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9 May 1999 (USA) See more »
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Young Pip is expected to become a blacksmith, but, hating the soot and smoke, he secretly dreams of becoming a gentleman... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations See more »
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Directed by
Julian Jarrold 
 
Writing credits
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Charles Dickens  novel
Tony Marchant 

Produced by
Rebecca Eaton .... executive producer
Melanie Howard .... associate producer
David Snodin .... producer
Michael Wearing .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Peter Salem 
 
Cinematography by
David Odd 
 
Film Editing by
Chris Gill 
 
Casting by
Maureen Duff 
Gail Stevens 
 
Production Design by
Alice Normington 
 
Art Direction by
Charmian Adams 
 
Set Decoration by
Penny Crawford 
 
Costume Design by
Odile Dicks-Mireaux 
 
Makeup Department
Nicola Matthews .... makeup artist
Fran Needham .... makeup designer
Eve Wignall .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chris Fry .... third assistant director (as Christopher Fry)
Kayla Miller .... second assistant director
Amanda Neal .... first assistant director
Nathalie Wragg .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Bruce Bigg .... property master
Christine Buttner .... graphic designer
James Fennessy .... painter
Grant Montgomery .... stand-by art director
Mitch Niclas .... stand-by propman
Dominic Roberts .... assistant art director
John Thorpe .... construction manager
 
Sound Department
Ant Bohun .... sound editor
Steve Fish .... boom operator (as Stephen Fish)
Richard Manton .... sound recordist
Bernard O'Reilly .... dialogue editor
 
Visual Effects by
Colin Gorry .... visual effects designer
 
Stunts
Gordon Seed .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Ellingworth .... grip
Wayne Mansell .... generator operator
Vince McGahon .... Steadicam operator
Barney Piercy .... clapper loader: second unit
Tony Wilcock .... gaffer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Andrew Hunt .... wardrobe
Sharon Long .... costume assistant
Kay Manasseh .... assistant costume designer
Vanessa Munro .... costume assistant
Marion Weise .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Kevin Horsewood .... colorist
 
Music Department
Michael Haslam .... musician
 
Other crew
Jon Baker .... armorer
Charlotte Blair .... script supervisor
Jason Bulley .... underwater cameraman
Cody Dorkin .... adr voice
Lynn Grant .... location manager
Howard Kingston .... production executive
Anna Lewis .... production secretary
Emma Pill .... location manager
Cindy Thomson .... location manager: scotland
Samantha Vince .... production coordinator
Hannah Vincent .... script editor
Eve Wheeler .... assistant production accountant
 

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Canada:168 min (Ontario)
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Miss Havisham:You cold, cold heart!
Estella:Do you reproach ME of being cold? I learned your lessons. I am what you have made me.
Miss Havisham:So proud!
Estella:Who taught me to be proud? Who told me that daylight would blight me, that I may not go out in it and now I cannot? I have never once been unfaithful to you or to your 'schooling'. I have never shown any weakness that I can charge myself with!
Miss Havisham:Would it be weakness to return respect? To return love?
Estella:'Love'?
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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Stunning, 22 April 1999
Author: Kate-71 from London, England

This absorbing adaptation is a pleasure to watch. Inevitably some of the nuances of the novel, such as the turning of Pip from his roots, are made abrupt in this three hour adaptation. The acting is superb and not overly mannered. Ian McDiarmid makes a complex Jaggers, and Charlotte Rampling is ravishing and vulnerable as Miss Havisham. There are fine performances from familiar actors as Joe and as Abel as well. Ioan Gruffudd is a stunning Pip. An ideal romantic hero, as we have already seen in the Hornblower series, he is physically stunning and manages to act as well. (For my liking a bit more smoldering wouldn't go amiss.) I enjoyed his reading of Latin to Abel with a Welsh accent!

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