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PG| 1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
As one of three daughters of the wealthy Sir Walter (Corin Redgrave), Anne (Amanda Root) is a privileged but lonely member of the English aristocracy. When her father leaves on a trip, he rents out part of his estate to relatives of Anne's ex-fiancé, Capt. Frederick Wentworth (Ciarán Hinds). Though Anne demurred over the marriage because of Wentworth's poor social standing and connections, he has since become very successful, and when he visits, Anne must confront the life she left behind.

Cast: Amanda Root , Ciarán Hinds , Susan Fleetwood , Corin Redgrave , Fiona Shaw , John Woodvine , Phoebe Nicholls , Samuel West

Director: Roger Michell

Genres: Romance

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Persuasion (1995)

Release Date: September 27th, 1995|1 hr. 42 min.

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  • April 27, 2010 knutsenfam
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    Understand---The heroine Anne Eliot is older than her other heroines...late 20s. This is the middleaged Jane Austen's last complete book. This time, Anne is considered the future old maid...in a time when if you didn't get married by 20, people might wonder that you'd never get married. (She's late 20s) First Anne was persuaded to reject her love - the young and poor sailor Wentworth...some years back. Now he has returned to her social circle...and Anne ********** as younger women fuss over the handsome (and now RICH) Captain Wentworth. It's a subtle romance. Definitely a quality Austen adaptation. Is not a fast paced film...but good if you like intricate romances! Has been highly rated by some Austen fans as a quality adaptation of the book "persuasion".

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