Here it is, almost Easter, and I forgot to post anything about the season!
Have you ever seen LADYHAWKE? Well, DO! Young Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer, and Michelle Pfeiffer, with John Wood chewing the furniture as the lustful Bishop. Nice special effects, for the time.
And the writing! Oh, the writing! What could have been a turgid and forsoothly slodge of nobility is redeemed by Broderick’s fourth-wall-breaking asides and other interjections of period reality checks.
Broderick has been told to take the wounded enchanted hawk to a disgraced priest, played by the magnificent Leo McKern. McKern is delighted to see a visitor with dinner in hand. Broderick protests that they can’t eat that bird. To which McKern’s priest replies:
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A WRITING PROMPT FROM ME TO YOU: Do any of your characters give up anything for Lent? If so, what?