The Sad Lads of Davies and Dickens

The Sad Lads of Davies and Dickens

2 Episodes

Watch David Lean’s classic adaptation after Terence Davies’s moving THE LONG DAY CLOSES—which references Charles Dickens’s novel.

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The Sad Lads of Davies and Dickens
  • The Long Day Closes

    Episode 1

    Directed by Terence Davies • 1992 • United Kingdom
    Starring Leigh McCormack, Marjorie Yates, Anthony Watson

    THE LONG DAY CLOSES is the most gloriously cinematic expression of the unique sensibility of Terence Davies, widely celebrated as Britain’s greatest living filmmaker. Suffused with both en...

  • Great Expectations

    Episode 2

    Directed by David Lean • 1946 • United Kingdom
    Starring John Mills, Finlay Currie, Martita Hunt

    One of the great translations of literature into film, David Lean’s GREAT EXPECTATIONS brings Charles Dickens’s masterpiece to robust on-screen life. Pip, Magwitch, Miss Havisham, and Estella populate...