Great Expectations

Great Expectations is a sad love story about Jimmy and Estella and how Estella consistently broke his heart throughout their lives.

  • Starring: Robert DeNiro, Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow
  • Director(s): Alfonso Cuaron
  • Producer(s): 20th Century Fox
  • Screenwriter(s): Mitch Glazer
  • Animal Coordinator: Unknown

Featured Animal Action

There are several scenes where pelicans are seen in the water, walking or sitting on a dock, and sitting on the roof tops of houses. When Jimmy is a young boy, he is seen out in his boat and some Seagulls are seen flying over head. A fish is also seen swimming in the water near Jimmy's feet. At Estella's aunt's house, some rats are seen scurrying around the inside of a piano, a frog is on a lily pad, a parrot in a cage, moths around a light bulb, and a large cat sitting on an ottoman or on someone's lap. The animals were placed on there mark and cued with verbal and hand commands. There is a scene where a lady bug is seen crawling on Jimmy's finger before flying away. In another scene, Jimmy and his brother-in-law are out fishing and they catch what looks to be a shark. Jimmy is seen supposedly jabbing at the fish. A dead fish was purchased from a local fish market.