The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Movie Review 1981

Information and Film Reviews for The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby the Movie

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Nine-hour performance of the 1838 Dickens' tale by the Royal Shakespeare Company, featuring the work of 39 actors portraying 150 characters. Wonderful performances are characterized by frantic action and smoothly meshing intertwining plots, focusing on the trials and tribulations of the Nickleby family, amidst wealth, poverty, and injustice in Victorian England. Nine cassettes.


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Available on VHS
Running time 540 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Period Piece: 19th Century, Books to Film: Charles Dickens, Aunts & Uncles, Nieces & Nephews
David Edgar
Roger Rees, David Thewlis, Emily Richard, John Woodvine
Jim Goddard
Stephen Oliver
Colin Callender, England Channel 4 London, RM Productions, Primetime Television Production

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