• Oliver Twist (2005)

Oliver Twist

Release Date: September 23rd, 2005

DVD Release Date: January 24th, 2006

PG-13 |2 hr 10 min

Plot Summary

An orphan (Barney Clark) in 19th-century London falls in with a gang of young pickpockets who steal for their villainous master (Ben Kingsley).

Cast: Ben Kingsley, Barney Clark, Jamie Foreman, Harry Eden, Leanne Rowe, Edward Hardwicke, Ian McNeice, Mark Strong

Director: Roman Polanski

Genres: Musical , Adventure , Drama

Production Co: ETIC Films, Medusa Film, Run Team

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Amusing, Transformation, Gripping, London

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Polanski's film is visually exact and detailed without being too picturesque. This is not Ye Olde London, but Ye Harrowing London, teeming with life and dispute. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    A grounded and unusually matter-of-fact adaptation. show more

  • 60
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    The biggest surprise in Roman Polanski's Oliver Twist is that there are no surprises. show more

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