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This film was an unexpected pleasure, and a risk well worth taking!
First and foremost, in true Dickens style, the language was deliciously pretentious and melodramatic! Nathan Lane and Barry Humphries especially were a joy to behold in all their flamboyant glory.
The film also dazzles with magnificent sets, ranging from the dark, grimy abode of the grotesque Wackford Squeers to the palatial halls of Uncle Ralph's London mansion, and the idyllic green countryide of rural England.
Nicholas is played by Charlie Hunnam. You may remember him from Queer As Folk a few years back. Much has been said about his acting ability (or supposed lack thereof). To be fair,… Read more