Originally Posted by Bacardi
Oh No, not another Cold Mountain thread! :retard:
I'm not wasting one red cent on this movie. Fake movie, fake actors, faking everything about the actual Civil War. I'll go to a reenactment around here in the spring and see unknowns do a better job at portraying the battles.
Besides who here actually thinks a film that wasn't shot in the US, about the South in the Civil war with it's two lead characters being an Aussie and an Englishman is actually going to be convincing? Yep, thought so, basically NOBODY!
Do you even know anything about the novel/story?
It's NOT a civil war reenactment. It's a love story set on the backdrop of the civil war, and has commentaries about war (NOT just the civil war, but ALL wars in general). It has themes of love, loneliness, family, dependency and belonging to nature/places, and home.
You keep bringing up these civil war reenactments in your area. Who the fuck cares? They are more accurate than Gone with the Wind, but guess how many people were entertained by Gone with the Wind. And guess what Vivien Leigh was British, but she did a fine job acting Scarlett O'Hara.
I'm tired of you coming into every thread with your "oh I want to see genuine civil war re-enactments". Here's news for you, what you see there isn't REALLY the civil war, they're actors too. If you REALLY want to see some civil war action, you need to go back in time.
But if you are someone who appreciates good literature and good cinema, Cold Mountain is for you. If not, stay away.