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Critical Essay by Joss Lutz Marsh

SOURCE: Marsh, Joss Lutz. “Inimitable Double Vision: Dickens, Little Dorrit, Photography, Film.” Dickens Studies Annual 22 (1993): 239-82.

In the following essay, Marsh discusses the 1987 film adaptation of Little Dorrit.

1: Interpretation and Adaptation

In 1987, working from a converted warehouse in London's run-down Docklands by the Dickensian name of Grice's Wharf, the little-known director Christine Edzard and Sands Films released an adaptation of Dickens's 1855-57 novel Little Dorrit that rivaled as few had thought film could do the convolutions and sheer length of its “un-cinematic” and sociocritical original. Her two-part film of Little Dorrit runs six hours—four times as long as a standard Hollywood movie. Part 1, Nobody's Fault, views the action from the point of view of diffident, middle-aged Arthur Clennam, just returned from twenty years&#x...

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