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Great Expectations (2012) (2012)

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Starring (View all)
David G. Robinson David G. Robinson
Smithfield Butcher
Patrick Moorhouse Patrick Moorhouse
Barrister
Jason Daly Jason Daly
James Rascal
Filippo Delaunay Filippo Delaunay
Ball Guest
Lasco Atkins Lasco Atkins
London Solicitor
Nick Bartlett Nick Bartlett
Bailiff Two
Ronnie Fox Ronnie Fox
Bailiff One


Written by
Charles Dickens Charles Dickens
(novel)
David Nicholls David Nicholls
(screenplay)


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Great Expectations

3 years, 2 months ago at Aug 17 1:42
I would be more than happy to declare a moratorium on film adaptations of Charles Dickens’ novels. Lord knows that there’s an overabundance to chose from, and many of them don’t bring much new to the material. At least this one brings a series of painterly images that recall the old masters. It makes the roadrunner like pacing easier to swallow as it’s beautiful to stare at.   So are th... read more
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.
Release date: 30 November 2012
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Great Expectations

“I would be more than happy to declare a moratorium on film adaptations of Charles Dickens’ novels. Lord knows that there’s an overabundance to chose from, and many of them don’t bring much new to the material. At least this one brings a series of painterly images that recall the old masters. It makes the roadrunner like pacing easier to swallow as it’s beautiful to stare at.   So are the leads, but they feel a bit hollow. Jeremy Irvine gives Pip more life than the typical interpretation, but it seems like he was cast more for how fetching he looks while staring off in romantic torture. And Holliday Grainger is the cold-hearted, effortlessly sensual Estella. Her icy façade masks complicated and contradictory emotions for Pip, and no one else really, and her final confrontation w” read more

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