Great Expectations

Revealing mistake: When Finn draws a fish at the beginning of the film you see a dent already in the paper at the spot where he draws the eye. (00:03:10)


Revealing mistake: When Mrs. Thrall appears for the first time on the phone with a customer a few German words suggest that she is of German origin. Her accent reveals that she is not. (00:45:30)


Factual error: Hawke rides the subway twice during the film. Both times Hawke takes the "G" train. Unfortunately the G doesn't go through Manhattan where he is, it only goes through Brooklyn and Queens.

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Estella: We are who we are, people don't change.

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Trivia: Of all the characters, only Estella's name appeared in both the film and the original novel. All other characters had different names in the loosely-adapted film version.


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