Release Date: December 25th, 1999
DVD Release Date: July 11th, 2000
PG-13|1 hr 50 min
Fanny (Frances O'Connor), born into a poor family, is sent away to live with wealthy uncle Sir Thomas (Harold Pinter), his wife (Lindsay Duncan) and their four children, where she'll be brought up for a proper introduction to society. She is treated unfavorably by her relatives, except for her cousin Edmund (Jonny Lee Miller), whom she grows fond of. However, Fanny's life is thrown into disarray with the arrival of worldly Mary Crawford (Embeth Davidtz) and her brother Henry (Alessandro Nivola).
Director: Patricia Rozema
Genres: Historical drama
Production Co: Arts Council of England, BBC, Miramax Films, HAL Films
Distributors: Miramax Films