Director. Douglas McGrath
Starring. Alan Cumming, Charlie Hunnam, Christopher Plummer, Jamie Bell, Jim Broadbent, Nathan Lane, Romola Garai
When his father dies, leaving young Nicholas Nickleby, his mother and sister Kate penniless, the family travels to London to beg financial support from their uncle Ralph. Unfortunately, Ralph exploits the grieving Nicklebys and sends Nicholas away to a school run by the abusive Wackford Squeers and his equally horrid wife. Determined to reunite his family, Nicholas runs away from the school with fellow classmate Smike.