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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