Where Angels Fear to Tread
First screened in February 2011
Director: Charles Sturridge. Cast: Rupert Graves, Helena Bonham Carter, Giovanni Guidelli, Helen Mirren, Judy Davis, Barbara Jefford, Thomas Wheatley. Screenplay: Tim Sullivan & Derek Granger and Charles Sturridge (based on the novel by E.M. Forster). Twitter Capsule:
Unequal to not only peak Forster adaptations but even mid-grade Merchant Ivory. Only Davis enlivens it.
This or that scene, moment, performance holds your attention but nothing quite piques your interest. Unclear why anyone bothered. Should either be lighter or richer.