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The Underrated: Fierce People

Fierce People is a strange film. For the life of me, I cannot understand Lionsgate’s decision to bury it. It sports a stellar cast, is based on a simply fabulous and successful book (the author, Dirk Wittenborn,  adapted it for the screen) and it is directed by Griffin Dunne who’s previous films include such unmitigated trash as Practical Magic. It’s now seeing the light of day on a very limited and unheralded DVD release, but that’s probably in an attempt to cash in on the increased fame of the teenage actors (although Twilight fans are in for a hell of a shock). Read More…