Sunday, December 22, 2019

JOHN TREHERNE'S PERIO SET GALAPAGOS AFFAIR TO BE ADAPTED INTO A MOVIE ABOUT ECCENTRIC MISFITS ON AN IDYLLIC TROPICAL ISLAND

  'THE GALAPAGOS AFFAIR'
 A TRUE STORY THAT KEEPS MYSTIFYING INVESTIGATORS
Your last period set project this week arrives from Red Joan producer Ivan Mactaggart who is joining with scribe William Boyd on adapting
There was a 2013 documentary based on the case
John Treherne's book THE GALAPAGOS AFFAIR into a movie. Set in the late 1920s and based on a true story, the storu revolves around German doctor Friedrich Ritter and his patient, Dore Strauch, as they leave their spouses to pursue a utopian dream on the deserted Galapagos island of Floreana. Their peace and solitude is disrupted by the arrival of the glamorous ‘Baroness’ Eloise Wagner de Bosquet and her two young lovers. Disturbed by the Baroness, Friedrich and Dore’s island paradise gradually descends in a spiral of jealousy, resentment, violence and eventually murder.

10 comments:

  1. Fascinating true story on a fascinating tropical island! It reminds somehow of the unsolved mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle.
    The movie is, no doubt, going to be a treat.

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  2. A Baroness and her two young lovers? Oh, that can't be good.

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    1. I hope the lovers are bisex, imagine the fun that would cause!

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  3. Sounds good! Merry Christmas to you and all readers of your blog:)

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    1. Thank you, festive greetings to all our readers in Poland (which is next to Russia, Ukraine and Serbia, our top Slavic source of visitors) :)

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  4. This is a true story?? Oh my!! I’m off to google this right now. There’s nothing more horrifying than real life sometimes.

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    1. They do say that life writes the best of dramas :)

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  5. Sounds like an old time soap opera. Let's hope the young lovers are a treat for the eyes in the film :)

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