The Gingerbread Girl to be adapted by Storm of the Century helmer Craig R. Baxley

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Gerald

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Apparently King co-writes the screenplay himself with the director (I'm not sure he's ever co-written a movie before, he always seems to get sole credit on his screenplays). Baxley also did Rose Red, which along with Storm of the Century was pretty solid as far as tv goes, so it seems like good news to me.

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GNTLGNT

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I liked the irony in the story that Emily started running to escape the memory of her dead child, but that is served her in the end to escape from a direct threat.

I forgot completely though what 'gingerbread' has to do with it. Perhaps it was lost in the translation.
...it is an allusion to "The Gingerbread Man"..."run, run just as fast as you can"......
 

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...it is an allusion to "The Gingerbread Man"..."run, run just as fast as you can"......
I think the fairytale of the gingerbread man is not that wellknown here, although it vaguely seems familiar and I may have heard or read it in youth. Gingerbread cookies are not that common either, I think, at least I've never seen them in the shape of men - maybe at specialized bakeries.

In any case they left it out completely in translation, it's just called 'The Running Girl'.
 
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I think the fairytale of the gingerbread man is not that wellknown here, although it vaguely seems familiar and I may have heard or read it in youth. Gingerbread cookies are not that common either, I think, at least I've never seen them in the shape of men - maybe at specialized bakeries.

In any case they left it out completely in translation, it's just called 'The Running Girl'.
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I can find recepies and baking forms for them in Dutch. They're called 'peperkoek' men. 'Peperkoek' means 'pepper-cookie', although no pepper seems to be used, but I think they call them that because they're spicy.
It seems they're mostly related here to Christmas and will wear winter hats or scarfs.
 
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I can find recepies and baking forms for them in Dutch. They're called 'peperkoek' men. 'Peperkoek' means 'pepper-cookie', although no pepper seems to be used, but I think they call them that because they're spicy.
It seems they're mostly related here to Christmas and will wear winter hats or scarfs.
...that’s traditional here as well, but I’ve seen them appear at other times/special occasions.....
 
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