Sense And Sensibility
From acclaimed writer Andrew Davies (BBCs Pride and Prejudice starring Colin Firth) comes this enchanting new adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel about love and marriage. Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve when she falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby, ignoring her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behavior leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Will the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find personal happiness in a society where status and money govern the rules of love?
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- Released: 1995
- Rating: PG
- Review: The third and least interesting entry in 1995's Jane Austen sweepstakes, in which the earthbound PERSUASION finished a length behind the effervescent, Emma-inspired CLUELESS. Emma Thompson's workmanlike screenplay follows the fatherless Dashwood sisters (… (more)