Mr. Pip


Mr. Pip
Set in Papua New Guinea, where a civil war is raging. All the foreigners leave, except a bachelor school teacher. He begins reading Dickens' Great Expectations to his class, and a young girl becomes transfixed by the story, imagining her self in it. When she writes Pip's name in the sand, a misunderstanding puts them all in grave danger.

114 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Violence).
Drama, War, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Hugh Laurie, Kerry Fox, Eka Darville, Xzannjah Matsi, Florence Korokoro, Tapiwa Soropa, Healesville Joel
Director
Andrew Adamson
ScreenplayAndrew Adamson, from the novel by Lloyd Jones
MusicHarry Gregson-Williams
CinematographyJohn Toon
EditingSim Evan-Jones, Chris Plummer
Sound formats
SA distributorSter-Kinekor
Made in2012
Produced byOlympus Pictures, Daydream Productions, Eyeworks Film

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageLow
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceModerate, infrequent, implied
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote iconMagic of books uplifts as war rages
15
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople quote iconVerbeelding seëvier oor wreedheid
15
Rottentomatoes critics
10 critics
12

What the People say

Internet
870 Netizens quote iconA great film...
14

Average .. 70%

14

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