The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2012)

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An exploration of Charles Dicken's unfinished work in which the mystery of the murder of Edwin Drood is examined.

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 John Jasper (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Edwin Drood (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Rosa Bud (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Reverend Septimus Crisparkle (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Durdles (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Miss Twinkleton (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Princess Puffer (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Helena Landless (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Deputy (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Neville Landless (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Mrs. Crisparkle (2 episodes, 2012)
Josie Farmiloe ...
 Maid (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Mayor Sapsea (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Hiram Grewgious (2 episodes, 2012)
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An exploration of Charles Dicken's unfinished work in which the mystery of the murder of Edwin Drood is examined.

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Underrated script, fantastic acting
13 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This production is so underrated. It made me want to re-visit the novel, which had originally been a very frustrating read.

Hughes does a wonderful job developing and finishing the plot. Using Dickens' Bleak House and Our Mutual Friend as a guide, its likely that the Drood story was left less than half finished. I found the film ending satisfying and quite Dickensian in its use of coincidence and secret family ties.

Among a wonderful cast, Matthew Rhys makes me want to re-watch the film. His John Jasper is wonderfully horrible, a great anti-hero. Bravo!


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