Film Education held a preview screening of Great Expectations as part of Film Week 2012. The screening was followed by a Q&A with director Mike Newell and producer Elizabeth Karlsen in which students asked questions about working with the scriptwriter, the challenges of making the film and how it feels to see your work on the big screen.
Date: 22 October 2012
Venue: Odeon Covent Garden
Great Expectations [12A, 98]
Young orphan Pip is given a chance to rise from his humble beginnings thanks to a mysterious benefactor. Moving through London’s class ridden world as a gentleman, Pip uses his new found position to pursue to beautiful Estella; a spoilt heiress he’s loved since childhood. Yet the shocking truth behind his great fortune will have devastating consequences for everything he holds dear.