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The Color of Magic (2008)
"The Colour of Magic" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Comedy | Family  -  23 March 2008 (UK)
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As Rincewind involuntarily becomes a guide to the naive tourist Twoflower, they find themselves forced to flee the city of Ankh-Morpork to escape a terrible fire, and begin on a journey ... See full summary »

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As Rincewind involuntarily becomes a guide to the naive tourist Twoflower, they find themselves forced to flee the city of Ankh-Morpork to escape a terrible fire, and begin on a journey across the Disc. Unknown to them, their journey & fate is being decided by the Gods playing a board game the whole time. Written by Anonymous

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Stephen Marcus, who plays Broadman the Bartender in this film, also plays Banjo in Hogfather (2006). And Nigel Planer plays Mr. Sideney in Hogfather and Arch Chancellor in Color of Magic. See more »

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David Bradley's (Cohen) teeth can be seen in several shots before Cohen gets his dentures. See more »

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Cohen the Barbarian: Hot water. Good dentishtry. Shoft lavatory paper.
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I quite liked this film thought I thought some elements of it would be lost on people who haven't read the book since there's only so much exposition you can fit in a film. One of my pet hates is when one of my favourite books gets turned in to a film where the director just can't resist changing every second character and adding entirely new scenes. This kept faithful to the books while still being enjoyable for those who haven't read the books. The version I got on DVD actually comes in two parts with the first part covering the first book - The colour of magic. The second part covers the second book in the series - The light fantastic. Not sure if that's the standard version everyone gets or if some only get part one.


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