Friday, February 23, 2018

A Classic Spawns An Epic*

‘Green Days by the River’, From Words to Frames

Director Michael Mooleedhar with members of the cast, crew and author of the book, Michael Anthony. PHOTOS COURTESY MICHAEL MOOLEEDHAR.

You don’t have to read the book or be a student of West Indian literature to appreciate Michael Mooleedhar’s film adaptation of the local classic Michael Anthony novel, Green Days by the River.
Mooleedhar has turned Michael Anthony’s beloved coming of age love story into a piece of cinema that stands on its own. The film, which is currently showing at all movie theatres, brings pre-independence Trinidad to life with a believable cast and outstanding cinematography by Brazilian Andressa Cor.

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