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33 inspirations


Persuasion  (1971 Film)

Year: 1971 Starring: Ann Firbank, Bryan Marshall, Richard Vernon

Jane Austen’s last novel provides the plot for this earlier Granada miniseries. Set in pre-Victorian England, this movie tells the story of Anne Elliot, who now having lost her “bloom” is re-united with the dashing Captain Frederick Wentworth whose advances she had refused seven years earlier. Now that he has gained both connections and fortune … Read More

Genre: Persuasion
Format: Film


Persuasion  (1995 Film)

Year: 1995 Starring: Amanda Root, Ciarán Hinds, Susan Fleetwood

Eight years earlier, Anne Elliot, the daughter of a financially troubled aristocratic family, was persuaded to break off her engagement to Frederick Wentworth, a young seaman, who, though promising, had poor family connections. When her father rents out the family estate to Admiral Croft, Anne is thrown into company with Frederick, because his sister is … Read More

Genre: Persuasion
Format: Film


Persuasion  (2007 Film)

Royal Navy captain Wentworth was haughtily turned down eight years ago as suitor of pompous baronet Sir Walter Elliot’s daughter Anne, despite true love. Now he visits their former seaside country estate, rented by his brother-in-law, admiral Croft, so the financially stressed baronet can afford a fashionable, cheaper residence in trendy Bath. First the former … Read More

Genre: Persuasion
Format: Film


Mansfield Park  (2007 Film)

Year: 2007 Starring: Billie Piper, Blake Ritson, Michelle Ryan

Poor relation Fanny Price is allowed at 10 to live on rich, prestigious Sir Thomas’s grand estate Mansfield. Raised almost as one of his own children, she becomes everyone’s favorite pet, bonding especially with sensitive Edmund Bertram, who aspires a virtuous vicarage rather then gain or glory. The family feels betrayed when fanny refuses a … Read More

Format: Film