Princess bride in theaters 2016
As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary ElwesFrom actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner.
The Princess Bride has been a family favorite for close to three decades. Ranked by the American Film Institute as one of the top 100 Greatest Love Stories and by the Writers Guild of America as one of the top 100 screenplays of all time, The Princess Bride will continue to resonate with audiences for years to come.
Cary Elwes was inspired to share his memories and give fans an unprecedented look into the creation of the film while participating in the twenty-fifth anniversary cast reunion. In As You Wish he has created an enchanting experience; in addition to never-before seen photos and interviews with his fellow cast mates, there are plenty of set secrets, backstage stories, and answers to lingering questions about off-screen romances that have plagued fans for years!
With a foreword by Rob Reiner and a limited edition original poster by acclaimed artist Shepard Fairey, As You Wish is a must-have for all fans of this beloved film.
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What do you want it to be about? Rob Reiner, who directed the movie, first read the book in his 20s when Goldman gave it to his father. It quickly became Reiner's favorite book of all time, and he had long wanted to turn it into a movie—but he had no idea that many before him had tried and failed. After several false starts, Goldman bought back the rights to the book. I had lost my own father—he died at 53 years old from pancreatic cancer in
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Adapted by William Goldman from his novel The Princess Bride , it tells the story of a farmhand named Westley, accompanied by companions befriended along the way, who must rescue his true love Princess Buttercup from the odious Prince Humperdinck. The film essentially preserves the novel's narrative style by presenting the story as a book being read by a grandfather Peter Falk to his sick grandson Fred Savage. The film was first released in the United States on September 25, ,  and was well-received by critics at the time, but was only a modest box office success. Over time, particularly with the introduction of the Internet , the film has become a cult classic. The film is an enactment of a book read to a sick boy from Chicago —who is initially dismissive of the story—by his grandfather, with occasional interruptions of the scenes in this frame story. A beautiful young woman named Buttercup lives on a farm in the fictional country of Florin. Whenever she orders the farmhand Westley to do chores for her, he complies and answers, "As you wish".
Wait, it's been 30 years since "The Princess Bride" was released in theaters? Actually, it's true, and a handful of local theaters are celebrating by bringing back the thoroughly charming fairy tale for a limited engagement. It tops this week's listing of off-the-beaten path events coming up for local film fans. Sunday and Wednesday, Oct. For details, including ticketing information, visit the Fathom Events website.