Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Liz White, Janet McTeer | Written by Jane Goldman | Directed by James Watkins
The film adaptation of The Woman In Black is kind of a big deal in little ways. It’s based on a well-known and loved book, which was also the inspiration for one of the longest running plays in the West End. And of course, it’s Daniel Radcliffe’s first film after the end of the Harry Potter series.
As book-to-screen adaptations go, Jane Goldman’s script is possibly one of the most unfaithful I can think of. Not in a bad way though, for the big screen it makes sense to add and change things. The basic ghost story is the same, but it plays out a little differently, and details here and there have been altered. The book and play have a much simpler, very-British ghost story,