That filmmakers take a bit of artistic license with their products is nothing new. It happens quite often. Indeed, films purporting to deal with historical events can often be radically skewed because of the filmmaker’s political and ideological stance.
Quadrant - a magazine that lost its raison d’etre after the Cold War, and is a refuge for fruitcakes and closet racists. [Note to Editor - Perhaps we should contact Louise Malaprop at SMUP and suggest a Quadrant Fruitcake and Biscuit Cookbook?]