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Director  Tim Burstall
Music director  George Dreyfus
Duration  
Country  Australia
6.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Screenplay  Tim Burstall
Writer  Tim Burstall
Language  English
Release date  7 February 1987 (Australian TV)
Based on  novel by Charles Dickens idea by Tom Burstall
Cast  Sigrid Thornton (Bridget ), John Stanton (Abel Magwitch), Anne-Louise Lambert (Estella), Noel Ferrier (Mr Jaggers), Robert Coleby (Roger Compeyson)
Similar movies  Sigrid Thornton appears in Great Expectations: The Untold Story and Slate - Wyn & Me

Charles Dickens story concerns an orphan who learns that a mysterious benefactor has established a trust for him.

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Great Expectations: The Untold Story movie scenes Advertisement for Great Expectations in All the Year Round

Great Expectations: The Untold Story is a 1987 Australian film which was made as a feature film and a mini series.

It is based on an account of what happened to Magwitch from the novel Great Expectations when he was in Australia.

Plot

Magwitch is sentenced to life in New South Wales. He is put on a chain gang run by Solomon Tooth and eventually amasses a fortune.

Cast

  • John Stanton as Magwitch
  • Sigrid Thornton as Bridget
  • Robert Coleby as Compeyson
  • Anne Louise Lambert as Estella
  • Noel Ferrier as Jaggers
  • Ron Haddrick as Lankerton
  • Danny Simmons as Young Pip
  • Todd Boyce as Older Pip
  • Similar Movies

    Sigrid Thornton appears in Great Expectations: The Untold Story and Slate - Wyn & Me. Tim Burstall directed Great Expectations: The Untold Story and Petersen. Tim Burstall directed Great Expectations: The Untold Story and Stork. Tim Burstall directed Great Expectations: The Untold Story and Libido.

    Production

    The film was the idea of Tom Burstall, who made it with his director father Tim. Tim Burstall says in the writing of it he was influenced by a book by Price Waring, Tales of the Old Convict System. It was filmed in Sydney from 9 March to 11 July 1986.

    References

    Great Expectations: The Untold Story Wikipedia
    Great Expectations: The Untold Story IMDb


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