How do you see the movie working?

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Re: How do you see the movie working?

Post by Nightrider » Tue Aug 28, 2012 2:23 pm

Casting is important, but not as important as the story and the script. Ultimately, it's the format of the project that's really going to make the difference. Movie or miniseies. Is it going to be a Swedish production or an international effort. Once again, HARBOUR has a potential to be a really great film....as long as the producers will not succumb to the lowest common denominator and turn the whole affair into a Stephen King type potboiler.
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Re: How do you see the movie working?

Post by Zeb » Fri Sep 07, 2012 5:05 pm

I loved this book.It could really be a very chilling movie if they found the right director and actors.To play Anders i think Jeremy Irons would be excellent as he has a face which already looks like its hiding much sorrow and pain.
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Re: How do you see the movie working?

Post by gattoparde59 » Fri Sep 07, 2012 5:16 pm

Jeremy Irons would be great, about 30 years ago. At 63, I could see him playing the role of Simon opposite Helen MIrren (already suggested here) as Anna-Greta.

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Re: How do you see the movie working?

Post by Nightrider » Fri Sep 07, 2012 6:37 pm

Out of all recent works by JAL, Harbour is the best suited to be turned into a movie.
Irons is a bit old for the role of Anders. Elsewhere above i mentioned the actors who
would be perfect as the principal players. I still think those choices would be spot on.
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Re: How do you see the movie working?

Post by Zeb » Sat Sep 08, 2012 7:37 am

Yes,you're both right with regards to his age.I guess time has crept up on him and my memorys of his acting are from couple decades ago.

I do still think Harbour is worthy of being turned into a movie.It was one of them books which kept me going back to reread certain parts because i enjoyed them so much.LTROI is another.
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