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A Cock and Bull Story

Michael Winterbottom United Kingdom, 2005

pepoire's rating of the film Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story

This is such a weird standalone entry in the weird somehow-genre of Winterbottom-Brydon-Coogan films (which I find a bit tiring generally). I love Tristram Shandy, and I liked this film mainly for its playfulness in adapting/incorporating elements of the book. The thing about the endless Coogan scenes though is that they meander, like the book, but aren't interesting or funny mostly, unlike the book. A sad lapse tbh.