Great Expectations (2011)

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The orphan Pip becomes a gentleman when his life is transformed by a mystery benefactor.

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 Pip (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Dolge Orlick (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Abel Magwitch (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Jaggers (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Compeyson / ... (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Joe Gargery (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Miss Havisham (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Estella (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Pumblechook (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Herbert Pocket (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Hannah (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Wemmick (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Bentley Drummle (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Mike (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Molly (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Mrs. Joe (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Clara (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Mrs. Brandley (2 episodes, 2011)
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The orphan Pip becomes a gentleman when his life is transformed by a mystery benefactor.

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Charles Dickens' Große Erwartungen  »

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Harry Lloyd (Herbert Pocket) is the great-great-great-grandson of Charles Dickens, on whose 1861 novel this production is based. See more »

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the flavor
28 December 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

maybe it is not the best adaptation. but it has the flavor of novel. Douglas Booth is , maybe, a too modern Pip, more interesting as Romeo or Lancelot but almost strange for this role. the good part - Gillian Anderson who is the inspired choice for Lady Havisham and a huge surprise for many viewers. a series who is more than seductive or beautiful. it is not exactly an adaptation but useful support for remember parts from book. that is its basic virtue - a film like a travel. not just extraordinary but special. not only for atmosphere but for a kind of flavor who is not only part of a great cast or script innovations. a film for remember. that could be the definition. beautiful and correct.


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