An international trailer for writer/director Andrew Adamson’s Mr Pip has been released and can be watched using the player below. Based on the Lloyd Jones novel, the drama stars Hugh Laurie, Xzannjah, Healesville Joel and Eka Darville.
In 1991, a war over a copper mining in the South Pacific tore the island of Bougainville apart. In 14 year-old Matilda’s tiny village, the reclusive “Popeye (Hugh Laurie) offers the children escape into Dickens’ “Great Expectations.” But on an island at war, fiction can have dangerous consequences.
A release date has not yet been set for the film.