Indeed, if anything the film is handsomely put together and the cast is nothing to sneeze at mixing up rising stars like Jeremy Irvine and Holliday Grainger along with veterans like Carter and Ralph Fiennes. But alas, it's not enough. Our review out of TIFF liked the film okay, but summed it up by saying that "superficially there's a lot to admire, but few things to actually fall in love with. It falters under the weight of its expectations."
"Great Expectations" will close the BFI London Film Festival before opening in the U.K. on November 30th. No stateside date just yet. Watch below. [Vlicious!]