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Mr Pip (film)


Mr Pip (2012) is an adaption of Lloyd Jones' 2006 novel, Mister Pip. Hugh Laurie stars as Mr Watts and Matilda is played by Xzannjah Matsi.

The film was shot in Bourgainville, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand and is set during the civil war in Bourgainville. Mr Watts - the only white man lived on the island - becomes the village school teacher and reads a chapter of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations everyday. Matilda finds the story an escape at a time when there is serious conflict happening in Bourgainville.

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