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The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
The Hotel New Hampshire (Movie)
March 9, 1984
The Hotel New Hampshire is a 1984 comedy-drama film based on John Irving's 1981 novel The Hotel New Hampshire. The film was written and directed by Tony Richardson and stars Jodie Foster, Beau Bridges, Rob Lowe, and Nastassja Kinski. The film also features Wilford Brimley, Amanda Plummer, Matthew Modine, and a young Seth Green in a supporting role. The film is a co-production from the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States.
In an introductory foreword that he wrote for a later edition of the novel, author Irving stated that he was thrilled when Richardson informed him that he wanted to adapt the book to the screen. Irving wrote that he was very happy with the adaptation, complaining only that he felt Richardson tried to make the film too faithful to the book, noting the manner in which Richardson would often speed up the action in an attempt to include more material onscreen.
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performed by Queen
February 27, 1984
This song was written for the movie, but was never included because the producers decided to go with a classical soundtrack instead.