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Great Expectations

David Lean Großbritannien, 1946

Stefan Drees's rating of the film Geheimnisvolle Erbschaft

Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations" is very difficult to adapt - but this film is one of the best adaptations I've seen. In my opinion it's not as strong as David Lean's "Oliver Twist" but nonetheless it persuades through its strong cinematography and the change between very quiet and very dynamic sequences.