Little Dorrit

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  • G
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1987
  • Running time: 357 min
Little Dorrit is a 1987 film adaptation of the novel Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens. It was written and directed by Christine Edzard, and produced by John Brabourne and Richard B. Goodwin. The music, by Giuseppe Verdi, was arranged by Michael Sanvoisin. read more
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Little Dorrit is a 1987 film adaptation of the novel Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens. It was written and directed by Christine Edzard, and produced by John Brabourne and Richard B. Goodwin. The music, by Giuseppe Verdi, was arranged by Michael Sanvoisin. The film stars Derek Jacobi as Arthur Clennam and Sarah Pickering in the title role. A huge cast of seasoned British stage and film actors was assembled to play the dozens of roles. Among them are Alec Guinness, Simon Dormandy, Joan Greenwood, Roshan Seth, Miriam Margolyes, Cyril Cusack, and Max Wall.

Original Release

12/11/1987

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Cast

Derek Jacobi Arthur Clennam
Joan Greenwood Mrs. Clennam
Max Wall Flintwinch
Patricia Hayes Affery
Luke Duckett Young Arthur
Alec Guinness William Dorrit
Cyril Cusack Frederick Dorrit
Sarah Pickering Little Dorrit
Amelda Brown Fanny Dorrit
Daniel Chatto Tip Dorrit
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Christine Edzard

Writers

Charles Dickens, Christine Edzard

Cast

Derek Jacobi Arthur Clennam
Joan Greenwood Mrs. Clennam
Max Wall Flintwinch
Patricia Hayes Affery
Luke Duckett Young Arthur
Alec Guinness William Dorrit
Cyril Cusack Frederick Dorrit
Sarah Pickering Little Dorrit
Amelda Brown Fanny Dorrit
Daniel Chatto Tip Dorrit
Miriam Margolyes Flora Finching
Bill Fraser Mr. Casby
Roshan Seth Mr. Pancks
Mollie Maureen Mr. F.'s Aunt
Diana Malin Dancer at Theatre
Janice Cramer Young Flora
Roger Hammond Mr. Meagles
Sophie Ward Minnie Meagles
Kathy Staff Mrs. Tickit
Amanda Bellamy Housemaid

Producers

Editors

Fraser Maclean, Olivier Stockman

1989 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1989 Oscar Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Nominated
1989 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
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