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Studio Pioneer Pictures Corporation. Every film that has ever been nominated for an Academy Award in any category. My impression during the first half of the film was that Becky is a clever young woman who takes a healthy advantage of the opportunities that present themselves. The highlights are Declan Quinn’s striking cinematography, performances by Hoskins and Atkins, the only two who seem to be having any fun, and a superbly restrained Ifans, playing convincingly against type. It’s unlikely another actress, say Kate Winslet or Kate Beckinsale, would have fared any better for she’d have worked with the same script and Nair’s foolhardy direction, which includes inexplicably asking Geraldine McEwan to not so much speak her lines as to squeal them high-pitched, making the veteran actress’ Lady Southdown needlessly irritating. Scenes and developments lost continuity; background characters stepped forward with increased significance for no apparent reason; and time sequences made no sense. Rouben Mamoulian directed this only intermittently compelling version of Vanity Fair. William Dobbin Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Having not read the book, I can not say how good an adaptation this is. Gabriel Byrne looks the same at the end of the film as he did in the beginning, which takes place 40 years earlier. But I’m confounded as to how the skilled storyteller of “Salaam Bombay! But you don’t change the work’s crucial essence. Thackeray was born in Calcutta and the colony’s impact was evinced in Georgian English society. Edit Did You Know? Rouben Mamoulian directed this only intermittently compelling version of Vanity Fair. Quotes The Marquess of Steyne:

Your guide in English to films showing in Germany. Brought up at a girls’ boarding school, she is clever enough to become governess at the run-down home of Sir Pitt Crawley Bob Hoskins. Quotes Fipm Marquess of Steyne: And not just false because supposed to be a fake bitch, but so theatrical that it distracted from everything else on the screen.

The British Empire flowers; exotic India colors English imaginations. Want to Make a Cult Classic? Scenes and developments lost continuity; background characters stepped forward with increased significance for no apparent reason; and time sequences made no sense.

Full Cast and Crew. It’s actually based on a play based on the book and it shows: Witherspoon isn’t even remotely as devious as Nair would want us to believe.

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Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. This film remains so emotionally lackadaisical that when Becky finally breaks down before Rawdon, it seems more like a “For Your Oscar-Consideration” moment for Witherspoon than anything else. They’ve declawed her in a ridiculous attempt to make her likable. Mira Nair Writing credits: Becky Sharp Witherspoon is the daughter of an English painter and a French music hall singer who is orphaned at a young age.

Review by Not Pauline Kael. I also had difficulty with the choice of music for some passages; fanity the other hand I found the costumes and sets well done.

You don’t take someone who quips, “Revenge may be wicked, but it’s perfectly natural,” and turn her into a sweet, amiable victim. With no one seemingly knowing what the emotional tone should be and the story’s harshness and satiric edge excised, the film grinds at a snail’s pace, the actors slowly sapping all the energy out of it. Miss Pinkerton Kate Fleetwood Audible Download Audio Books.

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Joseph Sedley Deborah Findlay Use the HTML below. It could just be the terrible transfer that exists in the public domain but the textures are mess. I wouldn’t call it bad, because the story is intriguing and often entertaining I haven’t read Vanity Fair, which may be influencing my opinionbut the constant problem with new technologies–in this case three-strip technicolor–is that jahrmarkkt might cilm know how to use them.

Adapting Thackeray’s massive novel into a feature film was never going to be easy.

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Thackeray was born in Calcutta and the colony’s impact was evinced in Georgian English society. What I’m trying to say is that this movie iflm bad. With the exception of the children, none of the characters age.

They’ll bully you and patronize you.

Looked down dr at present I still find her a pretty darn good actress and this is no different. But I’m confounded as to how the skilled storyteller of “Salaam Bombay!

That’s where Nair’s take on William Makepeace Thackeray fails miserably. Not only do Nair’s Indian touches make the film seem more vibrant, but the peacocks, parrots and Indian musicians, costumes and servants also make provocative statements about the exploitation of India and how the British Empire amassed its wealth. A clever little film, nice and pre-codey, but not too much. Crazy Credits Before the credits start rolling the word “Alvida” goodbye appears in Urdu script.

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This early Technicolor version of Thackeray’s satirical novel Vanity Fair squeezes the book’s pages into 85 minutes run-time by ploughing through the story at breakneck speed and skipping character development.

Miss Pinkerton’s Crone Reese Witherspoon Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia. And will she do to win it all? But you don’t change the work’s crucial essence. I feel so proud of Technicolor.

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In interviews, Nair and Witherspoon insist they didn’t want to make a typical “bonnet” film. She and Oscar-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes – the two other credited writers, Matthew Faulk and Mark Skeet, reportedly disowned the film alleging the shooting script bore no resemblance to their work – have stripped Becky of all her viciousness and cunning.

Goofs The Duchess of Richmond’s famous ball was held on the 15th of June, not the 17th as presented in the movie. And there vahity crappy movies. It’s not because of the camerawork, it’s because the color has a sickly touch to it. Subscribe to the free KinoCritics monthly email newsletter here.

Interviews with the stars, general film articles, and reports on press conferences and film festivals. Unfortunately, his motives are not purely altruistic and, with time, Becky has to make the choice that will change the course of her life.

By softening Becky, making her more alluring than calculating, Nair destroyed the story’s spirit. Becky Sharp, the orphaned daughter of a painter and a singer, leaves a home for girls to be a governess, armed with a keen wit, good looks, fluent French, and an eye for social advancement. Rouben Mamoulian directed this only intermittently compelling version of Vanity Fair.

I did not know that when I watched it, since my primary reason was Miriam Hopkins. Young Eitelkeitfn Roger Lloyd Pack Green as Lillette Dubey Romola Garai