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Old 23rd Apr 2007, 20:44   #19
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Default Re: George Eliot: Middlemarch

Originally Posted by Colyngbourne View Post
And the news is that Andrew Davies is going to adapt Middlemarch (again but much shorter) for a film version by Sam Mendes. I am unconvinced that it is possible to render the story any justice in such a format: what do you think?
I think it is a very bad idea. The BBC version wasn't too bad, but anything shorter seems like a recipie for disaster.
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