REVIEW FOR OLIVER TWIST - A FILM BY ROMAN POLANSKI
Following the Academy Award winning film, The Pianist, director Roman Polanski and writer Ronal Hardwood re-imagine Charles Dickens' classic story of a young orphan boy who gets involved with a gangof pickpockets in 19th century London.
Abandoned at an early age, Oliver Twist (Barney Clark) is forced to live in a workhouse lorded over by the awful Mr. Bumble. Who cheats the boys of their meager rations. Desperate, yet determined, Oliver makes his escape to the streets of London. Penniless and alone, he is lured into a world of crime by the sinister Fagin (Sir Ben Kingsley) - the mastermind of a gang of pint-sized pickpockets.
Oliver’s rescue by the kindly Mr.Brownlow is only the beginning of a series of adventures that lead him to the promise of a better life.
The film is being screened on the 31st of March at 1830 hrs at Sarathi Studios. Please contact Prakash Reddy of Hyderabad Film Club at 2373-0841, 93910-20243 for further details.