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Oliver Twist

Saturday, Jan 22, 2011

From its famous opening scene of a pregnant mother struggling through a rainstorm, David Lean’s powerful, often humorous adaptation, with Alec Guinness as Fagin, is true both to Dickens’s harsh portrait of Victorian London and to the bleak reality of the postwar period in which it was made.