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the complete film/trilogy WILL BE LONGER THAN BELA TARR'S SÁTÁNTANGÓ.
That is all.
it is only a few hundred pages isn't it?
and even part one is longer than The Turin Horse
Other films' mothers
... in the Turin Horse has never left my brain.
it was the exact same 20 second loop for over two hours
it just seems like overkill for a movie adaptation of a ZX Spectrum game is all
despite my cynicism.
but the key word here is 'adaptation'. Many films based on books stray from their source material. In fact, most do.
still waiting for the Manic Miner film
still waiting for the Flying Shark film
still waiting for the Yee Ah Kung Fu film
still waiting for the Feud! film
still waiting for the Emelyn Hughes International Soccer film
still waiting for the Ghostbusters film
he gets run over crossing the road to hire skiis and the rest of the film is his dying wish-fulfilment hallucination nightmare
I still hum the theme tune very regularly and think back to those calm relaxing days hunting for coins underwater and on the beach.
and she reckons she could read the book in less than 9 hours in one sitting.
and probably as hard work to get through.
The third one alone is the same length as the Godfather.
Rather than one self-contained story divided across 3 films by design
TWO unrelated 'swarm of magical crabs' scenes in one film
The plot for the entire franchise could be written on a napkin