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Oliver Twist 

An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

Director:

Tony Bill

Writers:

Charles Dickens (novel), Monte Merrick
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Dreyfuss ... Fagin
Elijah Wood ... The Artful Dodger
David O'Hara ... Bill Sikes
Alex Trench Alex Trench ... Oliver Twist
Antoine Byrne Antoine Byrne ... Nancy
Olivia Caffrey Olivia Caffrey ... Rose Maylie
Anthony Finigan Anthony Finigan ... Mr. Brownlow (as Anthony Finnegan)
Maria Charles Maria Charles ... Widow Corney
Des Braiden ... Magistrate
Eileen Colgan Eileen Colgan ... Mrs. Bedwin
Eilish Moore Eilish Moore ... Cook
Lisa Dwan ... Agnes
Conor Evans Conor Evans ... Chief Constable
A.J. Kennedy A.J. Kennedy ... Police Constable
Jeff O'Toole Jeff O'Toole ... Hugh (as Jeffrey O'Toole)
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Storyline

Charles Dickens' classical story about the young orphan boy in 1837 England is again re-filmed in grand fashion. Richard Dreyfuss portrays Fagin, the unscrupulous leader of the young pick-pockets Oliver (Alex Trench) initially falls in with after escaping from a sweat shop and going to London to find his relatives. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Les aventures d'Oliver Twist See more »

Filming Locations:

Ireland

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Oliver: Dodger, it's not a game anymore.
The Artful Dodger: [sadly] It never was a game, mate. You just thought it was.
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Connections

Version of A Modern Oliver Twist (1906) See more »

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A Wonderful movie with Superb Actors
16 March 2002 | by rinoa_hartilySee all my reviews

This is a movie for the young-not showing too much of a classic that might scare them, helping them see that good will reign in this earth, and a really hot guy name Elijah Wood!!! Okay, I know, this movie might not even be all that good but I can't make a sound judgement because Elijah did so beautifully in this movie. It was-in my opinion-his best role. It shows the extent of his acting, and his heart that he pours into it.


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