The Film Connection

Robin Williams: The World According to Garp

Episode Summary

Hermione Flavia of wildfiremotionpictures.com joins me to discuss George Roy Hill's adaptation of John Irving's classic novel, The World According to Garp.

Episode Notes

The World According to Garp was directed by George Roy Hill (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Sting), and stars Robin Williams as the eponymous Garp. The film, which is based on John Irving's classic novel, takes in the full span of Garp's life, and contains births, deaths, romance, betrayal and bitter tragedy. But does Robin Williams delivers in the first dramatic leading role of his film career ? Screenwriter and film journalist, Hermione Flavia of wildfiremotionpictures.com joins me to discuss.