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DVD-Review: Hogfather

The fourth entry in the little series celebrating the 30th anniversary of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld is admittedly not a good choice for the season, but Hogfather is next in the order of adapted books. The two-part, three hour television movie was actually the first live-action ever of a Discworld novel – after a long search, Terry Pratchett had finally found the right kind of filmmakers to bring his ideas to life in 2006. Hogfather was more or less a test balloon, but with a carefully written script, an inspired casting and brilliant design, this film really nailed it and opened up the door for more great live-action Discworld adaptations. The british DVD release came from Fox since the movie was a SkyOne production, but the studio really made a good effort and put together the great special features this movie deserved.

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