[ilds] Durrell's art of pastiche

Durrell School of Corfu durrells at otenet.gr
Tue Jun 5 22:06:19 PDT 2007


In what sense was it 'terrible'? RP
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bruce Redwine" <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net>
To: <marcpiel at interdesign.fr>; <ilds at lists.uvic.ca>
Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2007 5:22 AM
Subject: Re: [ilds] Durrell's art of pastiche


> Is this the fairly recent British adaptation of My Family and Other 
> Animals?  If so, that was terrible.  The only good thing about it being 
> Corfu.  If not, this is apparently a rip off of a rip off -- an example of 
> the downhill path of unlicensed borrowings.
>
> Bruce
>
> -----Original Message-----
>>From: Marc Piel <marcpiel at interdesign.fr>
>>Sent: Jun 5, 2007 3:10 PM
>>To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>>Subject: Re: [ilds] Durrell's art of pastiche
>>
>>Hello everyone,
>>I came across this by accident: on the European tv
>>channel "Arté" tonight; "Jours tranquilles à
>>Corfu" (quite days in Corfu), an english dramatic
>>comedy by Sheree (sic) Folkson with Eugene Simon,
>>Imelda Staunton, Tamiz Merchant, Russelle Tovey,
>>Mathew Goode... Dans les années trente, une
>>famille britanique fantasque prend ses quartiers
>>d'été en Corfu.
>>I only looked at the beginning... that was more
>>than enough. After this monstrous mediocrity, I
>>would accept any brilliant and clever borrowings
>>from a tallented writer like LD. Surely we must
>>put things into perspective. How can such a film
>>be allowed????? This question is directed to the
>>academics and to the people who make laws on
>>intellectual property! In this case intellectual
>>poverty!
>>Marc Piel
>>
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