Director: Roger Michell - Director/"Buddha Suburbs"
Theatrical Release: 1995
Rated: PG-13 (MPAA)
Length: 104 mins
Studio: Sony Pictures Home
A lavish BBC production of Jane Austen's 1818 love story of an English officer pursuing the woman he loves through youthful rejection, long estrangement, and eventual, glorious reconciliation.;
Fiona Shaw - British Actress
John Woodvine - British Actor
Susan Fleetwood - British Actress
Ciaran Hinds - Actor
Amanda Root - Star, THE IMPRESSIONISTS (2006)
Roger Michell - Director/"Buddha Suburbs"
"...An engaging adaptation..."
"...Gorgeously directed, written and acted....A sharply witty, touching and vital romance..."
"...Witty and suspenseful, this PERSUASION is enthralling." -- Rating: A-
"...[The film] carries a genuinely heady adrenaline rush....Root is terrific..."
"...Literate, sophisticated, bitingly funny, it's a Cinderella romance so delicious you want it never to end..."
"...Michell's direction is] like a matter-of-fact record of the events under study. In that he reflects Austen's tone. The details are right..."
"A stirring version of the Jane Austen novel....For those who love to travel back into timeless literature via the movies, there's no fresher place than this film..."