Little Dorrit (1987) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Little Dorrit

Christine Edzard, 1987

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Little Dorrit
Charles Dickens, 1855

Little Dorrit is a movie directed by Christine Edzard in 1987 and based on the book of the same name by Charles Dickens, first published in 1855. The movie features Derek Jacobi, Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Max Wall, Patricia Hayes, Luke Duckett, and others.

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RATING

7.3

/ 10

Movie Poster: Little Dorrit (Christine Edzard, 1987)

7.9

/ 10

Book Cover: Little Dorrit (Charles Dickens, 1855)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Little Dorrit, the 1855 book by Charles Dickens.

Little Dorrit

Read by: Simon Vance

Storyline

Since her birth in 1805, twenty-one years prior, Amy Dorrit has lived in the Marshalsea Prison for Debt, caring for her father, William, who now enjoys a position of privileged seniority as the Father of the Marshalsea. To help her family, Amy works as a seamstress for Mrs. Clennam, a cranky, cold and forbidding semi-invalid living in a crumbling home with servants, the sinister Jeremiah Flintwinch and his bumbling wife, Affery.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Little Dorrit, the 1987 movie by Christine Edzard

Year

1987

Minutes

357

Movie Rate

7.30

Source: IMDb

Movie

Little Dorrit

Country: UK

Year: 1987

Length: 5h57m

Cover of Little Dorrit, the 1855 book by Charles Dickens

Year

1855

Pages

1021

Book Rate

7.98

S: Goodreads

Book

Little Dorrit

Country: UK

First published in: 1855

Length: 1021 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

TV Series poster
Little Dorrit (2008)
TV Series by Adam Smith, Dearbhla Walsh, Diarmuid Lawrence

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Cover of Little Dorrit, the 1855 book by Charles Dickens

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