A doppelganger in my favourite Peter Greenaway movie

As I remember it, the first dud husband to be drowned in the movie Drowning by Numbers is a philandering drunk who is a dead-ringer for Thurston Howell III in Gilligan’s Island. When I first viewed this movie in some little cinema in Cairns during a holiday, this resemblance to a character in a kid’s TV comedy series which every kid of my generation saw umpteen times over must have been quite a strange thing to behold. Perhaps that’s why this movie had such an instant appeal. Drowning by Numbers is scheduled for broadcast on WTV (West Television channel 44) at midnight tonight.

Advertisements
Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: