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Great Expectations

Postby Steph » Thu Dec 29, 2011 12:11 pm

Has anyone else been watching this drama? I have never read the original novel by Charles Dickens but I know the vague outlines of the story. I have enjoyed watching it.
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Re: Great Expectations

Postby MontyDyspraxia » Thu Dec 29, 2011 5:00 pm

I've recorded it on Sky+, but haven't had the chance to watch it yet. I read some parts of the novel in school and really enjoyed it.
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Re: Great Expectations

Postby Kirbster12 » Fri Dec 30, 2011 8:57 am

Is it just me, or does Pip seem a little dyspraxic (especially in part 2)? In the beginning of that episode, he's really clumsy when he dances, and on numerous occasions, he can't keep eye contact. When Estella leaves him in the lake, he doesn't seem to know what he's done wrong. When Drummle takes Pip to the brothel, he doesn't seem to understand what's going on.
Also, when he first signs a document, his handwriting's as bad as mine! :D
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Re: Great Expectations

Postby galexy96 » Sat Dec 31, 2011 5:53 pm

I have just watched them all at once because i recorded them. I enjoyed watching it but i felt like there were lots of story lines going on at once, however i was able to keep up with all of them so i still enjoyed it.
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Re: Great Expectations

Postby Remus » Sat Dec 31, 2011 11:09 pm

I've never read the book and had no idea what it was about but I watched the first two episodes but I just really couldn't get into it. It just confused me, I think it is one of those adaptations where I would have to read the book first to make sense of it.
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