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From: "Alice Turner" <pei047@attglobal.net>
Subject: (urth) Gormenghast
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2001 02:38:35 

J.A. Solomon says:

> You will have to do more than lower your expectations to enjoy this,
you will
> have to ensure you have no expectations. Then just maybe you may see
some light.
> I can't imagine how the director was inspired to make Gormenghast so
vibrant and
> colouful.
> Don't stay in, I suggest setting the video.

But the Bear says:

> If it's the one that was on the BBC last year, the inspiration
> comes from Peake's paintings and his time in China. His daughter
> was quoted as saying it all looked just right.
> If you do set the video, don't lose the tape.

And Dan'l says:

> I don't know about PBS, but if this is the British series of a
> couple years ago, see it. Modulo some simplification, they got
> the plot of the first two books right (they only do the first
> two), the look is good, and several of the characters are
> downright eerie, notably Swelter and Flay.

So I'm going to watch it. Bear, I am an idiot about recording, but will


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