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The Old Curiosity Shop [1995 film] (1995)

by Kevin Connor

Other authors: Charles Dickens (Author), John Goldsmith (Screenwriter)

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Outstanding performances and setting, but the girl playing Nell was weak, and abridging the story high-lighted Dickens' emotional manipulations. Tom Courtenay as Quilp was superb, and Peter Ustinov as the Grandfather totally captured the tormented but inescapable anguish of the gambling-addicted old man. ( )
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Executive producer, Carol Rubin ; producer, Greg Smith ; director, Kevin Connor ; screenplay, John Goldsmith.
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Young Nell and her grandfather are forced to flee London and their curio shop when their money-grubbing landlord finds out that the grandfather has been gambling away money borrowed to help the shop stay afloat. In flight, the two meet a fabulous collection of characters in colorful 19th century England.… (more)

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