Nominated for an academy award in 1987, this Willy DeVille song was dismissed by some critics as an average song with banal lyrics. Them’s fightin’ words! Those of us who love the movie emotionally connect the fetching “Storybook Love” music with the fairy-tale love affair between Princess Buttercup and Westley.
Perhaps best known for her role as Jenny in the blockbuster movie “Forrest Gump”, this was Robin Wright’s film debut. And Mandy Patinkin (“you killed my father…prepare to die”) became genuinely emotional in an interview when asked about his role as Inigo Montoya – he felt incredibly fortunate to have landed a role in this charming tale.
Here’s another interesting post about Princess Bride and Storybook Love, and a bit of fascinating trivia I can almost guarantee you haven’t heard.