July 9th “The Princess Bride”


“The Princess Bride” Directed by Rob Reiner

a classic comedy from 1987

Starring

Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest,Wallace Shawn, Andre the Giant, Fred Savage, Peter Faulk

When a young boy falls ill, his grandfather pops round to visit him. To cheer his grandson up, Grandpa has brought a storybook; The Princess Bride, a tale of the love between the beautiful Buttercup and the besotted Westley, a love cruelly interrupted by Westley’s tragic apparent death at sea when seeking his fortune. Heartbroken, Buttercup has sworn never to love again, but accepts the marriage proposal of the rich and handsome Prince Humperdinck, heir to the throne of Florin; but death is no barrier to true love, and in a story filled with exotically-accented swordsmen, big-hearted giants, genius kidnappers, sadistic torturers, vile swamps, Rodents of Unusual Size, the Dread Pirate Roberts and a somewhat embittered miracle worker, the love between Westley and Buttercup twists and turns on a path filled with adventure. Will the True Love of Westley and Buttercup win the day? Will Inigo Montaya find the six-fingered man who murdered his father? Will Humperdinck’s evil plans come to fruition? And, more importantly, will Grandpa be able to tell the story without any of the yucky kissing?

click on the link below to see the original trailer


Posted on June 26, 2008, in films. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Did this movie play on 7/9 or was it cancelled due to rain?

  2. Hi Jeremy!!

    It was touch and go and we held out–the rain passed and we showed The Princess Bride!! If it’s a passing summer storm we really try to keep to our schedule…because in the past some of our “raindates” have been rained out!
    We hope to see you at The Namesake–keep your fingers crossed for good weather. Its a beautiful film….

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