Mr Pip

2012
133min
Feature
Synopsis: 

Adapted by Andrew Adamson from the best-selling novel by Lloyd Jones, Mr Pip is the story of how Mr Watts, a teacher on the war-torn island of Bougainville, helps a young girl survive the violence of her daily life through the power of imagination. Mr Watts reads from his favourite book, “Great Expectations”, and 14-year-old Matilda is transported into the Victorian world, finding inspiration, friendship and hope when her real life is filled with harsh uncertainty and danger.

Genre: 
Drama
Sales Agent: 
Focus Features International
New Zealand distributor: 
Paramount Pictures

Credits:

Directed by: 
Screenplay by: 
Cast: 
Mr Watts
Matilda
Crew: 
Cinematographer
Production Designer
Costume Designer
Original Music
Festival/Awards: 
Toronto International Film Festival; Hawaii International Film Festival (USA)

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