- Original title
- Running time
- 105 min.
- United Kingdom
David Lean, Stanley Haynes (Novel: Charles Dickens)
Guy Green (B&W)
Francis L. Sullivan,
John Howard Davies,
Drama | Childhood. Poverty. 19th Century
- Movie Groups
Charles Dickens Adaptations
| Oliver Twist
- Synopsis / Plot
- Based on the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist is about an orphan boy who runs away from a workhouse and meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. Oliver is taken in by the pickpocket and he joins a household of young boys who are trained to steal for their master. This version of Oliver Twist is topped by Alec Guinness's masterly performance of arch-thug Fagin.
: Venice Film Festival: Best Overall Artistic Contribution. Nominated for Golden Lion
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best British Film
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