This is a reasonable story but the material that seems to have been added to pad it out, the screen play and dialogue are terrible. Everyone shouts at everyone else all the way through. Why? Is it something in the air or is it the way their sentences are always finished for them when they pause that makes them so grumpy? A dream sequence that goes on and on and on. I was screaming at him to wake up as I couldn't stand any more! Like a fantasy scene out of the Avengers
but never ending! I really like the Wexford series as George Baker
plays him wonderfully. The stories are good and the plot holes are few. It's a little dated but has a certain period charm that contrasts nicely with Ruth Rendell's dark stories. This film really butchered it. The music, the camera work, everything was formulaic and clichéd in the worst way. A silk purse turned into a ... (Please finish my sentence for me. And, remember, to be dramatic SHOUT.)
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