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Great Expectations Trailer Arrives
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13 August 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Pathe Films (Via The Playlist)

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We know that there are one or two of you out there who have been eagerly awaiting anything from Mike Newell’s new cinematic take on Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations. Today is your lucky day as – provided you don’t mind German subtitles – the trailer has arrived online and can be seen below.

This latest version of the classic tale of jealousy, hatred, love, devotion, suffering, schemes, social climbing and tragedy boasts a solid cast that includes Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Robbie Coltrane, Jeremy Irvine, Sally Hawkins, Jason Flemyng and Holliday Granger.

The big challenge will be to bring something truly fresh to a story that has been filmed several times before, once by David Lean and most recently by the BBC, with Gillian Anderson in the Miss Haversham role now inhabited by Carter. It certainly looks lavish, but we’ll wait and see what Newell and writer David Nicholls have done to the Dickens.

It’ll be out on November 30 here, but will get its world premiere next month at the Toronto International Film Festival.


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Your Comments

RE: Spoliers much?
LOL at the trailer. Its awful. Trailers are supposed to sell the movie. This one doesn't. The music they use is all wrong. Seems like this adaptation is going to be more fast paced than we are used to. I won't judge the film until it comes out as i only think thats fair. But the they need to bring out a new trailer nearer to the film, as this one IMO won't help with the marketing. Agreed with the comments that the trailer tells the whole story. Weird... More

Posted by princessa at 20:31 on 14 August 2012 | Report This Post

RE: Spoliers much?
Obviously the SouthPark adaption wasnt good enough for some people!?. Sometimes people need read a f`ing book! More

Posted by Dannybohy at 16:55 on 14 August 2012 | Report This Post

RE: Spoliers much?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Expectations#Film.2C _TV.2C_and_theatrical_adaptations I think we need more 'Great Expectations' adaptions. More

Posted by OPEN YOUR EYES at 15:15 on 14 August 2012 | Report This Post

RE: Spoliers much?
We need another Great Expectations adaption?? Who does not know the story by now!. More

Posted by Dannybohy at 14:10 on 14 August 2012 | Report This Post

Spoliers much?
Checked out the trailer on youtube, and it is awfully put together. Also, it contains about a gazillion spoilers for anyone who hasn't read the book. Not impressed. More

Posted by brendan619 at 12:17 on 14 August 2012 | Report This Post

It's not what I'd hoped for... More

Posted by RobotDevil at 12:15 on 14 August 2012 | Report This Post


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