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Television movie: Broadside : "Emerging Empires Collide"

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  • terry foreman
    Broadside tells the story of a newly restored English monarch, Charles II, leading his country into the fiercest trade war in the age of sail. The story shows
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 12 6:34 PM
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      Broadside tells the story of a newly restored English monarch, Charles II, leading his country into the fiercest trade war in the age of sail. The story shows the inner workings of Charles' court, including the influence of Lady Castlemaine, and the management of his navy and his war.
      [....]
      Broadside tells its story with a drama possible only with an ensemble of great actors. 3D animation brings to life colonial New York; Restoration London with plague and The Fire; the fleets; and, the battles by land and sea. Drama plus animation plus experts provide in-depth narrative, breathtaking panoramas, and emotional connection to the life and times of the 17th century.

      http://www.broadsidethefilm.com/index.php

      The first hour will play in 30 minutes.  I have no idea of its quality. -- Terry Foreman

    • Susan Thomas
      I watched one of the trailers - it was rather painful. Do let us know what the whole thing is like! A.S. ... -- Kind regards, Susan Thomas Emphron Informatics
      Message 2 of 3 , Aug 13 3:58 AM
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        I watched one of the trailers - it was rather painful. Do let us know what the whole thing is like!
        A.S.

        On 13 August 2010 11:34, terry foreman <terry.foreman@...> wrote:
         


        Broadside tells the story of a newly restored English monarch, Charles II, leading his country into the fiercest trade war in the age of sail. The story shows the inner workings of Charles' court, including the influence of Lady Castlemaine, and the management of his navy and his war.
        [....]
        Broadside tells its story with a drama possible only with an ensemble of great actors. 3D animation brings to life colonial New York; Restoration London with plague and The Fire; the fleets; and, the battles by land and sea. Drama plus animation plus experts provide in-depth narrative, breathtaking panoramas, and emotional connection to the life and times of the 17th century.

        http://www.broadsidethefilm.com/index.php

        The first hour will play in 30 minutes.  I have no idea of its quality. -- Terry Foreman




        --
        Kind regards,



        Susan Thomas

        Emphron Informatics
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      • terry foreman
        A. Susan, It was a very mixed bag in terms of production values. Well, it s not a feature film. The actor who played Charles II did look like him. Pepys s
        Message 3 of 3 , Aug 13 8:23 AM
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          A. Susan,

          It was a very mixed bag in terms of production values. Well, it's not a feature film.

          The actor who played Charles II did look like him.  Pepys's part was overblown and the dictation by Charles of his escape started things off -- after the intro (amateurish) "animation".

          Broadside Part I DOES lay out the story-line -- maim characters and their interests and roles, naval strengths and weaknesses, battle-tactics, etc. -- of the Dutch Wars up to the Four Day's Battle pretty well -- a decent intro to that.

          I will try to watch Part II, whenever that will be.

          Terry


          On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 5:58 AM, Susan Thomas <susan.thomas@...> wrote:


          I watched one of the trailers - it was rather painful. Do let us know what the whole thing is like!
          A.S.


          On 13 August 2010 11:34, terry foreman <terry.foreman@...> wrote:
           


          Broadside tells the story of a newly restored English monarch, Charles II, leading his country into the fiercest trade war in the age of sail. The story shows the inner workings of Charles' court, including the influence of Lady Castlemaine, and the management of his navy and his war.
          [....]
          Broadside tells its story with a drama possible only with an ensemble of great actors. 3D animation brings to life colonial New York; Restoration London with plague and The Fire; the fleets; and, the battles by land and sea. Drama plus animation plus experts provide in-depth narrative, breathtaking panoramas, and emotional connection to the life and times of the 17th century.

          http://www.broadsidethefilm.com/index.php

          The first hour will play in 30 minutes.  I have no idea of its quality. -- Terry Foreman




          --
          Kind regards,



          Susan Thomas

          Emphron Informatics
          Level 3 88 Jephson St
          TOOWONG
          QLD 4066

          Office: +61 7 3503 1765
          Mobile: 0411 094 688
          Fax: +61 7 3318 7677

          Legal Notice: This electronic mail and its attachments are intended solely for the person(s) to whom they are addressed and contain information, which is confidential or otherwise protected from disclosure, except for the purpose for which they are intended. Dissemination, distribution, or reproduction by anyone other than the intended recipients is prohibited and may be illegal. If you are not an intended recipient, please immediately inform the sender and return the electronic mail and its attachments and destroy any copies, which may be in your possession. By reading this communication, the recipient(s) have accepted that it is confidential and NOT subject to any form of public disclosure. Nothing in this communication is intended to operate as an electronic signature under applicable law. Emphron screens electronic mails for viruses but does not warrant that this electronic mail is free of any viruses. Emphron accepts no liability for any damage caused by any virus transmitted by this electronic mail.





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