Oliver Twist

10/03/2008
  |  Buy to Own: 30/01/2012
  |  190 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
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Synopsis

Sarah Phelps's adaptation of Charles Dickens's much-loved novel, featuring a host of great British character actors. In a dank, candlelit room on a stormy winter night, Oliver Twist (William Miller) is born into a life of seemingly hopeless poverty. Escaping the cruelty of the workhouse he has grown up in, the young orphan makes his way to London where he meets a gang of pickpockets, led by the charismatic Fagin (Timothy Spall), and receives the first warm welcome of his life - unaware that this kindness comes at a price. When he is mistakenly taken as a thief, the wealthy victim Mr. Brownlow (Edward Fox) brings Oliver to his home and shelters him. But evil lurks on the horizon in the form of Bill Sykes (Tom Hardy) ...

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