Sense & Sensibility

Sense & Sensibility

DVD - 2008
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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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mamabadger56
Jun 07, 2018

This is a wonderful adaptation of Jane Austen's novel, with a great cast. It's not quite as visually grand and impressive as Ang Lee's version, but closer to the original novel in storyline, and in my opinion capturing Austen's characters more closely.

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BarbFerreira
May 02, 2018

I always watched the other version with Emma Thompson so I wasnt excited about this but I ended up loving this one better. The actresses chosen were perfect and I LOVE Dan Stevens!

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althena
Apr 12, 2018

Watched only the first two minutes. When Jane Austen starts with a half nude sex scene, I am not watching.

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trcookIIImddmd
Aug 23, 2017

Nice chic flic; period pieces of Britain are wonderful.

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Booksss14
Apr 29, 2017

I love this adaption! Way better than the Emma Thompson version for two reasons:
1. It just is.
2.Dan Stevens plays Edward Ferrars!!! AKA- Matthew Crawley ;)

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PumkinJam
Oct 10, 2016

This adaptation is so well done and so much better than the Emma Thompson movie. All characters are cast perfectly. The scenery is beautiful. The story was fully developed and clear. It's a must see if you enjoy this book.

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pemberely
Oct 31, 2014

brilliant......
MATTHEW CRAWLEY PLAYS EDWARD:0

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ashleysears
Jul 01, 2014

Having never read the book or watched any other version of this story. I didn't know what to expect. I really really enjoyed this movie. I couldn't however get into the second disc Miss Austen Regrets, probably because I have seen those actors in other movies and they didn't seem to fit properly.

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MadisonParkMilo
Feb 15, 2014

BBC Masterpiece Theater at its Absolute Finest. However, the ending on the first disc is so abrupt, that watching the second disc with a complete new story is a downer.

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johncruse
Feb 07, 2014

I liked it.

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Jul 15, 2010

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J9833
Oct 27, 2017

Nothing has proved him unworthy; nor has anything declared him indifferent to me.— I have had to contend against the unkindness of his sister, and the insolence of his mother; and have suffered the punishment of an attachment, without enjoying its advantages.

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