October 5, 1968
Genre(s): Drama, Family, Music
Oliver is an orphan boy who leave his miserable existence in an orphanage and takes to the streets. He soon meets up with a gang of pickpockets and becomes a member of their group, experiencing a sense of togetherness and welcome entirely novel to him. However, this comes with a price, as he is still expected to pull his weight. This becomes more difficult when he is asked to steal from a wealthy man who takes him under his wing. Oliver has some difficult decisions to make as he tries to determine who is really on his side and who isn't, and all of these events unfold in song, from his lively initiation to the side stories of characters also trying to find their way.