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Oliver Twist 2005 PG

130 mins United Kingdom Director. Roman Polanski

Having adapted Shakespeare with his 1971 version of Macbeth, Roman Polanski turned to Britain’s other literary giant with his 2005 retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic.

At once incredibly faithful to its source novel and at the same time utterly Polanskian, the director’s fabled instinct for claustrophobia comes to the fore in the film’s presentation of Victorian London as a grim and inescapable underworld. Polanski also revels in the source’s vivid and larger-than-life characters, with Ben Kingsley’s Fagin one of the most memorable screen interpretations of the role.

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Directed by

Roman Polanski

Featuring

Barney Clark

Leanne Rowe

Harry Eden

Jamie Foreman

Ben Kingsley

Genres

Drama

Collection

Based on the Book…

Certificate

PG Contains moderate violence and scary moments

Released

2005

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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