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Dragonslayer [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Peter MacNicol
Dragonslayer [DVD] DVD ~ Peter MacNicol
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5.0 out of 5 stars At long last!, 19 Mar 2004
Hooray! At long last this film is available in the UK after 23 years!
If you've not seen this film then DO SO NOW! Don't be put off by the fact that it comes out of the Disney stable, this is a 'cracking' film - the only Disney influence is no naughty words or rude bits. The usual Disneyesque cloying sentimentality and infantile humour is, gratifyingly, missing. This is an adult film for adults.
The Dragon is unbelievably good (especially considering the age of the film) and the cast really work well. The settings are stunning (mostly on the Isle of Skye) and the story line, whilst rather predictable, is not patronisingly so and keeps up a fair pace throughout the film.
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