Mr Pip (2013)

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



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