A young Englishman plots revenge against his late cousin's mysterious, beautiful wife, believing her responsible for his death. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.
GREAT EXPECTATIONS is a 2012 British film adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel of the same name. The film was directed by Mike Newell, and stars Jeremy Irvine, Helena Bonham Carter, Holliday Grainger, Ralph Fiennes and Robbie Coltrane. The story depicts a poor boy´s rise from blacksmith´s apprentice to fashionable man-about-town in 19th century London with dark secrets, suspense and thwarted romance all thrown in. Young Pip´s life is governed by two fateful childhood experiences.
The third collaboration of Academy Award nominee Keira Knightley with acclaimed director Joe Wright, following the award-winning box office successes “Pride & Prejudice” and “Atonement,” is a bold, theatrical new vision of the epic story of love, adapted from Leo Tolstoy’s timeless novel by Academy Award winner Tom Stoppard (“Shakespeare in Love”). The story powerfully explores the capacity for love that surges through the human heart. As Anna (Ms. Knightley) questions her happiness and marriage, change comes to all around her.