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"Hold your noise!" - are the first words the convict Abel Magwitch growls at Pip in "Great Expectations". But what were the events that led him to become this manacled man covered in blood ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Benjamin Barnard ...
Pip
Del De Lorme ...
Stefan
Rosie Del Monte ...
Moira Watts
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William Sykes
Edward Groves ...
Fred Foster
Alexia James ...
Barry Kearns ...
Seth
Felim McCarthy ...
Milosh
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Molly
Connor Panayi ...
Hannah Philpot ...
Prostitute 1
Stacey Pomeroy ...
Bessie's Sister
Lucinda Ryan ...
Bessie Watts
Ronnie Stroud ...
Harman
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"Hold your noise!" - are the first words the convict Abel Magwitch growls at Pip in "Great Expectations". But what were the events that led him to become this manacled man covered in blood and mud? The story begins with Magwitch in solitary confinement upon a Prison Hulk. Suffering from a fever, the convict dreams about a life gone by, from his first crime to his first love and the daughter he lost forever. Inspired by the Charles Dickens Novel "Great Expectations". Written by Viola Films UK

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Mad? Bad? Misunderstood? The untold story of one of Dickens most colourful and enduring villains.

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Magwitch has been screened at TIFF's Cinematheque Season & the Morelia International Film Festival alongside David Lean's Great Expectations. See more »

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