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The Green Mile Channel 4 tonight!!

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Christie Sun 30-Jan-05 17:39:33

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hercules Sun 30-Jan-05 17:45:15

What time?

crouchingtigeress Mon 31-Jan-05 14:26:09

I haven't cried sooooo much since ET. aaaaahhhhh sooo sad, and yet so touching.

I have to stop typing I'm about to start sobbing at my desk .

Socci Mon 31-Jan-05 15:32:37

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mears Mon 31-Jan-05 15:35:20

I think this is a brillaint film. Did you get the connection JC? (John Cofee)

misdee Mon 31-Jan-05 15:36:38

i loved the book, but cant sit throught the film as i get a numb bum.

Socci Mon 31-Jan-05 15:38:29

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crouchingtigeress Tue 01-Feb-05 11:00:49

No, I didn't get it.What is the connection?

mears Tue 01-Feb-05 11:01:44

JC - Jesus Christ.

Chandra Tue 01-Feb-05 11:29:52

JC... Oh I miss that! would need to see it again from that perspective...

crouchingtigeress Tue 01-Feb-05 16:13:09

I my goodness gracious. Did you discover that connection by reading the book?

mears Tue 01-Feb-05 20:06:03

No, my sister pointed it out to me. Gives the story another perspective.

Christie Tue 01-Feb-05 22:03:38

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ButtonMoon Tue 01-Feb-05 22:13:58

Watched it twice a while ago now and didn't spot the JC connection AND I'm an RE teacher!!!?? Need to watch it again now!! From what I can remember though, yes I can see a! What are the circumstances surrounding his death in the end?

mears Thu 03-Feb-05 15:09:35

He was an innocent man who was looking forward to execution because he couldn't tolerate all the badness in the world.

mears Thu 03-Feb-05 15:11:39

The prison officers knew he was innocent of the crime and asked what they could do for him. Did he want them to let him escape? He said no, he wanted to go ahead with the electric chair because he couldn't stand the suffering any more. The only thing he wanted was his favourite meal and to watch a 'flicker show'

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