Posted by Kathy F. on June 07, 1997 at 17:01:27:
In reply to Re: Emma3's chicken thieves posted by Susan on June 04, 1997 at 22:08:01
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] ] Also, how else could he have ended it, given the harvest supper scenario (which I like, even though it was not in the book)?
] How about following the book? :-) The harvest supper has really grown on me over time, but I'm still a purist.
Given ideal circumstances, I would be a purist too, however, there were time constraints which we must accept, and it would be impossible (in my opinion) for them to have sufficiently ended it as the book did, with as little time as they had. One could argue that perhaps they didn't have to take so long with some things earlier in the movie, but I think that most of the things were not able to be cut and still preserve the exquisite story line.