Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Petals On The Wind #Movie

A decade after Cathy, Christopher, and Carrie escaped from their grandparents' attic at Foxworth Hall, Petals on the Wind continues to follow the twisted plight of the family as they attempt to put their sordid past behind them, but soon discover certain secrets can't be left behind. When Cathy finds herself in an abusive relationship with a fellow dancer, Julian, Christopher and Cathy are forced to face the forbidden feelings they developed for one another while coming of age during captivity. But when tragedy strikes the Dollangangers once again, Cathy returns to Foxworth Hall to confront her grandmother and seek revenge on her mother with a plan to seduce her husband Bart. When Christopher runs to Cathy's side, the two are determined to start over again - together.



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90 minutes


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My review for Flowers In The Attic
My review for Petals On The Wind
My review for the film adaption of Flowers In The Attic, released in 2014


REVIEW:
The movie was a lot different from the book, right from the beginning. I'm not convinced it was such a good thing though. The book is so cleverly written, where the movie though it was okay didn't do the book justice.
I like the cast. I like the set and costume design. Even the cinematography was great. The story was changed though and that is what made the film just alright. Plus the movie was much more disturbing, and not in a good way as you might think. I generally go for disturbing. Not this time though.
I admit, I'm curious to see how the other books will be adapted. They did sign on for them all. Disturbing is what I like, so hopefully the next set of films can get back on track.


3/5

2 comments:

  1. In my experience, the movie is never as good as the book. Most times the story changes significantly, which is rarely a good thing.

    Thanks for visiting my blog.

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  2. Interesting to read your reviews on this series. I've been avoiding watching this new batch of films made since the ones that came out earlier which I found lacking.

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