Great Expectations | 1996
Documentary on Charles Dickens' "Great Expecations." Tells the story of the book, its creator, its hero, its fans and its interpretors. To tell the story of the novel, freshly dramatized scenes are interwoven with footage from several movie versions as well as an on-the-set look at director Alfonso Cuaron's version released in August 1997. The special also focuses on the city of London which Dickens describes so vividly.