Circus tale full of magic - Water for Elephants (M)
I HAVE had friends urging me to read Sara Gruen’s novel Water for Elephants for some time now, but the film came first. And in a way I’m glad. It came as such a pleasant surprise that I would have hated to have had it pre-empted.
The film begins with a tale told in the past by Jacob (Hal Holbrook) to Charlie (Paul Schneider), the manager of a circus.