The movie was good. The book was better.
Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Oh, the hero. Strong. Handsome. A little bit dangerous.
The heroine. Self-centered. Impulsive. More than a little determined.
With the American Civil War as a centerpiece, this story has come to define certain aspects of life in the South.
Are they accurate? This is fiction.
Are they interesting? Absolutely.
Probable? In varying degrees.
If you are one of the rare people who is not familiar with this story — I recommend reading the book first. Give your imagination free rein with the lush descriptions before you see the Hollywood interpretation.