Great Expectations

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    Great Expectations Synopsis

    Young orphan Pip is given a chance to rise from his humble beginnings thanks to a mysterious benefactor. Moving through London's class ridden world as a gentleman, Pip uses his new found position to pursue the beautiful Estella; a spoilt heiress he's loved since childhood. Yet the shocking truth behind his great fortune will have devastating consequences for everything he holds dear.

    This adaptation of Charles Dickens's classic and finest novel is directed by Mike Newell, produced by Elizabeth Karlsen and Stephen Woolley, and written by acclaimed screenwriter and novelist David Nicholls.

    BAFTA nominated for Beatrix Aruna Pasztor's Costume Design.

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    Starring:

    Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Jeremy Irvine, Robbie Coltrane, Holliday Grainger, Ewen Bremner, Jason Flemyng, Sally Hawkins, Tamzin Outhwaite, David Walliams

    Director:

    Mike Newell

    Producers:

    Elizabeth Karlsen, Stephen Woolley, Emanuel Michael, David Faigenblum

    Screenplay:

    David Nicholls adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens

    Executive Producers:

    Christine Langan, Zygi Kamasa, Normal Merry, Mike Newell

    Sales agent:

    HanWay Films

    Distributor:

    Lionsgate UK

    Credits summary:

    BFI, BBC Films and Unison Films present in association with HanWay Films and Lip Sync Productions A Stephen Woolley Elizabeth Karlsen Number 9 Films Production in association with Compton Investments. A film by Mike Newell.

    Certificate:

    12A

    Running time:

    128 mins

    Release Dates

    Released

    30 November 2012

    Out on DVD

    25 March 2013

    Broadcast on

    23 May 2015

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