This is a beautifully made docu-drama. Anton Rodgers plays CS Lewis, and tells the story of his life and beliefs from his armchair at "The Kilns", supposedly in 1963 just before his death. It's more accurate than "Shadowlands", although that is a wonderful film too. This one includes both the Gresham boys, whereas only Douglas was shown in the other film. Rodgers looks a lot more like pictures of Lewis than Anthony Hopkins did, and the movie was largely filmed at the actual house in Oxford. My only protest is that Joy Gresham is shown smoking a cigarette, although she never smoked in her life. Lewis and Warnie, of course, smoked constantly. I found it very moving, and also funny at just the right moments. If you get a chance to see it, you won't be disappointed if you're a Lewis fan like me! I hope they bring it out on DVD!
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