In this world exclusive, we delve deeper into the latest adaption of Charles Dickens’ novel, Great Expectations, which sees the return of orphan Pip (Jeremy Irvine of War Horse fame).
A mystery benefactor transforms Pip’s life with a chance to rise from his humble beginnings to become a London gentleman. Pip uses his position to pursue beautiful Estella (Holliday Grainger), a spoilt heiress he’s loved since childhood; but beneath this new found fortune lays a shocking truth that will have devastating consequences.
Written for the big screen by David Nicholls (author of One Day) and directed by BAFTA winning director Mike Newell (Four Weddings and A Funeral); "it's forever relevant to today" says Helena Bonham Carter who plays Miss Havisham.
Great Expectations will close the London Film Festival on October 21st and is released in cinemas November 30th.
Check out the world exclusive featurette here with cast interviews and clips from the all-star adaptation.