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Mr. Pip (2012)

10/03/2013 (NZ) Drama 1h 56m

When they needed hope, he gave them great expectations.


As a war rages on in the province of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, a young girl becomes transfixed by the Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations, which is being read at school by the only white man in the village. In 1991, a war over a copper mine in the South Pacific tore the island of Bougainville apart. The reclusive “Popeye” (Hugh Laurie) offers the children in fourteen-year-old Matilda’s tiny village an escape with Charles Dickens' Great Expectations. But on an island at war, fiction can have dangerous consequences.

  1. Andrew Adamson

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Lloyd Jones


Top Billed Cast

  1. Hugh Laurie

    Hugh Laurie

    Mr. Watts

  2. Xzannjah Matsi


  3. Healesville Joel

    Dolores Naimo

  4. Eka Darville

    Eka Darville


  5. Kerry Fox

    Kerry Fox

    Mrs. Watts

  6. Florence Korokoro

    Florence Korokoro

    Grace Watts

  7. Tapiwa Soropa


  8. Marcellin Ampa'oi

    Joseph Naimo

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Mr. Pip
Mr. Pip

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -


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