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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (2001)

TV Movie  -  Comedy | Drama  -  29 January 2002 (USA)
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Nicholas.Nickleby,is an impoverished young man making his way in life in the cruel and unjust world of early Victorian England. His good looks,kind heart and gentlemanly manner are fine ... See full summary »

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Nicholas.Nickleby,is an impoverished young man making his way in life in the cruel and unjust world of early Victorian England. His good looks,kind heart and gentlemanly manner are fine qualities but will they be enough for what awaits him? Written by Anonymous

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The green Spencer worn by one of the millinery ladies in the London street is the same costume Sylvestra Le Touzel (Fanny Price) wears riding in Mansfield Park (1983). See more »

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This movie is imbued with the quality of authentic Dickens.
20 March 2002 | by (Tucson, Arizona, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie version of the novel amply reflects the understanding compassion that Dickens is known for. Its background scenes of London's impoverished as well as affluent class are convincingly impressive.

The various caricatures seem remarkably Dickensian. Beyond that, in sharp contrast with exploitative callousness, the tenderest comfort and kindliest good cheer are effectively portrayed by a splendid cast.

James D'Arcy in the title role gives a sterling performance as the appealingly generous-hearted and thoughtful Nicholas. Lee Ingleby deserves equally high praise as the woefully mistreated Smike, whom Nicholas befriends.


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