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Mr Pip

Film (Trailer) – 2013

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As a bitter civil war tears apart the lives of his students, an isolated English school teacher in Bougainville (House star Hugh Laurie) finds a unique way to create hope; 14-year-old Matilda (Xzannjah Matsi) is enthralled by his Charles Dickens-infused disaster survival lessons. The life during wartime tale was directed by Kiwi Andrew Adamson (Shrek), and adapted from the 2006 Booker Prize short-listed novel by Lloyd Jones. Adamson spent time in Papua New Guinea, as the teen son of missionary parents. Laurie and Matsi won best actor gongs at the 2013 Moa Awards.

We’ve all lost a lot in recent times. Those losses remind ourselves of the things we can never lose: our minds and our imaginations ... and our great expectations.
– Mr Watts (Hugh Laurie)

Key Cast & Crew

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Hugh Laurie

As: Mr Watts

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Andrew Adamson

Writer, Producer, Director

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Robin Scholes

Producer

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Sean Vanech

Producer

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Dean Vanech

Producer

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Leslie Urdang

Producer

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