 1 star reviews to find that the movie only loosely follows the book. I understand their dismay as it has happened to us. However, we came from a blank slate with no anticipations. As parents, we found the movie extremely tolerable and enjoyable. The movie was without need for parental guidance, clean, and exciting. 5 stars for someone without specific expectations.
I couldn't find sales figures though.
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