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1,152 Ratings

Great Expectations

Directed by David Lean
United Kingdom, 1946
Drama, Romance


One of the great translations of literature into film, David Lean’s Great Expectations brings Charles Dickens’s masterpiece to robust on-screen life.

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Great Expectations Directed by David Lean

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1948 | 2 wins including: Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

1948 | 3 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1947 | Winner: Top Ten Films

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1947 | 2nd place: Best Film

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