The Wind In the Willows
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Top Customer Reviews
When Toad says
"Mole, you silly ASS!" He is NOT swearing, but calling Mole a jackass- a silly ninny, a nincompoop, a DONKEY (as per Biblical vocabulary). I'm tempted to use the phrase myself.
"Ass" is not a swear word in this context, and there is no reason to shield children from this masterful film adaptation of a classic book. Might as well shield children from the Bible itself. But thanks for your review, all the same.
Another thought- what two-year-old is able to pay attention to a movie long enough to get as far as the point at which that word is used, anyway??
Now a note to prospective buyers:
Never has there been a more masterfully-created rendition of K. Grahame's work. The lyrics to the songs come straight from Grahame's pen, and the music itself it nothing short of delightful. The skilled (and famous) actors who perform the voices of our riverside friends must also be commended. Altogether stunning.
This movie is one of TWO book adaptations in the history of cinema that have surpassed their original literary form (the other being "The Snowman"). The "Wind in the Willows" television spinoff (also available on Amazon) doesn't slack off a bit; it's just as high-quality as this movie.
Excellent viewing for the ENTIRE family. I certainly look forward to subsequent DVD releases of the tv series.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I've seen much better versions. This is dull, irritating in its use of inferior techniques, and uninteresting. Read morePublished 1 month ago by amazon reader-
Introduce your children to this very accurate DVD adaption of the children's novel by Kenneth Grahame, first published in 1908 that is still wonderfully appropriate to today kids. Read morePublished 5 months ago by MVE
Trust me, this is the best version. I get lost in this series right along with my children. Great production.Published 8 months ago by D55
I read the book in my pre-teen years and loved it!! Now I have grandbabies and can't wait until they are old enough to enjoy it.Published 12 months ago by LadybugWest
Wasn't the one I was looking for. Not the seller's fault though. I need to do some more research. The item was as described and arrived in a reasonable amount of time. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Samantha L Annis
Wonderful fantasy and beautifully created. I buy as many versions of Wind In The Willows as I can find and this one is my favorite.Published 14 months ago by Cheryl