The Princess Bride


release year: 1987
genre: fantasy drama/action/comedy
viewing setting: home Bluray 12/16/18

synopsis: A princess is kidnapped, and the chase is on, but all is definitely not what it seems.

impressions: This is an adaptation of a famous book, and it's very entertaining and has stood the test of time. It's equal parts action, comedy, and drama, with an ensemble cast and no slow moments.

acting: Cary Elwes is the main swashbuckling hero. Mandy Patinkin is a Spanish swordsman seeking revenge. Andre the Giant is a benevolent giant. Robin Wright is the princess. Chris Sarandon is the evil prince. Christopher Guest is his right-hand man. Billy Crystal and Carol Kane are an ancient couple with magical powers.

final word: Good fairy tale for all ages, well worth seeing.

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