Sir Rhosis wrote:
Excellent articles, as always. Thanks.
Agreed, I have come to look forward to this every week. A great project, and well done.
But that is why I said the film was "inspired by" the play rather than "adapted from" it. As trevanian points out, the filmmakers have made it clear over the years that the play was their inspiration.
Yeah... To claim that FP wasn't even "inspired" by The Tempest
is contrary to just about everything ever written about the movie.