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Great Expectations Trailer


So tell me. Which are your favorite Great Expectations adaptations? I've really only watched the Jean Simmons/Anthony Hopkins one with any regularity. I do love the book (it was my first Dickens). And I'd be interested in falling in love with a film adaptation of it if you'd be so kind as to share your favorites. What do you think of this upcoming one due out next month?

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  1. Yet another movie to see...and I still have to check out Romeo and Juliet!

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    1. I know! I haven't gotten out to see it yet either.

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  2. This one looks awesome. It makes me want to read the book all over again (and I've read it twice already!) I'm not familiar with other adaptations, so no help there.

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    1. I agree. I love this story and I'm always curious to see which ending they use in new adaptations.

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  3. This looks good. I watched part of the newish Masterpiece Great Expectations with Gillian Anderson as Miss Havisham. There were some really good bits and some not so good bits. I thought the stylization was pretty interesting. Pip was just so darn pretty. My friend Karen said he looked with Keira Knightley's twin sister.

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  4. I love the book, it was my first Dickens as well!! I CAN NOT WAIT to see this. I feel like I have been waiting for ages, I also haven't seen Much Ado or the new Romeo and Juliet. AHH OVERLOAD!!

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