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Hogfather (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Fantasy | Thriller  -  25 November 2007 (USA)
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It's Hogswatch (equivalent to Christmas) on the Discworld and the Hogfather has gone missing, requiring Death to take his place while his granddaughter Susan endeavors to find out what has happened.

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Lord Downey
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Banjo
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It's Hogswatch (equivalent to Christmas) on the Discworld and the Hogfather has gone missing, requiring Death to take his place while his granddaughter Susan endeavors to find out what has happened.

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In Episode 2, the Dean is wearing a robe with "Born to Rune" on the back. This is a reference to Terry Pratchett's book "Soul Music", which also features Susan and the wizards. See more »

Goofs

In the last scene, when Death is looking out of the window, reflections of modern street lights can be seen on the glass. See more »

Quotes

Albert: Never say die, master. That's our motto.
Death: [grimly] I can't say it's ever really been mine.
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Death of Rats: Dorckey Hellmice (an anagram of "Michelle Dockery") See more »

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Referenced in The Whole Hog: Making Terry Pratchett's 'Hogfather' (2006) See more »

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Perfect to the very last detail!
19 December 2006 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

I've grown up on Discworld. Where do I start with this absolutely perfect adaptation? The spot-on casting - Susan, Death, Albert, Nobby Nobbs, Ponder Stibbons, all brought to life wonderfully. The faithfulness to the story - keeping it at nearly 4 hours to ensure the minimum amount of cutting. The perfect locations - Death's Domain, Unseen University, the Tooth Fairy's castle, all brilliant! I'm so glad Pratchett let them do this, and I can only hope and pray that they continue - let's see The Last Continent, Jingo, Maskerade, Reaper Man, Small Gods!

If I have one tiny, insignificant complaint, it's that we didn't see Ankh-Morpork in all its bustling, grimy glory - no shots of the River Ankh, marketplaces awash with grubby punters and, of course, Cut Me Own Throat Dibbler! But I will say this - Sky One, Vladim Jean and the rest involved did a wonderful job on such a small budget, and gave us a far better and more faithful adaptation than Hollywood could ever have mustered.

Full marks, it really gave me a buzz in the Christmas season. 10/10 for making a Pterry geek very happy indeed! :-)


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