Persuasion (1995)

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This film adaptation of Jane Austen's last novel follows Anne Elliot, the daughter of a financially troubled aristocratic family, who is persuaded to break her engagement to Frederick Wentworth, a young sea captain of meager means. Years later, money troubles force Anne's father to rent out the family estate to Admiral Croft, and Anne is again thrown into company with Frederick -- who is now rich, successful and perhaps still in love with Anne.

Director: Roger Michell
Writer: Nick Dear

Release Date: 1995-05-01
Status: Released
Run time: 104 min / 1:44
Production Companies : BBC Films, Sony Pictures Classics
Production Countries: France, United Kingdom
Release Date: 1995-05-01
Status: Released
Run time: 104 min / 1:44

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Amanda Root
as Anne Elliott
Ciarán Hinds
as Captain Frederick Wentworth
Susan Fleetwood
as Lady Russell
Fiona Shaw
as Mrs. Croft
John Woodvine
as Admiral Croft
Phoebe Nicholls
as Elizabeth Elliot
Samuel West
as Mr. Elliot
Sophie Thompson
as Mary Musgrave
Judy Cornwell
as Mrs. Musgrove
Simon Russell Beale
as Charles Musgrove
Felicity Dean
as Mrs. Clay
Roger Hammond
as Mr. Musgrove
Victoria Hamilton
as Henrietta Musgrove
Emma Roberts
as Louisa Musgrove
Robert Glenister
as Captain Harvile
Richard McCabe
as Captain Benwick
Helen Schlesinger
as Mrs. Smith
Jane Wood
as Nurse Rooke
David Collings
as Mr. Shepherd
Darlene Johnson
as Lady Dairympie
Cinnamon Faye
as Miss Carteret
Isaac Maxwell-Hunt
as Henry Hayter
Roger Llewellyn
as Sir Henry Willoughby
Sally George
as Mrs. Harville
Lonnie James
as Jemima
Corin Redgrave
as Sir Walter Eliot


Directing Roger Michell Director
Writing Jane Austen Novel
Writing Nick Dear Screenplay
Production Fiona Finlay Producer
Sound Jeremy Sams Original Music Composer
Camera John Daly Director of Photography
Editing Kate Evans Editor
Art William Dudley Production Design
Art Linda Ward Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Alexandra Byrne Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Kay Bilk Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Joanna Casserly Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Sally Collins Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Jean Speak Makeup Designer
Art Graham Bishop Set Dresser
Visual Effects Colin Gorry Visual Effects Designer
Crew Helen Caldwell Stunts
Camera Chris Capstick Still Photographer
Camera Stephen Foote Underwater Camera
Camera Jan Pester Steadicam Operator
Crew Geraldine Stephenson Choreographer
Writing Catherine Wearing Script Editor

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  • Persuasion by Jane Austen is a 2016 Enhanced Media publication. (Originally published in 1817) A wonderfully pleasant classic by one of my favorite writers. When I was invited to review a new book, the premise of which, is a modern -day retelling of Jane Austen’s Persuasion, I accepted immediately.

  • She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older. - Jane Austen, Persuasion . The novels of Jane Austen are filled with conversation - with chatter, gossip, speculation and homily. But in Persuasion, the central character scarcely speaks during some of the most important scenes.

  • File this under films-that-deserve-better-reviews-than-I'm-giving them. I liked it, but I just couldn't get behind it. Persuasion is a mature Jane Austen film, more subdued and grown-up than Pride ...

  • The 1995 Persuasion is a simple, elegant and sweet adaptation of one of Jane Austen’s most beloved stories that is faithful to the source material.

  • Lara Rossi as Anne in Persuasion at Manchester Royal Exchange. Photograph: Johan Persson To describe this as a frothy interpretation of Jane Austen’s final novel is to speak literally and ...

  • Read Common Sense Media's Persuasion review, age rating, and parents guide. Jane Austen love story with an admirable heroine. Read Common Sense Media's Persuasion review, age rating, and parents guide. ... Persuasion is my favorite Jane Austen book and now movie. To a lot of people they will probably think it is boring. But if you can handle a ...

  • Jane Austen died in 1817. "Persuasion" was published posthumously. The first edition is dated 1818. That makes this year, 2018, the bicentennial. Time to celebrate! I recommend reading the book AFTER seeing the 2007 movie starring Sally Hawkins and Rupert Penry-Jones (hereinafter referred to simply as "the movie" or "this movie").

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  • Persuasion at first reading was the worst of all. I was bored by the heroine Anne Elliot, and wasn't surprised to discover that even Jane Austen had said "she is too good for me".

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