History Film / BoyCalledTwist

2nd Jan '16 7:18:07 AM pittsburghmuggle
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* ANounReferredToAsX: (A) "Boy Called Twist"
22nd Apr '14 11:13:57 AM hadle.II
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* RaceLift: Twist, Beadle, Fagin, Noah, Brownlow (now called Bassedien), Dodger, Nancy and Charlie Bates.
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* RaceLift: Twist, Beadle, Fagin, Noah, Brownlow (now called Bassedien), Monks, Dodger, Nancy and Charlie Bates.
22nd Apr '14 11:11:48 AM hadle.II
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* ContrivedCoincidence: as in the original novel, Twist [[spoiler: ends up being taken in by an elder relative who has no idea who he is.]]
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* ContrivedCoincidence: as in the original novel, Twist [[spoiler: ends up being taken in by an elder elderly relative who has no idea who he is.]]
18th Apr '14 12:28:38 PM hadle.II
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* AffablyEvil: Fagin. -->'''Fagin''': Have a delightful evening, Nancy. -->'''Nancy''': Piss off, Fagin.
18th Apr '14 7:17:39 AM hadle.II
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* BadGuyBar: Sikes lives above one, and the apartments serve as a brothel. Fagin also uses the bar for meetings with his associates.

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* BeingEvilSucks

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* BitterSweetEnding: [[spoiler: Twist finds a home with Bassedien and his kind domestic worker, Francene, but the other boys are most likely trapped in crime and poverty.]]

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* BreakTheCutie: Twist [[spoiler: becomes dangerously close to ending up a criminal on the streets.]] * CainAndAbel: [[spoiler: In this version, Monks is Brownlow\Bassedien's brother and not Twist's.]]

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* ContrivedCoincidence: as in the original novel, Twist [[spoiler: ends up being taken in by an elder relative who has no idea who he is.]]

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* CorruptTheCutie: What Fagin and his boys want to do to Twist.

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* DeathByChildbirth: Shamilla, Twist's mother.

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* DirtyCoward: Noah. * DisproportionateRetribution: in one of the most famous fictional examples, he is beaten and sent away for being coxed by the other children into asking for more gruel.

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* DomesticAbuser: Sikes.

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* FilmOfTheBook

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* HeelFaceTurn: Nancy is kind to Twist from the start, but when Sikes and Fagin threaten to hurt him, she [[spoiler: outright betrays them to help him]]. * HookerWithAHeartOfGold: Nancy.

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* ParentalSubstitute: Bassedien and Francene.

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* StrongFamilyResemblance: [[spoiler: Bassedien states that something about Twist makes him feel younger. This is most likely because the boy reminds him of his deceased daughter, Twist's mother.]]
18th Apr '14 7:03:07 AM hadle.II
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* WeaponOfChoice: Fagin carries a South African knopkierrie.
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* WeaponOfChoice: Fagin carries a South African knopkierrie.knobkierrie.
18th Apr '14 7:01:22 AM hadle.II
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* RaceLift: Twist, Bumble, Fagin, Noah, Brownlow (now called Bassedien), Dodger, Nancy and Charlie Bates.
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* RaceLift: Twist, Bumble, Beadle, Fagin, Noah, Brownlow (now called Bassedien), Dodger, Nancy and Charlie Bates.
18th Apr '14 6:59:24 AM hadle.II
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* TheDragon: Although he is an authority figure and a [[ChessMaster chessmaster]], he is intimidated by both Sikes and Monks and behaves in a subservient, sycophantic way to both of them.
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* TheDragon: Fagin. Although he is an authority figure and a [[ChessMaster chessmaster]], he is intimidated by both Sikes and Monks and behaves in a subservient, sycophantic way to both of them.
18th Apr '14 6:57:18 AM hadle.II
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** Monks is portrayed far more sympathetically than in most other adaptions, showing some sympathy for Twist in the end and helping to save his life.
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** Monks is portrayed far more sympathetically than in most other adaptions, showing some sympathy for Twist in the end and [[spoiler: helping to save his life.]]
13th Apr '14 3:59:21 PM hadle.II
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* PrecisionFStrike: Nancy's "Fuck you, Fagin!"
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