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Cary Elwes

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As You Wish Overview

As You Wish is a memoir by Cary Elwes and Joe Layden about the making of the film The Princess Bride. The narrative spans 25 years, from the film's pre-production to its modern cult following. Elwes writes about his time on set, dissects the filmmaking process, and discusses the cultural impact of The Princess Bride. The book examines themes of art imitating life, creative insecurity, and the nature of classics.

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