If only they made that movie in the Beyoncé era.

4 Movies That Got the Source Material’s Point Exactly Wrong

#2. My Fair Lady Ruins the Entire Point of Pygmalion

Pygmalion, the George Bernard Shaw play that My Fair Lady is adapted from, ends with [Eliza] Doolittle leaving [Henry] Higgins to stew in his own grumpy, cruel juices, because that is the entire goddamn point of the story. Shaw wrote Pygmalion in order to subvert the narrative trope that a male lead always gets the girl. … My Fair Lady keeps all the cruelty, bullying, and selfishness, but then absent-mindedly throws the pair of them into a relationship in the last scene.

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