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The Old Curiosity Shop1995

The Old Curiosity Shop (1995)





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A re-telling of Charles Dickens' classic novel. Little Nell lives in London with her grandfather, the owner of a mysterious place called the Old Curiosity Shop. When her gambling grandfather falls into debt to moneylender Quilp (Tom Courtenay), a lecherous dwarf who makes lewd overtures towards Nell, he and Nell flee. As they try to make their fortunes elsewhere, the devious Quilp is never far behind.


Peter Ustinov
as Grandfather
James Fox
as Single Gentleman
Adam Blackwood
as Swiveller
Timothy Watson
as Fred Trent
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Critic Reviews for The Old Curiosity Shop

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

Credibly managing the period piece's texture and structure, [Kevin] Connor also makes Dickens' comical turns elicit laughs.

September 27, 2019 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Honors the soulfulness of a good-hearted little girl and damns the life-draining evil of addiction.

August 30, 2002 | Full Review…

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