Dakota Stars As Errol’s Target

I’ve been hearing pretty good things about this movie, so I am surprised to read a rather dismissive NY Times review: “The Last of Robin Hood” ‘takes place during the final two years of Errol Flynn’s life, when his stardom had waned, but his ardor for girls had not. As played by Kevin Kline with an almost disconcerting low-key openness, Flynn trades on his name recognition with an earnest, self-deprecating manner, though that is itself a form of entitlement. A go-between reaches out first to 15-year-old Beverly Aadland (Dakota Fanning), who is invited to a play audition in a country house borrowed for the purpose, which is not to audition. (In 1943 Flynn was acquitted of statutory rape.)’

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