"Ethan Hawke and Gwyneth Paltrow are dazzling" (PeterTravers, Rolling Stone) in this wildly romantic tale of desire and passion based on the timeless novel by Charles Dickens. The moment young Finn sets eyes on Estella, she becomes his inspiration and his obsession. Despite being warned, "she'll only break your heart," he vows to win her love. Years later, thanks to a mysterious benefactor, aspiring artist Finn is off to New York, where he is reunited with the icy and beautiful Estella. When she agrees to model for him Finn's dearest hopes may at last be realized - along with his darkest fears! Co-starring Anne Bancroft and Robert De Niro, this enchanting love story paints a lush portrait of two people from different worlds who are linked by destiny, and fated to touch each other's souls.
Academy Award-winning director Roman Polanski re-imagines Charles Dickens’ story of a young orphan boy in 19th Century London. When Oliver Twist (Barney Clark) escapes from a miserable apprenticeship to London, the Artful Dodger (Harry Eden) initiates him in to an infamous gang of pickpockets led by the notorious Fagin (Academy Award-winner Sir Ben Kingsley). After a robbery goes wrong an innocent Oliver soon finds himself on the run from the evil Bill Sykes (Jamie Foreman). Mixing dark comedy, sumptuous sets and visionary imagination this classic tale celebrates the triumph of a little boy’s spirit.
From one of Charles Dickens' most beloved novels come some of his most unforgettable characters, vibrantly brought to life by a star-studded, award-winning cast.In Nicholas Nickleby, young Nicholas and his family have enjoyed a comfortable life - but then again, this is Dickens. Nicholas' father dies, the family is left penniless, and Nicholas, his sister, and mother venture to London to seek help from their Uncle Ralph. Unfortunately, Ralph's only intentions are to break up the family and exploit them, and Nicholas is sent to a school run by the cruel, abusive, and horridly entertaining Wackford Squeers. Eventually, Nicholas runs away with fellow schoolmate Smike, and the two set off on an adventure to find and reunite the Nickleby family.
A Christmas Carol:
Academy Award Winner George C. Scott gives a powerful performance as Ebenezer Scrooge in this truly heartwarming telling of Charles Dickens' beloved drama. At first, miserable, greedy old Scrooge can't tolerate the revelry of Christmas, much less comprehend its meaning. But visits from his former business partner's ghost and three cautionary specters from past, present and future force the man to soul-search. Grappling with his own losses, Scrooge recognises the repercussions of heartlessness in this classic, timeless story that also stars Susannah York and David Warner.
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