I sometimes have sick fancies and I have a sick fancy that I want to see some play. Play. Play!
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.
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BAFTA nominated for Beatrix Aruna Pasztor's Costume Design.
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