Tony Blair unwittingly boosts Thornton Wilder adaptation
When Tony Blair chose the closing paragraph of an obscure 1927 novel called The Bridge Of San Luis Rey to read at a memorial service last year for the victims of September 11, he did not know that UK producer Pembridge Pictures had already spent close to ten years prepping a film adaptation of the same book, now a Euros 23m co-production with Spain's KanZaman.Blair's choice of the passage may prove a good omen for the project, unveiled this week at the San Sebastian International ...
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