Hamer was talking to the police officer in Florida, after Bonnie and Clyde slipped past the trap at the motel, and was kind of mad at the officer for trying to make a name for himself getting Bonnie and Clyde. They were outside and I noticed some cable TV lines on the overhead utility poles in the background. Cable TV didn't arrive until many years later. See more »
In the second half of this TV adaptation, we see more of Clyde's older brother Lane Garrison (as Marvin "Buck" Barrow) and his wife Sarah Hyland (as Blanche). Unhappy the Depression-era duo has become as popular as "Garbo and Gable," thickly-accented lawman William Hurt (as Frank Hamer) endeavors to catch Bonnie and Clyde. While unwelcome as a story element, Clyde's "second sight" segments are highlights. Also noteworthy is a brief scene shot as a "hand-colored" postcard. Director Bruce Beresford and his crew artfully handle flying bullets, feathers and snowflakes. This successful TV adaptation was telecast over two evenings, 8 and 9 December 2103, on no less than three US networks - A&E, Lifetime and The History Channel. Airing it on the latter station should have come with a larger than usual disclaimer. It plays fast and loose with the facts. Almost depicted as a feminist heroine, Bonnie Parker more or less rules the roost.
***** Bonnie & Clyde, pt. 2 (12/9/13) Bruce Beresford ~ Emile Hirsch, Holliday Grainger, William Hurt, Lane Garrison
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