|To the Lighthouse|
|Written by|| Hugh Stoddart |
Virginia Woolf (novel)
|Directed by||Colin Gregg|
|Starring|| Rosemary Harris |
|Theme music composer||Julian Dawson-Lyell|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Producers|| Alan Shallcross |
|Cinematography|| Richard Andry |
|Production companies|| BBC |
Colin Gregg Films
|Original release||23 March 1983|
To the Lighthouse is a 1983 television film based on the 1927 novel by Virginia Woolf. It was adapted by Hugh Stoddart, directed by Colin Gregg, and produced by Alan Shallcross.
The cast included:
Reviewing the film in The New York Times , John J. O'Connor began by noting, "Few works of literature would seem to lend themselves less readily to dramatization than Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse, but the BBC and Colin Gregg Ltd. have made the effort and the result is very special indeed"; although, he added, "Purists should be warned that changes have been made". He concluded by writing, "Colin Gregg's direction relies openly and rewardingly on the cool distancing manner of Ingmar Bergman in remaining faithful to the tone and mood of Mrs. Woolf. With Alan Shallcross as producer, the admirable dedication of all concerned is apparent throughout."
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