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Gestalt Adaptations10 items starting from £11.65
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Last updated : 25-Jan-15
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Focusing here on the lead performance, Jeremy Brett brought a tortured poignancy to his interpretation of Holmes that, whilst ranging from the sublime to the bizarre, transcended the bohemian savant of the source to achieve a synergistic triumph.
Director Peter Weir's 1975 film portrayed the sense of unfathomable mystery in Joan Lindsay's period-novel through a fever dream tableau of morality & landscape in this haunting classic of Australian cinema.
Deighton's anonymous protagonist finds both a name and a very distinctive voice in this kitchen sink Cold War thriller. Michael Caine's charismatic turn is matched by the wonderfully evocative backdrop of a pre-Swinging Sixties London.
With a screenplay adapted from his own (beautifully written) novel, Paul Auster excises a couple of awkward scenes from the original to achieve perfection with this strange, unsettling & enigmatic little tale.
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