Children of Men Revisited

I am rereading The Children of Men by P.D. James after my unfortunate viewing of the new movie of the same name.  UK HERE

It had been some years since I read the book but I remembered something very different from what I saw on the screen.

I have come to the conclusion that the movie was more than just a lousy movie, which it certainly was. It was a wicked movie. It was at times always rather dopey. Wicked + dopey = avoid.

If you are at all tempted to see this rotten film, for the love of God, get the book and read it first.

The book is great and very thought provoking.

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  1. Petellius says:

    Dear Fr.:

    If I may ask, in what way(s) do you feel that the film is wicked? I haven’t seen it yet, but have been interested by the trailers.

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