Oi! This is a beloved childhood classic of mine your talking shit about!
Re-watched this morning and completely forgot how much of a treat I was in for.
Many directors after achieving great success on their own back turn to classic literature for passion project material and what often results from these are, sadly, failures. Failures both in the sense of a film that doesn't live up to the reputation of it's source (e.g. Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby') and, more commonly, production failures. Accumulations of no money, no time and seemingly a…