"Strange thoughts brew in your heart when you spend too much time with old books." (Aravind Adiga, The White Tiger)

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Pig Nosed

I watched the movie Penelope on the airplane ride back from vacation. It's structured as a modern fairy tale, featuring a girl who is pig nosed because of a family curse, and the curse will only be lifted when she is loved by "one of her kind" (meaning someone with blue blood status.)

Really well executed, and Penelope is completely adorable.

1 comment:

ladada said...

I watched Dan in Real Life and it is charming and a 'fun date movie' ... One of the characters had the nickname 'pignose' when she was younger - but she turned out to be a bombshell as an adult. Was it plastic surgery? We can only guess... ha ha..

Anyway, Dan is worth a view when you're interested in a quiet romantic family comedy.

I'll watch for Penelope. Sounds interesting.


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