This could only be a French film. A lovely light comedy, it shows the trials and tribulations suffered by the caterer assisted by his staff of disorganised waiters, entertainment staff and kitchen workers.
In adapting Chekhov’s classic play to the screen, screenwriter Stephen Karam has done an imaginative job, pruning and splitting the theatrical four act structure
Based on a young adult novel by Emily M. Danforth this story is set in Montana in the 1990s. Cameron of the title is a high school girl living with her Christian fundamentalist and evangelical aunt and uncle after her parents are killed.
Almost as puzzling as the title, is the question of why director Dean Devlin decided to cast a Scotsman and an Irishman in this very American piece of horror schlock.
War is not something we tend to discuss with very young children. The blood, fighting and killings are not a subject we want these young lives to be thinking about.
David Tennant has rightly gained much praise and renown for his television work, such as his stints on “Dr Who” and “Broadchurch”.