- Sorry, this item is not available in
- Image not available
- To view this video download Flash Player
|Price:||$23.49 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details|
Other highlights include a post-Buffy Anthony Head, as Anne's clueless, blustery father, Sir Walter. Head gets to turn on his deft comic talent here in ways most American audiences have not yet seen him; he's clearly enjoying himself immensely, blustering about "my shrubberies" and other trivial affairs. The cinematography is lush (several breathtaking tracking shots are used, especially early on), as are the period costumes. The production was filmed exclusively on location, and the reality of the sets enforces the story.
Some fans may prefer the 1995 Amanda Root version, for the casting of Ciaran Hinds as Capt. Wentworth, but this later effort is a worthy entry in the Austen film oeuvre--and Rupert Penry-Jones is a dreamboat in his own right. As the wistful Anne says, on behalf of all women, "We do not forget you, so soon as you forget us." --A.T. Hurley
My favorite version of Persuasion. I love love love this version!!Published 5 days ago by Suzanne J Jager
One of the best Persuasion versions I have ever seen. Highly recommend it!!Published 14 days ago by rosa solorzano - lacayo
I love this version of Persuasion. It is fast paced, the music is beautiful, the scenes of Anne facing the camera are piercing. Read morePublished 15 days ago by CyndiB
This movie is one of the classics - remade. Just love it! Acting is wonderful as well as the story-line that they stayed pretty true too.Published 24 days ago by Joyce Rankin
|Topic||From this Discussion|
|Period Movie Recommendations||
Well, if you like Jane Austen, I would recommend the BBC version of North and South (book written by Elizabeth Gaskell). It is very well done and Pride and Prejudice-esque story-wise. After that, Wives and Daughters (also by Gaskell) is another great adaptation.
Jane Eyre is another great story,... Read More
Jan 15, 2008 by Melissa G. Dove | See all 29 posts
|Period Movie Recommendations||Be the first to reply|