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Great Expectations ( Blu-ray )

One of the great translations of literature into film, David Lean's "Great Expectations" brings Charles Dickens's masterpiece to robust on-screen life. Pip, Magwitch, Miss Havisham, and Estella populate Lean's magnificent rendering, beautifully photographed by Guy Green and designed by John Bryan, both Oscar recipients for their fine work here. The cast includes John Mills, Alec Guinness, Martita Hunt, Jean Simmons, Valerie Hobson and Bernard Miles.

Year: 1946
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Drama, Classic Drama, Best of the 1940s, Charles Dickens, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Blu-ray Discs, Classic Cinema
Country: UK
Director: David Lean
Starring: Alec Guinness, Bernard Miles, Jean Simmons, John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Martita Hunt
Duration: 89 Minutes
Rating: G
7.9/10
Location in store: Alice's 500 Greatest Films

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