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The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Nick, Adam, Dave and Greg take a look at new release films ‘Lygon Street: Si Parlo Italiano’, ‘Ain’t Them Bodies Saints’, ‘Jack Presents: Bad Grandpa’, ‘Mr. Pip’ and ‘The Fifth Estate’. This episode also features interviews with Johnny Knoxville, Daniel Bruhl and Julia Louis Dreyfus. The boys also preview the Jewish Film Festival

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Mr. Pip

Summary: Mr Pip is the story of how Mr Watts (Hugh Laurie), a teacher on the war-torn island of Bougainville, helps a young girl survive the violence of her daily life through the power of imagination. Mr Watts reads from his favourite book, “Great Expectations”, and 14-year-old Matilda is transported into the Victorian world, finding inspiration, friendship and hope when her real life is filled with harsh uncertainty and danger.

Year: 2013

Australian Cinema Release Date: 14th November, 2013

Australian DVD Release Date: TBA

Country: Papua New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand

Director: Andrew Adamson

Screenwriter: Andrew Adamson, Lloyd Jones (novel)

Cast: Eka Darville (Pip), Florence Korokoro (Grace Watts), Hugh Laurie (Mr. Watts)

Runtime: 117 mins



Greg King: Stars(2.5)

Please check Greg’s review of ‘Mr. Pip’ that is available on www.filmreviews.com.au

Average Subculture Rating (out of 5): Stars(2.5)

IMDB Rating:  Mr. Pip (2012) on IMDb

Other Subculture Media Reviews of ‘Mr Pip′: Please check The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Ep #58