Great Expectations

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Great Expectations

london, england based on novel or book escaped convict orphan charles dickens spinster 19th century benefactor

Great Expectations

Release Date: December 26, 1946

Year    :   1946
Slogan    :   «From the Vivid Pages of Charles Dickens' Masterpiece!»
Genres    :   Romance, Drama
Production Companies    :   Cineguild, J. Arthur Rank Organisation
Director    :   David Lean
Producers    :   Ronald Neame, Maude Spector, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Pat MacDonnell, Adele Raymond, Norman Spencer
Writers    :   Charles Dickens, Ronald Neame, David Lean, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Kay Walsh, Cecil McGivern
RunTime    :   118 mins.

In this Dickens adaptation, orphan Pip discovers through lawyer Mr. Jaggers that a mysterious benefactor wishes to ensure that he becomes a gentleman. Reunited with his childhood patron, Miss Havisham, and his first love, the beautiful but emotionally cold Estella, he discovers that the elderly spinster has gone mad from having been left at the altar as a young woman, and has made her charge into a warped, unfeeling heartbreaker.

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