Sunday, December 30, 2012
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
"The Wolves of Willoughby Chase" (1989) starring Stephanie Beacham, Mel Smith, Aleks Darowska and Emily Hudson a movie based on the children's stories The Wolves Chronicles.
The movie takes place in the in an alternate 19th century England that is overrun with wild, dangerous wolves which has altered the way of life for everyone there. The Lord and Lady Willoughby live in a huge manor called Willoughby Chase. They are about to leave their daughter Bonnie in the care of a newly arrived governess and distant cousin, Letitia Slighcarp (Beacham), while they go on a holiday to warmer climates for the mother's health. Bonnie's young cousin Sylvia has also just arrived and will stay to keep Bonnie company while her parents are away.