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Great Expectations
A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.
IMDB 7.8
RT 100%
Metacritic 90
StarsJohn MillsTony WagerValerie HobsonJean Simmons
DirectorDavid Lean
WriterCharles Dickens (by)David Lean (adapted for the screen by)Ronald Neame (adapted for the screen by)Anthony Havelock-Allan (adapted for the screen by)Kay Walsh (adapted for the screen with)Cecil McGivern (adapted for the screen with)

AwardsWon 2 Oscars
  • Best Achievement in Cinematography, Black-and-WhiteWinner
    Guy Green
  • Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-WhiteWinner
    John Bryan, Wilfred Shingleton
  • Best Achievement in Directing
    David Lean
  • Best Motion Picture of the Year
  • Best Original Screenplay
    David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan