Great Expectations

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Great Expectations Review


You know, I didn't like the book Great Expectations when I was in high school, so I don't know why anyone thought it would be liked any better now. Hawke's meddling with the story is well-documented (including changing the main character's name from Pip to Finn). Then there's the updating to the 20th century, making Pip, er, Finn an artist (and a bad one at that), Bancroft's horrific drag-queenish dance instructor. De Niro's lost expression. Ugh. I'll take the book over this.


Great Expectations

Facts and Figures

Run time: 111 mins

In Theaters: Friday 30th January 1998

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 36%
Fresh: 12 Rotten: 21

IMDB: 6.8 / 10

Cast & Crew

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Starring: as Magwitch, as Miss Havisham, as Joe Gargery, as Mr. Jaggers, as Estella, as Pip, as Wemmick, as Mrs. Joe, as Clara


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