Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Great Expectations in Cinemas November 30th

THE BRITISH, ALL-STAR ADAPTATION OF THE DICKENS’ CLASSIC
GREAT EXPECTATIONS
In cinemas November 30th 2012
Directed by Mike Newell
Adapted for the screen by David Nicholls
Starring
Helena Bonham Carter
Ralph Fiennes
Jeremy Irvine
Holliday Grainger
Robbie Coltrane
Ewen Bremner
Jason Flemyng
Sally Hawkins
David Walliams
Tamzin Outhwaite
Olly Alexander and Jessie Cave

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.

Starring an award-winning cast, this British tour de force is directed by the BAFTA winning director ofFour Weddings and A Funeral and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Mike Newell, and has been written for the big screen by David Nicholls, the acclaimed writer of the global best seller One Day.  This adaptation of Dickens’ finest novel is produced by award winning partners at Number 9 Films, Elizabeth Karlsen and Stephen Woolley (Made in Dagenham, How to Lose Friends and Alienate People, The Crying Game).  The film has been financed by BBC Films, the BFI Film Fund, Lipsync Productions, Unison Films and Hart/ Lunsford Pictures.  



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