‘Great Expectations’ International Trailer

Mike Newell directs Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, and Jason Flemyng in the latest adaptation of this Charles Dickens classic.

An international trailer has been released for Great Expectations, director Mike Newell's adaptation of the beloved Charles Dickens novel. Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, and Jason Flemyng star in this drama about a young orphan whose life is enriched thanks to a mysterious benefactor. Take a look at the first footage from this new take on the literary classic, debuting at the Toronto Film Festival next month.

Great Expectations was released in 2012 and stars Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Jason Flemyng, Robbie Coltrane, Holliday Grainger, Ewen Bremner, Jeremy Irvine, Sally Hawkins. The film is directed by Mike Newell.

Sources: Pathe Films

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  1. Josh

    I love the book, and Newell's style, and this cast, so I will be checking this out, even though this is kind of a poorly cut trailer. Also very spoilerific for anyone who hasn't read the book.

    3 years agoby @shuabertFlag

  2. Basquat

    I'll bet it will be released right around the award season, and Bonham Carter will get her best supporting actress award

    3 years agoby @basquatFlag


    Not following the book very well from what I am seeing here... There is a great cast... But still that doesn't always mean anything...

    3 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  4. Dan

    Looks like sh*t. F*ck it.

    3 years agoby @dan1Flag

  5. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @narrator Then again, it could surprise you :I

    3 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  6. the Narrator

    This guy directed Donnie Brasco and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Then again, he also did Prince of Persia and a slew of other crap. Then, of course, there's a great cast. Then again, I'm not feeling anything from them with this trailer... I think I'll pass.

    3 years agoby @narratorFlag

  7. Rufio

    meh. zero chemistry. stale take on an overdone classic. if you're gonna do this (again) it needs to have a fresh spin on it.

    3 years agoby @rufioFlag

  8. mb11

    ...sorry but that looks like TERRIBLE acting from the Pip and the love interest! Yuk

    3 years agoby @mbrandon11Flag

  9. skywise

    Looks alright. Was never a fan of this story and there have been so many versions of it but this one doesnt look that bad.

    3 years agoby @skywiseFlag

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